President Iohannis decorates troops for proven professionalism in Afghanistan

President Klaus Iohannis signed on Thursday a decree decorating Colonel Simion Sorin Cirstea and Commodore Ilie Toma-Dorel Trusca.

The Presidential Administration says Iohannis awarded the Military Virtue in rank of Knight decorations with military insignia to Colonel Simion Sorin Cirstea and Commodore Ilie Toma-Dorel Trusca as a token of “appreciation for proven professionalism and courage in high-risk areas, as well as for the promotion of the image of the Romanian Armed Forces in the Afghan theatres of war.”

Trusca is Romania’s senior representative in Afghanistan.

The decoration was made on a recommendation from Minister of National Defence Adrian Tutuianu.

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