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King Takes Part in Military Exercise
Amman, 29 September 2003

His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, joined members of a unit of the King Abdullah II Armored Division in a military exercise conducted this morning within the annual training of the armed forces.

The exercise which was attended by His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Ben Al Hussein, Royal Court chief and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, included field applications using various weapons with the participation of Royal Air Force helicopters.

The participants showed a high level of proficiency that reflected the distinguished level of the unit. His Majesty met with the participants and thanked them for the efforts they exerted during the exercise.

The exercise was also attended by senior army officers.