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Inauguration Ceremony
marking the Deactivation of Joint Headquarters North and the Activation of NATO’s new Joint Warfare Centre, Mount Jåttå in Stavanger, Norway

23 October 2003

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Left to right: Admiral Edmund Giambastiani (Supreme Allied Commander Transformation); Mrs. Kristin Krohn Devold (Norwegian Minister of Defence); General James L. Jones (Supreme Allied Commander Europe); General Sir Jack Deverell (Commander Allied Forces North); Lt. General Thorstein Skiaker (Director of the Joint Warfare Centre).
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Left to right: Admiral Edmund Giambastiani (Supreme Allied Commander Transformation); Mrs. Kristin Krohn Devold (Norwegian Minister of Defence); General James L. Jones (Supreme Allied Commander Europe); General Sir Jack Deverell (Commander Allied Forces North); Lt. General Thorstein Skiaker (Director of the Joint Warfare Centre).
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General Sir Jack Deverell (Commander Allied Forces North)
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General Sir Jack Deverell (Commander Allied Forces North)
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Deactivation - rolling up the flag of the Joint Headquarters North.
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Deactivation
Centre: Lt. General Thorstein Skiaker (Director of the Joint Warfare Centre).
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Deactivation
Left to right: General Sir Jack Deverell (Commander Allied Forces North) being handed the former flag by Lt. General Thorstein Skiaker (Director of the Joint Warfare Centre).
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Deactivation
Left to right:) General James L. Jones (Supreme Allied Commander Europe) being handed the former flag by General Sir Jack Deverell (Commander Allied Forces North).
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Activation of the Joint Warfare Centre
Right: Admiral Edmund Giambastiani (Supreme Allied Commander Transformation) unveils the new insignia.
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Activation of the Joint Warfare Centre
Left to right: Admiral Edmund Giambastiani (Supreme Allied Commander Transformation) and Lt. General Thorstein Skiaker (Director of the Joint Warfare Centre).
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Activation of the Joint Warfare Centre
Left to right: Admiral Edmund Giambastiani (Supreme Allied Commander Transformation) being handed over the new flag to mark the activation of the Joint Warfare Centre).
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Activation of the Joint Warfare Centre
Left: Lt. General Thorstein Skiaker (Director of the Joint Warfare Centre) being handed the new flag.
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Activation of the Joint Warfare Centre
Left to right: Admiral Edmund Giambastiani (Supreme Allied Commander Transformation) saluting Lt. General Thorstein Skiaker (Director of the Joint Warfare Centre).
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Activation of the Joint Warfare Centre
Remarks by Lt. General Thorstein Skiaker (Director of the Joint Warfare Centre)
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Activation of the Joint Warfare Centre
Remarks by Mrs. Kristin Krohn Devold (Norwegian Minister of Defence).
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Activation of the Joint Warfare Centre – Press Conference
Left to right: Lt. General Thorstein Skiaker (Director of the Joint Warfare Centre); General James L. Jones (Supreme Allied Commander Europe); Admiral Edmund Giambastiani (Supreme Allied Commander Transformation); Mrs. Kristin Krohn Devold (Norwegian Minister of Defence).
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