Calvo: The lieutenant colonel head of the Teruel Command "has taken an important step forward, and with her the entire Civil Guard"

Lieutenant Colonel Silvia Gil Cerdá, the first woman to become the head of a Civil Guard command, commits “all my effort, effort and will” to ensure that Teruel “continues to be a territory where its inhabitants feel safe and can choose to live without fear of suffering deficiencies in the provision of essential services for citizens ”

The lieutenant colonel takes possession of the headquarters of the Civil Guard Command in Teruel in a ceremony presided over by the First Vice President and Minister of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Democratic Memory, which has been accompanied by the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska; the Secretary of State for Security, Rafael Pérez, and the General Director of the Civil Guard, María Gámez

The event was attended by the Government delegate in Aragon, Pilar Alegría; the mayor of Teruel, Emma Buj; and the subdelegate of the Government in the province, José Ramón Morro, among other authorities

Lieutenant Colonel Silvia Gil Cerdá has become the first woman to head a Civil Guard Command when taking possession this Monday of the Teruel Command Headquarters. It has done so in a ceremony presided over by the First Vice President of the Government and Minister of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Democratic Memory, Carmen Calvo, who has highlighted that with her appointment the Lieutenant Colonel “takes an important step forward due to her merits. , for his curriculum, for his willingness to continue serving our country, but with it the entire Civil Guard does ”.
The vice president has been accompanied by the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska; the Secretary of State for Security, Rafael Pérez, and the Director General of the Civil Guard, María Gámez, at the ceremony held at the headquarters of the Teruel Commandery for Lieutenant Colonel Gil Cerdá to take over as acting chief until this Monday of the demarcation, Commander José Miranda.
In her speech, the vice president wanted to convey a special thanks to the Civil Guard for the work done "by each and every one of its members, in any place and corner of our country, to go through and continue going through this long, sad and hard year against the pandemic; men and women who have understood very well what this virus and its crises have brought us and that it was about protecting, helping and serving Spain going through a situation unknown to all of us ”.
For her part, Lieutenant Colonel Gil Cerdá, has indicated in her speech that the challenges she faces as the new head of the Teruel Command are the same for the body as a whole, "the necessary technological development, digital transformation and the need of gender equality as a lever to attract 52 percent of the population, women, to a new model of vital development ”.
The demographic challenge, the lieutenant colonel recalled, "has its reflection not only in the territories, but also in the institutions themselves, and the Civil Guard, as the backbone of the State, must set an example", so it has compromised everything " my determination, effort and will ”to ensure that Teruel“ continues to be a territory where its inhabitants feel safe ”, where“ they can choose to live without fear of suffering deficiencies in the provision of essential services for citizens ”.
The inauguration ceremony was also attended by the Government delegate in Aragon, Pilar Alegría; the mayor of Teruel, Emma Buj; and the subdelegate of the Government in the province, José Ramón Morro, among other provincial and local authorities.

International destinations

Lieutenant Colonel Gil Cerdá was commissioned, until her appointment as head of the Teruel Command, in the United Nations Mission for the Verification of the process in Colombia, where she has remained for the last twelve months.
It was not her first international assignment, as she had previously been a traffic teacher for the Palestinian police within the framework of a bilateral cooperation agreement with AECID in the West Bank; liaison officer with the School of Officers of the French National Gendarmerie (EOGN) in Melun, and liaison officer of the European Union Mission for Border Management (EUBAM RAFAH) in Palestine.
Gil obtained the job of lieutenant in 2001 after studying at the General Military Academy of Zaragoza and the Civil Guard Officer Academy in Aranjuez (Madrid). His first destination was the Vecindario post (Las Palmas). Later, she was assigned to the Mountain Rescue and Intervention Section (SEREIM) of Cangas de Onís (Asturias), being the first female officer to head a mountain area.
After being promoted to captain, she was in charge of the Las Palmas Traffic Subsector, where she was also the first head of a subsector. And, already as commander, in the Technical Office of the General Directorate of the Civil Guard he promoted the First Equality Plan of the body.
Graduated in Law and University Degree in Legal Sciences and Public Administrations, Lieutenant Colonel Gil Cerdá also has a diploma in General Staff, a master's degree in Security, in Gender Studies and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Feminist and Gender Studies at the Complutense University of Madrid. And it is in possession of various national and European decorations.

236 Municipalities

Since this Monday, Lieutenant Colonel Gil Cerdá has been in command of 650 Civil Guard agents deployed in 32 barracks, four companies and 32 ordinary posts that ensure the comprehensive security of 236 Teruel municipalities. Among the specialties of the body that have units in this command are Citizen Security, Judicial Police, the Nature Protection Service (SEPRONA) and Traffic.

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