On 13 February 2017, a delegation of the German Armed Forces Command and Staff College (FüAk Bw) visited the JALLC. The delegation consisted of 12 students of the Joint General/Admiral Staff Officer Course (LGAN), the delegation head, Colonel (GS) Fritsch, and the course tutor Commander Hornung. and was accompanied by the German Defence Attaché in Portugal, Lieutenant Colonel (GS) Taube. All were welcomed at the JALLC by the German Senior National Representative in Portugal and JALLC Operations Division Head, Captain Velten of the German Navy.
Supported by Dr. Henrik Heidenkamp (Civilian Research Analyst at the JALLC) and Ms Tiffany Genest (Civilian Lessons Learned Analyst at the JALLC), Captain Velten familiarized the FüAk delegation with the German Military Representation in Portugal as well as the JALLC’s and NATO’s Naval Striking and Support Forces’ (STRIKFORNATO) missions, activities, and organizations. In particular the JALLC hosts explained the JALLC’s approach to Joint Analysis, its support to the exchange of Lessons Learned (LL), and the JALLC’s efforts to facilitate the development of LL Capabilities across NATO.
Every year 100 national and international students from the German Army, Airforce, Navy, the Central Medical Service, and Geoinformation Service join the two-year LGAN – the most demanding course of the FüAk Bw.
The visit concluded the FüAk delegation’s visit to Lisbon during which delegation members gained insights into factors influencing Portugal’s security and defence policy, the command organization of the Portuguese Armed Forces, and its process of transformation.Read More