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#WeAreNATO – the Portuguese CBRN specialist (WITH SUBS)

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Major Ana Silva leads a CBRN defence component in the Portuguese army. She’s proud of being a soldier and a mother.

Synopsis

Major Ana Silva is the commander of the chemical, biological radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defence component in the Portuguese army.

While she is proud of being part of the army, she feels that her main mission is raising her family and demonstrating to her children through the commitment to her job that the easiest solutions are not always the best.
Footage includes various shots of CBRN specialists wearing protective suits, along with shots of Ana leading a CBRN training.

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Photos and video of Ana with her children.

ANA IS A PROUD MOTHER OF TWO

DEVOTED TO HER CHILDREN AND FAMILY

Shots of her working

Text on screen:
Major Ana Silva
CBRN Specialist, Portuguese Army

“My main mission is being a mother, feeding my family. This is absolutely essential for me. When I participate in any mission, it has to be for them and to give them the example that the easiest solutions are not always the best, or the ones we should follow.

I have the honour and privilege of commanding the biological, chemical and radiological defence component of the Portuguese Army."

IN HER WORKING LIFE

SHE IS A MILITARY COMMANDER


Various shots of CBRN training.

SHE IS INSPIRED BY THE VALUES OF THE MILITARY

"We have responsibilities within the Alliance regarding our credibility and our military capabilities."

Various shots of Ana working in her office and at the base.


PORTUGAL IS ONE OF NATO’S FOUNDING MEMBERS
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NATO704415
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