Celebration of the Patron Saints of Weapons and Corps of the Army in the Palace of Isabell II

This year, the Palace of Isabel II hosted the celebration of the Patron Saints of the Arms and Corps of the Army in Menorca. The event, carried out this morning, consisted of a mass celebrated by the Bishop of Menorca, D. Gerardo Villalonga, the relevant speeches and the Act of Tribute to those who gave their lives for Spain, carried out by the small endowment of professional soldiers stationed in Menorca and a representation of the Royal Brotherhood of Veterans of the FAS and GC that ended, as tradition establishes, with the offering of a wreath of flowers.


All the soldiers stationed in the square were present at the event and a large number of them not active, since the same, with a deep-rooted military tradition, once had a large garrison, which is why today they reside on the island. large number of former soldiers. The majority of the island’s civil authorities have also attended.


After the traditional gloss on the figure of the Immaculate Conception, Colonel Víctor Manuel Herrero intervened, who stated the following: “…This year we have changed the framework of our celebration. We have moved it from the San Isidro barracks to the Palace of Isabel II. Although the framework is different, those that have made its development possible remain the same. Therefore, allow me to use the penultimate words to thank the commanders, troops and civilian personnel of both barracks for the work so well done so that everything went perfectly. Without you and your dedication, throughout the year, we would not be able to move forward.”


The event ended with a breakfast for all attendees.

 

 

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