Brigadier General Matthew L. Brand, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Policy, Headquarters Supreme Allied Command Transformation of NATO visited the JCBRN Defence COE.
On 13th May 2014 the, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Policy, Headquarters Supreme Allied Command Transformation of NATO and his military assistant Commander Stephan Annighoefer visited the JCBRN Defence Centre of Excellence (COE). Brigadier General Brand is the SACT flag officer champion of the JCBRN Defence COE and this was his first visit to the COE.
The director of the JCBRN Defence COE Colonel Jiri Gajdos welcomed the Brigadier General Brand at the COE and pointed out the importance and the value of such visit.
After the Command Briefing, given by the Director, COL Gajdos, the General was briefed by the Department Directors on the COE activities, current status of manning, COE’s vision with the most important tasks in support of NATO in accordance with the Program of Work.
At the end of the meeting General Brand appreciated the good work done by the JCBRN Defence COE and stated that it´s a pleasure for him to champion us.
“JCBRN Team, You are leading the way for all of our COEs in work, in product, and in organization. It is a pleasure to be associated with you. It makes being your champion easy.”
(Signed Matt Brand)