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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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Allied Chiefs of Defence - NATO remains a pillar of stability in an uncertain world

Allied Chiefs of Defence - NATO remains a pillar of stability in an uncertain world

14 Sep. 2019

The twenty-nine NATO Chiefs of Defence, as well as the invitee Chief of Defence from the Republic of North Macedonia, gathered in Ljubljana, Slovenia 13-15 September 19 for the final Military Committee conference of 2019.

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Air Force Lieutenant General Steve Shepro, Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee retires from the US Air Force in unique ceremony at NATO Headquarters

Air Force Lieutenant General Steve Shepro, Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee retires from the US Air Force in unique ceremony at NATO Headquarters

06 Sep. 2019

Lt Gen Steven Shepro, three-star US Air Force General Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, held his retirement ceremony today 6 September 2019 at NATO Headquarters, Belgium. The ceremony was presided over by General Tod Wolters, Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), with Deputy Secretary General (DSG) Rose Gottemoeller and Chairman of the NATO Military Committee (CMC), Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach delivering opening remarks.

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Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach speaks to Russian Chief of the General Staff, General Gerasimov

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach speaks to Russian Chief of the General Staff, General Gerasimov

28 Aug. 2019

NATO’s most senior military officer, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee and General Valeriy Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and First Deputy Minister of Defence, spoke on the phone today, 28 August 2019.

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