Brunssum, The Netherlands – The Baltic Defence College’s (BALTDEFCOL)
faculty members and students of the Joint Command and General Staff Course
(JCGSC) 2017/2018 visited Headquarters JFC Brunssum 17 May 2018 to gain deeper
understanding with the role, responsibilities, planning processes and current
challenges that the headquarters faces.
The Baltic Defence College runs several courses a year, the Joint Command and General Staff Course
being the core activity. The course is designed to educate officers to perform
effectively in a joint and multinational environment. The curriculum includes the
International Study Trip to different NATO HQs and Commands across Europe as an
important educational module.
General Riccardo Marchio, personally welcomed the students and his staff
provided briefings on the roles and responsibilities of the JFC Brunssum, the
current political challenges facing NATO, the NATO Operational Planning
Process, and a summary of the Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Groups.
Story by Public Affairs Office JFC