Captain Hugo Ammerlaan receives the NATO Meritorious Service Medal

  • 11 Jul. 2011 -
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  • Last updated: 11 Jul. 2011 18:14

11 July 2011 Brussels – Captain Hugo Ammerlaan, Royal Netherlands Navy, was awarded with the NATO Meritorious Service Medal by Lt. General Juergen Bornemann, Director General of the IMS. Capt Ammerlaan was awarded this honor due to his command of the ship HNLMS DE Zeven Provinciën in Operations Ocean Shield and Active Endeavour and as SNMG2 flagship and his participation in Exercise Joint Warrior 102.

The NATO Meritorious Service Medal is awarded to commend staff whose personal initiative and dedication went beyond their duty to make a difference both to their colleagues, and to NATO as an organization.