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Military Committee

Military Committee (MC)

Military Committee (MC)

The Military Committee (MC) is the senior military authority in NATO and the oldest permanent body in NATO after the North Atlantic Council, both having been formed only months after the Alliance came into being. It is the primary source of military advice to the North Atlantic Council and the Nuclear Planning Group, and gives direction to the two Strategic Commanders.

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International Military Staff

International Military Staff (IMS)

International Military Staff (IMS)

The International Military Staff (IMS) is the executive body of the Military Committee (MC), NATO’s senior military authority.

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The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee marks NATO’s 70th Anniversary at Royal International Air Tattoo

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee marks NATO’s 70th Anniversary at Royal International Air Tattoo

18 Jul. 2019 - 21 Jul. 2019

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach attended the annual Air and Space Power Conference in London (18 July) before heading to the Royal International Air Tattoo in Fairford (19 to 21 July).

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NATO and the United Nations share a commitment to maintaining international peace and security - NATO Deputy Chairman, Lt Gen Shepro attends UN Chiefs of Defence Conference

NATO and the United Nations share a commitment to maintaining international peace and security - NATO Deputy Chairman, Lt Gen Shepro attends UN Chiefs of Defence Conference

10 Jul. 2019 - 11 Jul. 2019

Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military attended the United Nations Chief of Defence Conference 10-11 July 2019. While he was at the conference, he took the opportunity to meet with the United Nations Military Advisor, Lieutenant General Carlos Humberto Loitey. The two day conference focused on “Generating capabilities to meet high performance requirements” in UN peacekeeping. Over 100 countries participated, alongside representatives from NATO, the European Union, and UN Mission Force Commanders.

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Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff, starts his tenure

Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff, starts his tenure

15 Jul. 2019

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, and the Military Committee welcome the new Director General of the NATO International Military Staff (DGIMS), Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann.

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