CBMMG introduces students to its Soldier Training Course in Minas Gerais

October 24, 2023
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Minas Gerais Military Fire Department inaugurates new training cycle

On Monday, October 23, 2023, the Minas Gerais Military Fire Department (CBMMG) greeted 354 newcomers as they embarked on the Soldier Training Course (CFSd).

This pivotal event was held at the Military Fire Academy (ABM) in Belo Horizonte.

The importance of Minas Gerais in shaping the next generation of firefighters

Dubbed “zero week”, this introduction will familiarize students with subjects now integral to their military career.

They’ll delve deep into the history and mission of the CBMMG, emphasizing teamwork’s crucial role and unwavering dedication to life-saving.

Training highlights in Minas Gerais: From organizational structure to physical fitness

Lectures scheduled for the week cover a diverse range of subjects, including:

  • CBMMG’s organizational makeup and distinct identity.
  • Military firefighters’ rights and guarantees.
  • The command blueprint and Internal Affairs Department’s purpose.
  • Firefighter health and the use of social media within the corporation.
  • The academic routine’s intricacies and the institution’s core values and principles. Operational workshops and Military Physical Training (TFM) sessions also form part of the program.

This intensive “zero week” signifies the onset of a 9-month training regimen.

The ultimate goal? Preparing these future soldiers to serve Minas Gerais’ residents commendably, ensuring the CBMMG’s continued legacy of sterling service.

Colonel Erlon Dias do Nascimento Botelho, the CBMMG’s general commander, addressed* the new second class soldiers: “You are now part of one of the most respected public institutions.

“My hope is that you all dedicate yourselves fully, striving for utmost success and delivering unparalleled service to our society.”

FSJA Comment

The Minas Gerais Military Fire Department’s dedication to fostering the next wave of firefighter professionals is a testament to their commitment to community safety and excellence.

Their comprehensive training program, as illustrated by the “zero week”, ensures a deep understanding of the essential roles these future soldiers will play.

CBMMG’s continued efforts in offering such rigorous training programs reaffirm the importance of Minas Gerais as a pivotal hub for shaping the future of fire safety.

*Information in this article was translated using automated software and may contain errors.

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