New French Military Contingent Arrives Central African Republic Capital Bangui

The replacement of the troops comes four months after the MISLOG-BANGUI arrived in the country.

At the end of a four-month mission to the Central African Republic, the French military detachment of the Logistic Mission in Bangui known as MISLOG-BANGUI, stationed in Camp M’Poko, Central African Republic has been replaced by a new contingent from France.

The replacement of the troops comes four months after the MISLOG-BANGUI arrived in the country.

The change of command ceremony which took place on Friday, March 18, at Camp M’Poko was presided over by Brig. Gen. Francois-Xavier Mabin, Commander of French troops in Gabon.

Liet.-Col. Jean Pencreach succeeds Liet-Col.Frederic Perruchon at the head of MISLOG-BANGUI.

The Mission Logistique Bangui is under the command of French soldiers in Gabon. 

Stationed in Camp M’Poko, MISLOG-BANGUI has a mission to ensure support for the European Union Training Mission in the Central African Republic (EUTM-CAR) and to French soldiers of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).

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