Brunssum, the Netherlands - From 03 to 05 December, JFC Brunssum (JFCBS) organised the second Security Force Assistance (SFA) Seminar for personnel working at the staff level in a Joint Operational environment. The seminar offered the chance for attendees from different NATO nations to familiarise themselves with the NATO SFA concepts. Opening remarks were provided by Lieutenant General Stuart Skeates, CBE, Deputy Commander JFCBS.
This initiative aims to better prepare personnel for existing and future challenges in the field of Non Article 5 Crisis Response Operations.
JFCBS would like to thank all attendees for their active participation. Amongst others, special thanks go to facilitators from the NATO SFA Centre of Excellence based at Cesano (Rome), the US Joint Center for International Security Force Assistance (JCISFA), JFC Naples and the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps, Italy and Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan, Deputy Chief of Staff Security Assistance (CSTC-A/DCOS-SA) for their essential support to the success of this initiative.