Following meetings with the mayor, Jose Lopez, has been holding with the representatives of civil and military establishments of the city, on Thursday received in the Town Hall of General Marine brigade and commander of the Force Protection Navy Andres Francisco Gacio Painceira.La interview has developed in a very cordial tone, in line with the good relations the City with the Armed Forces, and has display character protocolaria.Gacio Painceira took up his new Cartagena destination as Force Commander of the Navy Protection in the middle of last September.
Under his leadership Third South (located in San Fernando), the Third of Levante (Cartagena), the Third North (Ferrol), the Association of Marine Madrid and Security Unit Canary Islands (Las Palmas is located Gran Canaria).
Among its highlights missions to provide physical security for bases, facilities, centers, organizations and individuals of the Navy.
In addition, its forces are also prepared to participate Interdiction Operations (MIO) and Maritime Security (MFP) and to perform other duties arising out of the ground combat capability of its units.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena