Mountain Warfare COE NATO 12 - 15 june 2018 Slovenia

The NATO Mountain Warfare Centre of Excellence will conduct the first Mountain Warfare Congress at the NATO MW COE Poljce 27, 4275 Begunje na Gorenjskem, Slovenia. more...

International Mountain Day 11 Dec

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U.N. web site - International mountain days

The 9th RONU Congress has elected new RONU President

The 9th RONU Congress has elected General (r) Zlatan Stoykov as a new RONU President. more...

IFMS Days 2017 - Slovenia

At 31st IFMS Congress in Innsbruck in September 2016, Slovenian delegation was offering organization of the IFMS Days 2017. more...

NEW INFO - 2017 the 32th Congress

9 may 2017 UPDATE

Location: 1000 Island Harbor Hotel, Clayton New York
Good morning from the land of the free and the home of the brave! I would like to remind everyone that your RSVP for IFMS 32 is requested by 1 June 2017. I hope to see you all in attendance.

Climb to Glory, Jim. more...

15th Memorial and 13th day of brotherhood Italian/Spanish

The day 1 April, the Secretary General of the I.F.M.S., General Renato Genovese , has participated in Avellanes (Spain) in the 15th Memorial and 13th Day of Brotherhood Italian/Spanish, organized by the Spanish Association of Veterans Soldiers of Mountain


The 31st IFMS congress in Innsbruck 07-11 september 2016

From 7 to 11 September I had the good fortune to be in Innsbruck for the 31st Congress of the IFMS and I did not know what to expect as the only Mountain Soldiers I had met beforehand were the Italian Alpini with whom I have had close ties for several years. From the beginning I had been impressed by them and I agree with General Frido von Senger und Etterlin, Commander of the XIV Panzer Corps in World War II, who described them as follows “In Piedmont there were also many alpine units, the best that the Italian Army could produce---proud, quiet, outwardly not very disciplined troops, but reliable types, brought up the hard way, accustomed to camping in the eternal snows with only the barest supplies. They were magnificent soldiers, to whose pride and modesty I paid tribute whenever I happened to encounter an Alpino”. more...