QX0A3431 HANSSENVISITTHUMBNorwegian Chief of Defence Admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Wednesday, 14 September 2016. He was accompanied by CDR Per Anders Bakke, his Military Assistant and Lt CDR Kay Norheim, the Aide-de-Camp.

JWC mb tcentreUnited States Navy Rear Admiral John Brad Skillman assumed the position of Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff for NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on 15 August 2016.

LSAM 1367 oneteamthast week saw the final instalment in the JWC's comprehensive newcomers' programme. The most recent JWC One Team Programme was an interactive two-day event introducing the new staff to the JWC's thriving organizational culture.

conf2 thumbnailThe Norwegian Atlantic Committee's (Den Norske Atlanterhavskomite, DNAK) annual conference on international politics was held at NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Thursday, 1 September 2016.


The two-day NATO Warsaw Summit in July provided the defining moment for European security, building upon and further enhancing the 2014 Wales Summit Communique, which laid out plans for the biggest reinforcement of NATO’s collective defence since the Cold War.

A35V1992cocthumbnailPolish Army Brigadier General Andrzej Reudowicz assumed command of NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) today in a Change of Command Ceremony, replacing German Army Major General Reinhard Wolski who has served as the Centre's Commander since 24 September 2014.


UPDATE: Andrzej Reudowicz was promoted to the rank of Major General on 15 August 2016.

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A35V0911German Army Major General Reinhard Wolski, Commander of NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) in Stavanger, addressed the staff for the final time on Friday, 8 July during an All Hands Call held at the JWC auditorium.

SAM SMALLTOn July 6, the JWC's TRIDENT JAVELIN 17 (TRJN17) team conducted a special offsite team building session. TRJN17 will be an important and complex exercise for NATO when it executes next year.

CSU3 thnRoyal Norwegian Navy Commander Senior Grade Svein-Inge Soendergaard assumed command of NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency's CIS Support Unit Stavanger (CSU Stavanger) from Norwegian Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Atle Kjosnes during a ceremony held at the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on 10 June 2016.

ARRA1419 THUMBThe Allied Joint Force Command Naples (JFC Naples) Operational Liaison Reconnaissance Team (OLRT) deployed as part of exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2016 (TRJE16), June 5, 2016.

Manafun 2The Norwegian Minister of Defence, H.E. Ine Eriksen Søreide, visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Tuesday, 31 May 2016.

TRJR16 EXCON JWCPAO 0634 thumbExercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 16 (TRJR16) was conducted from 4 to 13 May at the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) in Stavanger, Norway and at NRDC-T facilities in Istanbul, Turkey.

10TH 1The newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to Norway, H.E. Samuel D. Heins and his wife Ms Stacey Mills visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Wednesday, 27 April.

A35V9905thumb1Royal Navy Petty Officer Paul Medcalf, Core Services System Administrator from NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA) Squadron Stavanger (NCST), was named the Joint Warfare Centre's (JWC) Military Member of the Year (MMOY) 2015.

A35V9819 WS1NATO's Allied Joint Force Command Naples (JFC Naples), the headquarters which will lead the NATO Response Force (NRF) for 2017, and its Component Commands convened for a two-day workshop in Stavanger to exchange ideas and to develop the Main Event List/Main Incident List (MEL/MIL) for exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 16 (TRJE16).

IMG 9640 thumbnailThe Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Scripting Workshop for exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 16 (TRJR16) was conducted from 7 to 18 March at Joint Warfare Centre (JWC).

USNORSKCeremony 1smallEight Norwegian security conscripts received end of tour recognition during a ceremony at the 426th Air Base Squadron’s Community Activity Centre (CAC) in Jatta, Stavanger on Tuesday, 1 March.

A35V1816 SMALL111The Honourable Dr Axel Berg, the German Ambassador to Norway, accompanied by the German Defence Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Wiland Oerter, visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Monday, 15 February.

A35V9623A mid-term vision for joint capability integration in support of NATO’s operational level exercises and doctrine, including experimentation and analysis, was the key focus throughout the discussions of the workshop initiated by Joint Warfare Centre’s Concepts, Capability Integration, and Experimentation (CCI&E) Branch from 2 to 4 February.