Royal Navy Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CBE, Commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command, (MARCOM) Northwood, visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Thursday, 20 March in preparation for Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL (TRJL 15), which is scheduled for March 2015.
“My expectation for Exercise TRIDENT LANCE is to have a realistic, multi-echelon training event that employs the Connected Forces Initiative (CFI),” says U.S. Army Lieutenant General Frederick "Ben" Hodges.
NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) conducted its seventh and final Individual Augmentee Pre-Deployment Training (IAPDT) 14/01 at its training facility in Jåttå from 12 to 18 March 2014.
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.