2 Mar 2007

PR# 2007-142

General Blotz Assumes Command of ISAF RC North

MASAR-E SHARIF, Afghanistan – German Brigadier General Josef D. Blotz assumed command of the International Security Assistant Force’s (ISAF) Regional Command-North (RC-N) in a ceremony here February 27th.

General Blotz received the symbolic RC-N pennant from his predecessor, German Brigadier General Volker Barth, as Lieutenant General Viereck, Commanding General of German Operation Command, presided over the change of command ceremony. During his speech, General Blotz reaffirmed ISAF’s commitment to facilitate the reconstruction of Afghanistan.

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