Hosted by the JWC's Office of Budget and Finance (BUDFIN) from 12 to 14 March, the Budget Officer Conference included many speakers and participants from Allied Command Operations (ACO), Allied Command Transformation (ACT), NATO HQ, the NATO Information and Communications (NCI) Agency as well as various other NATO Command and Force Structure HQs and organizations.
French Air Force Lieutenant General Dominique de Longvilliers, Deputy Commander of NATO’s Allied Air Command, Ramstein, Germany, visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on 17-18 March.
U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert J. Kamensky, Deputy Chief of Staff Submarines NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM) Northwood, visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Friday 14 February in preparation for Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL, which is scheduled for next year.
The Honourable Bea ten Tusscher, the Netherlands Ambassador to Norway and Iceland, accompanied by the Netherlands Defence Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Peter Teeuw, visited NATO’s JWC on Monday 3 February. The delegation was greeted by German Army Major General Erhard Buehler, Commander JWC.
The JWC today welcomed the visit of Royal Norwegian Air Force Lieutenant General Erik Gustavson, Chief of Defence Staff Norway, and a Finnish delegation led by Finnish Army Lieutenant General Mika Peltonen, Deputy Chief of Staff Operations Finland.
On Monday 13 January, German Army Major General Erhard Buehler, Commander JWC, hosted the JJJ meeting to discuss current issues and foster mutual understanding, teamwork and further cooperation between NATO’s three training centres.
The National Societal Safety Conference 2014 (Samfunnssikkerhetskonferansen 2014) brought 309 participants to the University of Stavanger on Thursday 9 January to discuss the extraordinary events and stresses society is exposed to, with theories related to understanding risk, security and crisis management, combined with preparedness and prevention.
JWC’s latest news programme by Three Swords News Channel (TSN) focuses on JWC’s major events and activities in 2013, another year of hard work and commitment, which reflects in our continued success.
The magazine's online edition can be found here: http://www.jwc.nato.int/three-swords-archive/blog
NATO Channel published today video interviews with Major General Erhard Buehler, Commander JWC, and Brigadier General John W. Doucette, Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff, about exercise STEADFAST JAZZ 13.
The Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) recently concluded its participation in NATO’s Exercise STEADFAST JAZZ 2013 conducted 2 – 9 November in Latvia.
For nearly three weeks, approximately 1,200 military and civilian personnel gathered at Camp Aachen in Grafenwoehr, Germany, to conduct the four-tiered, combined NATO and USA exercise United Endeavor 14-1/ISAF Training Event 13-02. Training Audiences (TA) from NATO Standing HQs, US Corps and Individual Augmentees (IAs) from Troop Contributing Nations (TCNs) were trained to fill future staff positions within ISAF HQ, HQ IJC and RC-E in Afghanistan.
23 October 2013 marks the tenth anniversary of NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger, Norway. In honour of the special occasion, U.S. Air Force Brigadier General John W. Doucette, Chief of Staff JWC, on behalf of German Army Major General Erhard Buehler, COM JWC, hosted a birthday reception, which was open to all JWC staff.
The JWC today welcomed the visit of Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (DSACT), Italian Air Force General Mirco Zuliani, from Norfolk, Virginia, USA. This was the first official visit paid by General Zuliani following his assumption of duties as DSACT from Polish Army General Mieczysław Bieniek on 4 September this year.
The Honorable Giorgio Novello, the Italian Ambassador to Norway, accompanied by the Italian Defence Attaché Brigadier General Antonello De Sio, visited the JWC on Monday 21 October.