JFC Brunssum Conducts Expert Team Visit to Belarus
Brunssum, the Netherlands – in accordance with the schedule of agreed activities developed between NATO and Belarus for 2019 (the Individual Partnership & Cooperation Programme) a small team from JFC Brunssum deployed to Minsk 01-05 April. Their task was to deliver a tailored package of briefings that, together, served to provide a comprehensive overview of the Alliance's history, evolution, values and continued relevance in a week that coincidentally celebrated the 70th anniversary of NATO.
The team comprised: Lieutenant Colonel Hunot; Lieutenant Commander Ward; Major Gomel; Captain Rakower; and Mr Mellor.
The 'all officer' audience was drawn from a number of branches of the Belarusian Armed Forces and included ranks from Second Lieutenant to Lieutenant Colonel. The interaction was extremely well received. As a consequence both lecturers and students gained from the experience. The final Expert Team Visit from JFC Brunssum to Belarus is planned for September on the subject of medical planning & execution within NATO missions.
Story by JFC Brunssum Public Affairs Office