NATO announces nomination of General Curtis M. Scaparrotti as Supreme Allied Commander Europe

  • 11 Mar. 2016 -
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  • Press Release (2016) 039
  • Issued on 11 Mar. 2016
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  • Last updated: 13 Mar. 2016 21:45

The North Atlantic Council approved the nomination of General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, United States Army, to the post of Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

General Philip M. Breedlove and General Curtis M. Scaparrotti

General Scaparrotti is currently serving as Commander, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, United States Forces Korea.

Upon completion of national confirmation processes, he will take up his appointment as successor to General Philip M. Breedlove, United States Air Force, at a change of command ceremony at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Mons, Belgium, expected in the spring of 2016.