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5th GRFL HQ Chiefs of Staff Conference hosted by NRDC GRC from 27-29 June 2016

From June 27th to 29th 2016, ΝΑΤΟ Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece (NRDC-GR), hosted the 5th GRF (L) HQ’s Chief of Staff (COS) Conference which was chaired by LANDCOM. On behalf of the Commander of NRDC-GR the Deputy Commander welcomed the distinguished visitors in the HQ’s premises. The overarching theme of the conference was LANDCOM’s role, as the bridge between the ΝΑΤΟ Command Structure (NCS) and ΝΑΤΟ Force Structure (NFC) for Graduated Readiness Forces Land , GRF(L)s.

The focus was to come together and provide perspective, useful solutions and constructive feedback on progress and future initiatives, finding solutions, forming a common shared visualization. The goal of the event was to provide ΝΑΤΟ Command Structure, NCS insights and facilitate discussions, as well as to outline the numerous milestones and challenges LANDCOM and GRFL’s face in order to engage in a review of thoughts and ideas at every level to identify the best ways to face them.

The conference was conducted in a very fruitful and constructive atmosphere thus being a unique opportunity for strengthening relationships and understanding across the Alliance, providing all attendees with a considerable sum of additional ideal platform for developing practical solutions. In the end of the conference LANDCOM Chief of Staff, expressed his appreciation for the support provided by NRDC-GR for the successful execution of this event.

GRFs (L) provide the Alliance with rapidly deployable, mobile, sustainable and flexible multinational forces and their command and control capabilities. The NFS is composed of allied national and multinational forces and HQs placed at the Alliance’s disposal on a permanent or temporary basis under specific readiness criteria. These provide a pool of forces in order to allow for a high degree of flexibility to meet the requirements of conducting and sustaining operations.

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