3rd Commando Brigade (Turkey)

The 3rd Commando Brigade is one of the 12 infantry brigades designated as commando in Turkish Land Forces. It's under the 7th Corps and is headquartered at Siirt. The unit was involved in the Operation Olive Branch (2018) in Syria and is actively involved in the Kurdish–-Turkish conflict. It was professionalized in 2010.[1][2]

3rd Commando Brigade
CountryTurkey Turkey
AllegianceTurkish Army
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
SizeBrigade
Part of7th Corps
Garrison/HQSiirt
Motto(s)"Güçlüyüz, Cesuruz, Hazırız."
"We are strong, We are brave, We are ready."
Mascot(s)Scorpion
EngagementsOperation Olive Branch
Commanders
Current
commander
Brigadier Gen. Ferat Vural

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Siirt'te 3. Komando Tugay Komutanlığı'na roketatarla saldırı girişimi". www.ntv.com.tr (in Turkish). Retrieved 2020-11-24.
  2. ^ "Aşı ne kadar süre koruyor? Güvenli mi? İşte merak edilen 8 soru ve cevabı". CNN Türk (in Turkish). Retrieved 2020-11-24.