5th GRFL HQ Chiefs of Staff Conference hosted by NRDC GRC from 27-29 June 2016
Jun 30, 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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