Force Commander's Visit to Force Reserve Company, Camp Faouar - 23 December
Lt Gen Ishwar Hamal, UNDOF Force Commander and Head of Mission, visited the Irish Force Reserve Company at Camp Faouar, for the first time after the induction of the contingent to the mission on 23 December 2020.
The Force Commander was received by Lt Col Kieran Carey, Officer Commanding, FRC on his arrival, and a general salute was presented.
Thereafter, Force Commander interacted with the officers, JCOs and OR of the FRC, wherein the Force Commander expressed his pleasure on visiting FRC and applauded the company for rendering their duties in utmost competent means since the induction of the company. Acknowledging that Covid-19 has presented difficulties for all contingents in learning their trade in the mission area, the Force Commander commented on the confidence that he has in his Irish troops to support the mission in achieving its mandate.
The Force Commander was briefed by the Commanding Officer and key appointment holders on the various operational and logistic aspects of the Company. During the visit, FC also inspected displayed equipment and observed the QRT Demonstrations by APCs.