Third "NATO Day" in City of Bydgoszcz with 3NSB.
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland - With thousands of people, interesting military
presentations and many attractions for all participants, Bydgoszcz celebrated
the 2019 NATO Day. For the third time the City of Bydgoszcz, together with all NATO
units based in Bydgoszcz and the Polish Armed Forces, invited local residents
to learn about NATO during an open-air event held in Myślęcinek Park on 14
event started with a presentation of all NATO and Partner Nations represented
in Bydgoszcz. For the first time
citizens could see a "parade of nations" after which 25 flags – the flags of
NATO, the 23 Troop Contributing Nations to NCISG and of one Partnership for
Peace nation, Georgia - were officially placed on the stage and remained there until
the end of the day.
units presented information, materials and activities that engaged not only
kids. 3NSB personnel actively promoted NATO, NCISG and 3NSB to visitors as well.
Souvenirs they received as tokens of appreciation will certainly keep nice
memories of the day alive.
of Bydgoszcz had a chance to explore static and dynamic displays of hardware,
including NCISG 3NSB equipment and vehicles. All these helped them better understand
the mission of the Alliance.
other contests prepared to make the event more attractive, the "terrain
massacre" was a special one, very demanding and for tough participants who
competed in a five-kilometer run combined with various obstacles. After stiff
rivalry among 20 teams, the 3NSB team took eighth place.
performances and concerts, playground zones for children, service dogs' show
and famous Polish traditional army-style pea soup completed the day, so even
the youngest participants were satisfied.
weather during the day was our ally, we had perfect conditions to present NATO
and its units based in Bydgoszcz to thousands of citizens.
Commander 3NSB, Lieutenant-Colonel Michal Klement, explains NCISG's structure and work.