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22 Mar. 2019

Chairman of NATO Military Committee visits key UK strategic deterrent site

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, visited Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde at Faslane, Scotland, on Thursday and Friday (21 and 22 March 2019).

25 Jan. 2019

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee discusses Projecting Stability on visit to Italy

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach visited the NATO Joint Force Command in Naples, Italy on the 25th January 2019 where he met with the Commander, Admiral James Foggo, and key personnel working at the Hub for the South.

5 Nov. 2018

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee commends Portugal for its contributions to NATO

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach visited Portugal from 1 to 4 November 2018. The trip included visits to NATO Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre, the Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, the Joint Command for Military Operations as well as meetings with the Portuguese Minister of Defence, HE João Gomes Cravinho and the Chief of Defence, Admiral António Silva Ribeiro.

29 Jun. 2018

General Petr Pavel ends his tenure as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

Three years after he took up his position as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel, from the Czech Republic’s Armed Forces, handed over the highest NATO military position to his successor, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, former Chief of Defence Staff of the British Armed Forces.

29 Jun. 2018

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach assumes his position as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

The Chairman of the Military Committee is the senior military advisor to the Secretary General, and the conduit through which advice from NATO’s Chiefs of Defence is presented to the political body of NATO, the North Atlantic Council.

1 Jun. 2018

First visit to Mauritania by Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Nouakchott, Mauritania from 29-30 May 2018. While Mauritania has been a partner of NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue since 1995, the visit marks the first time a Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits Mauritania as Mauritania and NATO seek to enhance their practical cooperation.

20 Apr. 2018

NATO Military Committee visit to Ukraine sends strong message of enduring commitment and support

On 18 & 19 April, the NATO Military Committee visited Lviv in Ukraine. During the two day trip, NATO’s Military Representatives met with General Viktor Muzhenko, Chief of Defence and with Mr Alexander Hug, Deputy Head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine. The Military Committee also visited the National Lviv Land Forces Academy and the Yavoriv International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi where they received briefings from representatives of the Multinational Joint Commission and the Joint Multinational Training Group Ukraine. The 29 Allies concluded their visit with a joint NATO Military Committee meeting with Ukraine.

13 Mar. 2018

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits Transatlantic Allies, United States and Canada

From 4 to 12 March, General Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, visited the United States and Canada. In the US, General Pavel engaged in a discussion with the students of the West Point Military Academy before meeting with General Dunford, Chief of the Joint Staff. In Canada, General Pavel met with General Vance, Canadian Chief of Defence and attended discussions at the Canadian Armed Forces College. The visit concluded in Norfolk where CMC held talks with the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General Mercier.

15 Dec. 2017

Chairman of NATO Military Committee visits Estonia affirming NATO’s commitment to collective defence

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel, visited Estonia from 13 to 15 December 2017. During his visit, General Pavel met with HE Mrs Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia, HE Mr Jüri Luik, Minister of Defence, General Riho Terras, Commander of Estonian Defence Forces as well as members of the National Defence Committee. While in Estonia, General Pavel also visited the NATO Force Integration Unit, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, Baltic Defence College and NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group stationed in Tapa.

4 Dec. 2017

Chairman of the Military Committee commends Bulgaria for being a reliable Ally

General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, visited Bulgaria on 30 Nov-2 Dec. During his visit, General Pavel met with HE Mr Rumer Radev, President of Bulgaria, HE Mr Boyko Borisov, Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Lieutenant General (ret) Zapryanov, Deputy Minister of Defence, and Lieutenant General Andrey Botsev, Chief of Defence. The Chairman also gave a lecture at the National Defence College.

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