Finnish Jaeger Troops

New jaegers join the ranks!
08MAR16
Let us welcome the new jaegers to the unit.

We welcome the new members to join the ranks:

Jaeger tomsa

Jaeger Demostern

The new members have completed their basic training successfully and have been assigned to the unit.

- Commander
Transition to ArmA 3
20JAN16
Transition from ArmA 2 -environment to the newest ArmA 3 -environment has been successfully implemented.

The unit now operates at full capacity in ArmA 3.

- Commander
Finland's Independence Day 2015 - Promotions and awards ceremony
06DEC15
Finnish Jaeger Troops - Independence Day ceremonies were held on December 6th 2015.

One member was promoted and several fighters received ribbons and commendations from the Commanding Officer.

The awards are as following:

Private Nyyppis from the 1st Squad "Sisu" was promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal.

This year is a special year for First Sergeant Teme, for he has accomplished a total of 10 years in command positions in the Finnish Jaeger Troops. For his 10 years of command service, First Sergeant Teme was awarded the Medal of Command.

Special Service Ribbons were awarded to the video team members for their outstanding work to promote what the Finnish Jaeger Troops do.

Recipients of the Special Service Medal and Ribbons:

- Private Korpisolttu was awarded the Special Service Medal for his magnificent contribution in creating the Koulutus 2015 advertisement video.

- Lance Corporal Jurmo was awarded the Special Ribbon as a reward for a job well done with the video team's recent project: Koulutus 2015

A hearty congratulation to the newly promoted Lance Corporal Nyyppis, First Sergeant Teme and the video team!

Happy Independence Day!



- Commander
Flag Day of Defence Forces and the birthday of Carl Gustav Emil Mannerheim
04JUN15
Finnish Defence Forces celebrate their annual Flag Day celebrations and ceremony in the city of Oulu. June 4th is also the birthday of Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland.

The Flag Day ceremonies include a military parade and celebrations in the Defence Forces. A total troop of 1200 personnel and approximately 90 vehicles take part in the Flag Day parade.

Military promotions and awards have usually been awarded during the Flag Day and the Independence Day.

Finnish Jaeger Troops Flag Day promotions are as follows:

- Corporal Jani was promoted to the rank of Sergeant

- Private Metsis was promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal

Finnish Jaeger Troops command congratulate the recipients and wish everyone a nice Flag Day!
May 31st - Finale Games - Finnish Jaeger Troops 12 years!
01JUN15
Finnish Jaeger Troops played it's Finale Games of the Spring 2015 on May 31st 2015.

Before the actual action began, there was a short ceremony for promotions and awards. This ceremony also marks the 12 years of service for Finnish Jaeger Troops.

Promotions and awards were:

- Captain Gordon.F and First Sergeant Teme were awarded the 12 years service medal attachment to their golden member medals.

- Corporal Astalo was awarded the Senior Instructor silver star attachment to his Instructor Ribbon.

- Members of the School of Armor Warfare were awarded the Armor Ribbon for their service as tank crew members in the unit.

Armor Ribbon was awarded to:
- Sergeant Hinkkiz
- Corporal Astalo
- Lance Corporal Nasse
- Private Ottomaani

- Private Ale was awarded with the bronze star attachment to his Special Service Ribbon for his services as a backup game host.

- Captain Gordon.F was awarded the Voluntary Service Ribbon with one silver star attachment.

- Lance Corporal Antivirus and Private Nyyppis were awarded the Voluntary Service Ribbon.