GDF’s Exercise Greenheart in progress

first_imgExercise GreenheartThe Guyana Defence Force (GDF) on Thursday stated that ranks are currently engaged in Exercise Greenheart in the areas between Mara Settlement and Tacama waterfront in the Upper Berbice River.The aim of this exercise is for the Force to practise close country operations. As such, there is no need for alarm or panic because of the increased presence and passage of uniformed ranks throughout the communities, farms, and along the river.Additionally, during the exercise, the Force will be conducting medical outreach programmes for riverine communities between Mara Settlement and Tacama waterfront from August 10 to August 12.The Guyana Defence Force, in a release to the media, stated the Exercise Greenheart commenced on Monday, August 5, and will conclude on Friday, August 16, 2019.The exercise is like any other annual Force tactical exercise that is intended to assess and test the preparedness of our troops to conduct operations in the jungle, and, at the same time, identify deficiencies which could be corrected to ensure full competency in the environment.last_img

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