EU NAVFOR Officer Lieutenant Commander Honoured by Djiboutian Prime Minister
On Saturday 6 April Djiboutian Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed graciously awarded Lieutenant Commander Luc de Saint Sernin (French Navy) the rank and dignity of Knight of the National Order of 27th of June for his outstanding service and assistance given to the Djiboutian Authorities during his time as the European Union Naval Force Liaison Officer for Operation Atalanta based in Djibouti.
Operation Atalanta is the EU’s counter piracy mission off the Horn of Africa and Djibouti is a key partner and logistic hub for EU Naval Force warships in the region.
Raising him to the rank of Knight of the National Order of the 27th of June, Prime Minister congratulated Lieutenant-Commander de Saint Sernin for the quality of service he gave to the Djiboutian government in general and to the Coast Guard Corps in particular.
Naval Today Staff, April 24, 2013; Image: EU Navfor