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The Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Iceland

On 14-15 October 2021, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Robert Bauer, was in Iceland where he met with key Icelandic representatives, including the Permanent Secretary of State, Mr Martin Eyjólfsson, and the Director General of the Directorate for Security and Defence, Ms Bryndís Kjartansdóttir. He also visited the NATO Control Reporting Centre Keflavík (CRC) and NATO Anti-Submarine Warfare Hangar.
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NATO Partners invited to discuss the upcoming Strategic Concept

On 14 October 2021, the NATO International Military Staff hosted Partner Nations for informal workshops to discuss a series of topics pertaining to NATO’s new Strategic Concept. This new format, to be held bi-annually, aims to improve the dialogue between NATO and Partners.
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In show of continued support, the NATO Military Committee visits Georgia

On 7-8 October 2021, the NATO Military Committee travelled to Georgia where they held a special meeting in Georgia Format and visited the NATO-Georgia Joint Training and Evaluation Centre. Additionally, its Chair, Admiral Rob Bauer met with the Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, Minister of Defence Juansher Burchuladze and Chief of Defence, Major General Giorgi Matiashvili.
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''Transatlantic bond remains strong'', says Chair of the NATO Military in follow-up meeting with Commander JFC Norfolk

On 5th October 2021, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer welcomed Vice Admiral Daniel W. Dwyer to NATO HQ, in Brussels, Belgium. The two first met in Norfolk on the 23rd September 2021 in the wings of the change of command ceremony for the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation.
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NATO Chiefs of Defence elect Lieutenant General Janusz Adamczak to be next Director General of the NATO’s International Military Staff

The Allied Chiefs of Defence have elected Lieutenant General Janusz Adamczak of the Polish Armed Forces to be the next Director of the NATO International Military Staff (DGIMS). The DGIMS is nominated by the NATO Chiefs of Defence to head the Alliance's International Military Staff for a term of three years. Lieutenant General Adamczak will take up the position in the summer of 2022 when Lieutenant General Hans-W. Wiermann's tenure ends.
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Thirty Allied Chiefs of Defence discuss the changing character of warfare

NATO's thirty Chiefs of Defence gathered in Athens, Greece for the fall session of the Military Committee Conference 2021. The agenda for the Conference was challenging but necessary so that the Military Committee, in its highest format, could provide guidance to the Strategic Commanders and advice to the NATO Secretary General and the North Atlantic Council.
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Official country visit of the Chair of the NATO Military Committee to Greece

On 16-17 September 2021, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, was in Greece to meet with the Minister of Defence, Mr Nikos Panagiotopoulos, and the Chief of Defence, General Konstantinos Floros. He also travelled to Crete to visit the Souda Naval Base, the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC), the Integrated Air & Missile Defence (IAMD) Centre of Excellence and the NATO Missile Firing Installation (NMFI).
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Joint Support and Enabling Command declares Full Operational Capability

On 8 September 2021, Joint Support and Enabling Command (JSEC) declared Full Operational Capability (FOC) and marked the occasion with a ceremony presided over by its Commander, Lieutenant General Jürgen Knappe. Distinguished guests included the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Tod Wolters, the German State Secretary, Thomas Silberhorn, and the Director General of the NATO International Military Staff, Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann.
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NATO Military Committee convenes special meeting with Resolute Support Mission Partners

On Thursday 19 August 2021, the NATO Military Committee convened a special meeting with its Resolute Support Mission Partners to discuss the ongoing situation in Afghanistan and the continued coordination of their common approach.
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NATO Partners are invaluable assets to our security and our Alliance, underscores director of the NATO International Military Staff

On 13 July 2021, the Director General of the NATO International Military Staff (IMS), Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann under the auspices of the Cooperative Security Division hosted the first in-person meeting with NATO Partners at NATO HQ since the start of pandemic. The meeting provided an opportunity to present the outcomes of the NATO Summit and explore ways to enhance existing partnerships.

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