Martin started the key management system in the second half of August. With 195 other newcomers, he left for Elsenborn almost immediately for a five-week starting camp. The newspaper Nord-Eclair reported that the young man was found dead at the Elsenborn camp on 25 September. No one else was involved in his death. More details are missing.
Last Monday we said goodbye to the young student officer. Martin was praised by fellow students in the social and military sciences program, including the first son of the royal couple. His father is also a soldier. Stationed in the barracks of Tournai. His classmates bid farewell to the deceased young man. “The students formed an honor guard at the cemetery. It was very protocol and it was a nice homage,” Assistant Major Jean-Marc Freese told Nord Eclair.
Just last week, the blue hats were awarded to KMS students who successfully completed the start-up camp. Prince Gabriel received from the commander-in-chief of the army and his father, King Philip. “In the camp, future officers had long and intense days where they were introduced to military discipline, exercises, tactics, and armament. They need those basic military skills, on a physical and personal level, for their professional training,” according to KMS.
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