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IMG 9631 conf2105The 12th Conference on Civil Protection (Samfunnssikkerhetskonferansen 2015) was held at the University of Stavanger (UiS) on Wednesday, 7 January.

IMG 9341 SMALLNATO's simulation-driven, joint command post exercise TRIDENT LANCE 14 (TRLE 14) concluded on 12 December in six exercise locations, including Stavanger, Norway.

editedEST AMB VISIT SMALLH.E. Mr. Simmu Tiik, Estonian Ambassador to Norway and Colonel Raul Tonnov, the Estonian Defence Attaché, visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Thursday, 11 December.

IMG 9141 small lance1Major General Reinhard Wolski, Commander Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) and Exercise Director for TRIDENT LANCE 14 (TRLE 14) joined NATO's top echelon and other senior military and civilian officials during the exercise Distinguished Visitors Day, 10 December, at Grafenwoehr training area in Germany.

flagsjwcnato websiteExercise TRIDENT LANCE 14 (TRLE 14) started on 30 November, involving nearly 4,000 personnel, with the aim to test NATO's ability to coordinate and execute a NATO-led Article 5 Collective Defence operation in a multinational environment.

img062Led by Italian Air Force General Mirco Zuliani, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (DSACT), this year’s NATO Senior Mentor Conference took place on 19-20 November at ACT Staff Element Europe (SEE) in Mons, Belgium.

QX0A9131 smallwebNATO's three-level (strategic, operational and tactical) Command Post Exercise/Computer Assisted Exercise (CPX/CAX) TRIDENT JUNCTURE 14 (TRJE 14) concluded today following nine days of intense training with Joint Force Command Naples (JFC Naples) and its subordinate Component Commands.

TRJE14 4 smallLed by Joint Force Command Naples (JFC Naples), exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 14 (TRJE 14), which begins today will test NATO's ability to coordinate and execute a NATO-led Article 5 Collective Defence operation in a multinational environment.

olrtoct1NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) is currently conducting a two-level (both military and political) Crisis Response Planning for exercise TRIDENT JEWEL 15 (TRJL 15), which earlier featured a simulated Operational Liaison Reconnaissance Team (OLRT) deployment in Jatta.

IMG 8547 smallthumbnailIn celebration of the 24th anniversary of Germany’s unification, the German Senior National Representative, Colonel Peter M. Baierl and the German contingent based in Stavanger, Norway, hosted a festive reception on 3 October for all JWC staff, represented by 16 Nations, and their families.

NATO VISIT CRISISSECTIONMr. Jean-Dominique Dulière, NATO's Head Crisis Response Systems and Exercises Section, accompanied by Mr. Peter Hauge Berg from the same office, visited Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Monday, 29 September.

coc1 web 24sep smallGerman Army Major General Reinhard Wolski assumed command of NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) today in a Change of Command Ceremony, replacing German Army Major General Erhard Buehler who has served as the Centre's Commander since 25 June 2013.

QX0A7886 mm2A large number of experts from various NATO command structures and member states congregated at the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) at the beginning of September for the start of the Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Scripting Workshop.

QX0A7888 edited web smallExercise TRIDENT LANCE 14 will train LANDCOM and three corps headquarters from the NATO Force Structure in the execution of a follow-on mission post-NRF initial entry, conducted by exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 14.

usembvisit1Ms Julie Furuta-Toy, Chargé d'Affaires and the Acting Ambassador for the United States Embassy in Norway visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Wednesday, 27 August.

cosgerarmy1The Chief of Staff of the German Army, Lieutenant General Bruno Kasdorf, visited NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Tuesday, 26 August.

JWCNEWCOMERS14 1The Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) kicked off this year’s "Newcomers' Training" on 18 August to welcome 87 new staff members and their families to the organization, marking the JWC's highest employee turnover rate to date.

watkins thumb1U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Roger H. Watkins assumed the position of Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff for NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on 3 July 2014 during a ceremony presided over by German Army Major General Erhard Buehler, Commander JWC.

aircom thumbnailU.S. Air Force General Frank Gorenc, NATO's senior Air Advisor and Commander of Allied Air Command (HQ AIRCOM) at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Tuesday, 1 July.

gil farewell smallA retirement ceremony was held for United States Army Colonel Carl Giles at the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), Stavanger, Norway.