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Slovenia pays tribute to its greatest general as first woman promoted to the rank

Ljubljana/Maribor, 23 November - One hundred years after General Rudolf Maister established the first Slovenian army in modern history, Alenka Ermenc was promoted to become the country's first woman army general.

Maribor
The national ceremony for the Rudolf Maister Day
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Maribor
The national ceremony for the Rudolf Maister Day
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Maribor
The national ceremony for the Rudolf Maister Day
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Maribor
The national ceremony for the Rudolf Maister Day
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Maribor
The national ceremony for the Rudolf Maister Day
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor (right) holds Open House at Presidential Palace on Rudolf Maister Day, promoting Brigadier Alenka Ermenc (centre) to the rank of major general.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor (right) holds Open House at Presidential Palace on Rudolf Maister Day, promoting Brigadier Alenka Ermenc (centre) to the rank of major general.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor (right) holds Open House at Presidential Palace on Rudolf Maister Day, promoting Brigadier Alenka Ermenc (centre) to the rank of major general.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor (right) holds Open House at Presidential Palace on Rudolf Maister Day, promoting Brigadier Alenka Ermenc (centre) to the rank of major general.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor (right) holds Open House at Presidential Palace on Rudolf Maister Day, promoting Brigadier Alenka Ermenc (centre) to the rank of major general.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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