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Belgian and German Air Force soldiers with the NATO Air Policing mission in the Baltics send Christmas greetings home

20 Dec 2018 15:24

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German soldiers with the German Air Force detachment under the NATO Air Policing mission in the Baltics send Christmas greetings home, along with a group of Belgian soldiers with the Belgian Air Force detachment under the same NATO Air Policing mission. Soundbites in English and German.

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1. (00:00:00) SOLDIERS WITH THE BELGIAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION IN ESTONIA SAY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS IN ENGLISH 2. (00:05:05) SOLDIERS WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SAY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS IN GERMAN ‘We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!’ 3. (00:10:10) GERMAN SOLDIER WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SOUNDBITES IN GERMAN ‘My name is Petro Stanko and I am the chaplain at the Ingolstadt garrison. I am pleased to follow the airmen and women here with German Air Force mission in the Baltics, to be with them during the pre-Christmas season, to offer prayer services and be available for talking, and to celebrate church services. I would like to wish all who are here and at home waiting for their loved ones a wonderful holiday season and peace both at home and here. Have a blessed pre-Christmas season and a great and happy New Year.’ 4. (00:46:11) GERMAN SOLDIER WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SOUNDBITES IN GERMAN ‘Right now I am serving with the German Air Force detachment under NATO’s enhanced Air Policing in the Baltics with the User Help Desk. This year, I am going to spend Christmas with my colleagues and I would like to send greetings to my mother and all other colleagues who are on operations over the holidays.’ 5. (00:59:22) GERMAN FEMALE SOLDIER WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SOUNDBITES IN GERMAN ‘Hi, we are here at the German Air Force detachment under NATO’s enhanced Air Policing in the Baltics. To all our colleagues in Neuburg and surroundings we wish a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2019.’ 6. (01:11:05) GERMAN SOLDIER WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SOUNDBITES IN GERMAN ‘And above all a red-and-white Christmas, a blessed Christmas. To all our colleague airmen and women at home and their families: all the best for the New Year.’ 7. (01:17:10) GERMAN FEMALE SOLDIER WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SOUNDBITES IN GERMAN ‘I am here at German Air Force detachment under NATO’s enhanced Air Policing in the Baltics and I work as an orderly. This year I will enjoy Christmas together with my colleagues in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. To my children and my family I wish merry Christmas and to all colleagues a great start into the New Year.’ 8. (01:33:20) GERMAN SOLDIER WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SOUNDBITES IN GERMAN ‘Hi, I am serving with the German Air Force detachment under NATO’s enhanced Air Policing in the Baltics as an aviation electronics mechanic with the specialty of maintenance technology at the rescue systems group. To all colleagues all over the world, in Germany and also in my home unit, I wish merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Kind regards to all my family. Keep your chin up.’ 9. (01:52:20) GERMAN FEMALE SOLDIER WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SOUNDBITES IN GERMAN ‘Hi, I am serving in the administration of NATO’s enhanced Air Policing and I wish a Happy New Year to all. This year I will be with my colleagues during Christmas.’ 10. (02:01:11) GERMAN SOLDIER WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SOUNDBITES IN GERMAN ‘Hi, I am serving with the German Air Force detachment under NATO’s enhanced Air Policing in the Baltics as an operations officer with the technical group. To all those at home and in operations I wish Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. This Christmas I will be with my colleagues here in Ämari, Estonia.’ 11. (02:14:20) GERMAN SOLDIERS WITH THE GERMAN DETACHMENT TO THE NATO AIR POLICING MISSION SOUNDBITES IN GERMAN ‘The German Operational Detachment under NATO’s enhanced Air Policing in the Baltics wishes merry Christmas and a great start into the New Year.’ END

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Reference
NATO744046
Date filming
01 Dec 2018 12:00
Location
Ämari Air Base
Country
Estonia
Usage rights
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Type
B-roll