United Kingdom Chief of Defence Staff visits JFC Brunssum
Brunssum, the Netherlands – Today, Monday January 15th, the Chief of Defence of the United Kingdom, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, and his wife, Lady Peach, visited Joint Force Command Brunssum. They were received by JFCBS Commander, General Salvatore Farina. Sir Stuart will assume the role of Chairman of the NATO Military Committee in June.
During his visit, the Air Chief Marshal received a number of briefings on a variety of topics outlining JFC Brunssum’s responsibilities and priorities. Inter alia these included: NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan; the enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) initiative in North-Eastern Europe; NATO’s Response Force and JFC Brunssum’s standby command role for 2018; potential adaptation of the NATO Command Structure; and NATO’s Exercise programme. With a particular focus on eFP, the need for sustained support, unity and synchronization was emphasised.
Story by JFC Brunssum Public Affairs Office