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NATO’s new Atlantic command declares full operational capability

On 15 July 2021, Allied Joint Force Command Norfolk declared Full Operational Capability and marked the occasion with a ceremony presided over by its Commander, Vice Admiral Andrew Lewis. General Milley, the US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff also attended the ceremony.
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NATO announces nomination of General Philippe Lavigne, French Air and Space Force, as Supreme Allied Commander Transformation

On 28 May 2021, the North Atlantic Council approved the nomination of General Philippe Lavigne, French Air and Space Force, to the post of Supreme Allied Commander Transformation. General Lavigne is currently serving as the French Air and Space Force Chief of Staff. General Lavigne will assume the appointment as successor to General André Lanata, French Air and Space Force, at a change of command ceremony at the Headquarters of Supreme Allied Command Transformation in Norfolk, Virginia in September 2021.
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NATO Secretary General discusses impact of COVID-19 with military commanders

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed NATO military commanders by videoconference on Thursday (28 May 2020). The conference, hosted by Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Tod D. Wolters, provided an opportunity for commanders across Allied Command Operations to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on NATO missions, operations and activities.
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NATO ambassadors and military leaders meet to discuss disruptive technologies

General André Lanata, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, today (Tuesday 1 October) hosted a discussion by the members of the North Atlantic Council and the NATO Military Committee on the impact of disruptive technologies on our future security.
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NATO Military Committee visits Transatlantic Commands

The NATO Military Committee conducted their annual meeting at the NATO Allied Command Transformation, in Norfolk on the 11th and 12th of March 2019. The programme also included a visit of the recently stood up Joint Forces Command and the USS Harry S Truman, currently assigned to the US Second Fleet.
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Berlin hosts NATO-Industry Forum 2018

The NATO-Industry Forum is the primary venue for strategic dialogue with the defence and security industry on NATO capability planning and development. Sponsored by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the Forum is co-organised by Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General André Lanata, and NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment, Mr Camille Grand.
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NATO welcomes new Supreme Allied Commander Transformation

General André Lanata took over as Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT) today (11 September 2018) from General Denis Mercier at a change of command ceremony at Allied Command Transformation in Norfolk, Virginia.
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NATO Military Committee visit Allied Command Transformation in Portugal

From 26 to 28 February 2018, at the invitation of General Denis Mercier, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT), the Military Committee travelled to Allied Command Transformation’s (ACT) subcommand, the Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre (JALLC) in Monsanto, Portugal. The Military Committee also took the opportunity to visit the Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) Headquarters. Furthermore, General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the Military Committee and General Mercier met with the Minister of Defence, H. E. Mr. Jose Alberto de Azeredo Lopes and the Portuguese Chief of Defence, General Artur Pina Monteiro.
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NATO Secretary General, Ambassadors and Military Commanders attend ACT change-of-command ceremony

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, together with Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, Ambassadors from the North Atlantic Council and members of the Military Committee attended Wednesday’s (30 September 2015) change-of-command ceremony at Allied Command Transformation (ACT) headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia. The ceremony marked the official handover of the post of Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT) from General Jean-Paul Paloméros to General Denis Mercier.
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NATO Secretary General: One of our greatest strengths is our ability to adapt

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday (25 March 2015) that the Alliance “is used to the long haul. And one of our greatest strengths is our ability to adapt.” He was speaking at the opening of the annual NATO Transformation Seminar in Washington, DC (United States) on “The Warsaw Summit and Beyond,” organized by the Atlantic Council and the Allied Command Transformation and attended by NATO Permanent Representatives, the Supreme Allied Commander for Transformation, General Jean-Paul Paloméros, and the NATO Military Committee. Mr. Stoltenberg added that “Allied Command Transformation plays an important role in NATO’s continued adaptation to a changing world”.

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