Fulfilling his agenda in the USA, the Commander also visited the facilities of the Brazilian Aeronautics Commission in Washington
Air Force Agency
The Commander of the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), Air Lieutenant Brigadier Carlos de Almeida Baptista Junior, took the opportunity to visit the United States Air Force (USAF) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its creation. On Monday (12/09), the General Officer was at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, and on Wednesday (14/09), at the Brazilian Aeronautical Commission in Washington (CABW).
At the UN, the FAB Commander was accompanied by a committee from the Air Force Academy (AFA), and was received by the Military Advisor at the Permanent Mission of Brazil to the UN, Air Lieutenant Brigadier Luiz Fernando de Aguiar, and visited the General Assembly, the Security Council room and other facilities of the Organization.
According to the Advisor to the Military Advisor at the Permanent Mission of Brazil to the UN, Air Major Andrei Henning Salmoria, Brazil has played an important role in the UN since its creation, having participated in several Peace Operations. Throughout its history, the Brazilian Air Force has contributed, for example, with aircraft and continues to contribute with military personnel to international peacekeeping.
“Therefore, the presence of the Air Force Commander and his entourage, especially the Air Force cadets, future officers and leaders of our organization, is very important to provide an on-site visit, knowledge, and update on the Brazilian participation in such an important organization for the maintenance of international peace and security”, explained Major Salmoria.
Brazilian Aeronautical Commission in Washington
The Brazilian Aeronautical Commission in Washington (CABW) celebrated its 77th anniversary on August 21st. Since its creation, in 1945, it has focused on the search, acquisition, reception, and transport of material, with the purpose of meeting the demands of material logistics, supporting the aeronautical projects. Today, it is an institution recognized by its importance, capacity, and efficiency in favor of the Brazilian Air Force.
According to the Chief of the Brazilian Aeronautical Commission in Washington, Aviator Colonel Wilson Paulo Correa Marques, the visit to CABW’s facilities was an important moment to update the FAB Commander on the current scenario of the activities developed in the Military Organization. “During the visit, the Commander interacted with the personnel, took part in a briefing about the main works carried out here, and also visited several divisions of the Commission,” he added.
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