Brunssum, The Netherlands
– Major General Jürgen-Joachim von Sandrart, the designated Commander Multinational Corps NorthEast (MNC(NE)), visited JFC Brunssum (JFCBS) 29 September to meet with Commander JFCBS, General Jӧrg Vollmer.
We have to maintain a strong relationship between our headquarters, with deterrence activities at the forefront of everything we do
The visit was an opportunity for him to expand his situational awareness and discuss the respective roles of the two headquarters.They also discussed future cooperation, mutual training opportunities and common commitments
Speaking during the visit, General Vollmer stated, "We have to maintain a strong relationship between our headquarters, with deterrence activities at the forefront of everything we do."
Based in Szczecin, Poland, MNC(NE) is, amongst other things, the High-Readiness Force Headquarters in command of NATO's enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. It serves as a persistently present, regionally focused headquarters ready and stand-by to take the lead of Allied operations across the north-eastern flank of NATO as a Land Component Command. JFCBS is its higher headquarters in the NATO Military Command Structure.