U.S. soldiers receive German Proficiency Badge
Last week, six U.S. soldiers from the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) in Stavanger, Norway, were decorated with the “German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency” in Gold for meeting rigorous proficiency standards.
Exclusive video interview with SACEUR
JWC's latest Three Swords News including an exclusive interview with General Philip M. Breedlove, SACEUR, about exercise TRIDENT JEWEL 15 is now online at the Centre's official YouTube Channel.
TRJL 15: MARCOM’s certification exercise underway in United Kingdom and Norway
Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL 15 (TRJL 15) is designed to provide NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) a realistic training environment to train and test its ability to manage a maritime-heavy, joint multinational Crisis Response Operation.
SACT Command Sergeant Major visits JWC
U.S. Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Jack Johnson Jr., Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Senior Enlisted Leader, visited Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Monday, 16 March, to learn more about the Centre’s mission and tasks and meet with the non-commissioned officers (NCOs) assigned to JWC.
JWC conducts TRIDENT JAGUAR 15 (TRJR 15) Incident Development and Scripting Workshops
The Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Incident Development and Scripting Workshops for exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 15 (TRJR 15) started on 24 February at Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) with participation from Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Italy (NRDC-ITA) and NATO Special Operations Headquarters (NSHQ).
Secretary of State for the Norwegian Ministry of Defence visits JWC
Mr Oystein Bo, Secretary of State for the Norwegian Ministry of Defence, made his first visit to NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Tuesday, 3 March 2015.
SOROTAN will challenge NATO against hybrid threats
Developed by Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), NATO’s new training scenario will be launched during the Alliance’s largest exercise this year, TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15 (TRJE 15).
JWC conducted Crisis Response Planning for TRJE 15
An Operational Liaison and Reconnaissance Team (OLRT) under the command of French Army Brigadier General Eric Roussel from NATO’s Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFC Brunssum), deployed to Stavanger on 8 February to take part in the Crisis Response Planning for exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15 (TRJE 15).
Major General Josef Blotz, Director Operations Division, International Military Staff, visits JWC
German Army Major General Josef Blotz, Director of Operations Division at NATO’s International Military Staff, made a very informative first-time visit to the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on 9-10 February, meeting with German Army Major General Reinhard Wolski, Commander JWC, senior leaders and members of the staff.
Distinguished service awards for JWC staff
German Army Major General Reinhard Wolski, Commander JWC, awarded the “Non-Article 5” NATO Medal as well as the annual NATO Meritorious Service Medal to two JWC staff members respectively, during an All Hands Call at Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Friday, 6 February.
MARCOM Commander visits JWC
Royal Navy Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CBE, Commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command, (MARCOM) Northwood, visited Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Wednesday, 4 February, in preparation for exercise TRIDENT JEWEL (TRJL 15).
SMC4 and NCIA Offsite, an example of JWC’s culture in action
JWC exercises rely heavily on CIS support. This computer-networked infrastructure is essential for both the execution and realism of the exercise.
Training takes top priority in January
JWC has started 2015 with a busy schedule. The myriad of training and planning events in Stavanger aims to provide an excellent preparation and coordination of effort for this year’s upcoming operational-level exercises.
Conference on Civil Protection 2015
The 12th Conference on Civil Protection (Samfunnssikkerhetskonferansen 2015) was held at the University of Stavanger (UiS) on Wednesday, 7 January.
More than 760 injections challenged Land Command Headquarters and associated Corps during TRLE 14
NATO's simulation-driven, joint command post exercise TRIDENT LANCE 14 (TRLE 14) concluded on 12 December in six exercise locations, including Stavanger, Norway.
Estonian Ambassador to Norway visits JWC
H.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.
Distinguished Visitors Day at TRIDENT LANCE 14 (TRLE 14)
Major 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.
NATO begins exercise TRIDENT LANCE 14 (TRLE 14)
Exercise 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.
NATO Senior Mentor Conference 2014
Led 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.
Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 14 concludes
NATO'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.