Chief of Defence of Finland visits JFC Brunssum
Brunssum, the Netherlands – Yesterday, Thursday May 17th, the Chief of Defence of Finland, General Jarmo Lindberg, paid a visit to Joint Force Command Brunssum.
Welcomed by JFCBS Commander, General Riccardo Marchiò, General Lindberg received a number of briefings on a variety of topics outlining JFC Brunssum's responsibilities and priorities, touching the current priorities of the Headquarter: NATO's Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan; the enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) initiative in North-Eastern Europe; NATO's Response Force where JFC Brunssum is the standby command for 2018.
Also the adaptation of the NATO Command Structure and NATO's Exercise programme were part of the challenging briefing sessions. With a particular focus on the Baltic Sea Region, the need for sustained partnership, interoperability and synchronization was emphasised.
Story by Public Affairs Office JFC Brunssum