(ANSA) – TURIN, 07 APR – With today’s ceremony at the Montegrappa barracks in Turin, the celebrations for the seventieth anniversary of the Taurinense Alpine Brigade began, which in April 1952 collected the legacy of the traditional Piedmontese Alpine units. In front of the deployment of all the departments of the Brigade with their War Flags, were present the governor Alberto Cirio, the Commander of the Alpine Troops, General Ignazio Gamba, the Commander of the Taurinense, General Nicola Piasente and the president of the National Alpine Association Sebastiano Favero.
The seven decades of history of Taurinense unfold through post-war reconstruction and the Cold War, and then graft onto the third millennium and the new global challenges to security and stability. It includes 5,000 men and women, who serve in eight departments. Always at the forefront, at the service of the community and international security, there are numerous operational theaters in which they have been deployed from the 90s onwards. The commitment on the front of natural disasters is also punctual, currently the Brigade is engaged in Latvia with NATO and in Norway, while in Italy it contributes to the Safe Roads operation alongside the police in numerous locations.
Numerous initiatives to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Taurinense continue. (HANDLE).