On Friday, 2 September, the SHAPE Chief of Staff, General Manfred Lange, visited the Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre ( JALLC) in Lisbon, Portugal.

After an office call with the JALLC Commander, Brigadier General Peter Sonneby, General Lange, was briefed on JALLC's activities, internal structure and processes. This was followed by briefings on projects of particular interest to SHAPE: Allied Command Operations Assessment Capability and Crisis Urgent Requirements Process. Also of interest to General Lange was the JALLC's recent work with the SHAPE Strategic Analysis Team in connection with Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR. At the conclusion of the briefings and discussion, General Lange expressed his appreciation for the visit and JALLC's analysis and outreach efforts.