Captain Jan Heesters of the Defense Company in the West (CIDW), together with Major Marcel Krul of the Marine Headquarters in Curacao, was in a courtesy visit to Bonaire Governor Edison Rijna.
They have informed to Governor Rijna of the activities that the soldiers are going to perform during their stay on Bonaire. Exercises are held in the area around Hotel Punt Vierkant, Lagun Hill, Washikemba, Bolivia, Boka Kanoa, Colombia and Barcadera.
On behalf of the Bonairean Island Governor, Edison Rijna captain Jan Heesters pinned the weapon of Bonaire as a token of friendship with our island. In addition, Mr. Rijna Captain Jan Heesters explained the meaning of the weapon and what it stands for.