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.

A35V9922US Army Lieutenant Colonel Frank L. Andrews, JWC’s Training Support Branch Chief, was presented the NATO Meritorious Service Medal on Friday, 5 February by German Army Major General Reinhard Wolski, for distinguished service to NATO while serving at the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) in Stavanger, Norway.

A35V0028U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Jeffrey G. Lofgren, Deputy Chief of Staff for Capability Development, Headquarters Allied Command Transformation (ACT), visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Friday 29 January.

NRDCTUR thumbnail1An Operational Liaison and Reconnaissance Team (OLRT) under the command of Romanian Army Major General Tomita-Catalin Tomescu, the Deputy Commander of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps-Turkey (NRDC-TUR), deployed to Stavanger from 8 to 15 January to conduct the operational-level Crisis Response Planning (CRP) phase for exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 2016 (TRJR16).

newQX0A0763 thThe 13th Conference on Civil Protection (Samfunnssikkerhetskonferansen 2016) was held at the University of Stavanger (UiS) on Wednesday, 6 January.

thumbA35V9544Royal Norwegian Navy Captain Tor-Fredrik Johannessen, the Commanding Officer of HNoMS Harald Haarfagre and U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Roger Watkins, JWC’s Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff, signed on 8 December a new Local Arrangement between HNoMS Harald Haarfagre and the Centre.

TRJET1Headquarters NATO Allied Air Command kicked off Exercise TRIDENT JET Dec. 7 here in Ramstein Air Base (Germany), executing the Alliance’s first vignette-based, senior leader-focused Joint Headquarters assessment.

151114a 004 halfmastthI strongly condemn the despicable terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday. I extend my deepest condolences to the families of the victims, the people of France and wish a speedy recovery to those injured.
I would like to echo NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's comment: "We stand strong and united in the fight against terrorism. Terrorism will never defeat democracy."

mercier gen1 smallthumbSupreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT), French Air Force General Denis Mercier, visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Monday, 9 November 2015.

GENERAL PAVEL QX0A8193 genpavel visitCzech Republic Army General Petr Pavel, the Chairman of NATO's Military Committee, paid a visit to NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre on Sunday, 11 October 2015.

NATO SECGEN VISIT5thumbThis special edition of the Three Swords News "Spotlight" includes an exclusive interview with the NATO Secretary General, Mr Jens Stoltenberg. The interview was conducted on 12 October 2015.

QX0A8365 natosecgen thumbnailThe NATO Secretary General Mr Jens Stoltenberg paid a visit to NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre on Monday, 12 October 2015.

Mr Stoltenberg was in Stavanger today on the occasion of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s 61st Annual Session where he addressed the parliamentarians arriving from 28 NATO member countries as well as delegates from partner countries.

QX0A8008 cax edited smallthumbItalian Rear Admiral Francesco Covella, the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations from the Headquarters Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Thursday, 8 October.

secgen natopa1On Monday, 12 October 2015, the NATO Secretary General Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will deliver a keynote speech at the 61 Plenary Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Stavanger, Norway.

TRJE15 thumbnailThe largest and most ambitious NATO exercise in over a decade, TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15, kicked off at Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Saturday, 3 October.

QX0A7713 websiteIn order to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of German reunification, 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.