The SHAPE ODA Team, visited the Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre in Lisbon, Portugal on Monday, 14 and Tuesday 15 November.

On 14 November the team consisting of the current Chief ODA COL Drechsler, the incoming Chief COL Kohring and Mr Mark Pepper where welcomed by and had a office call with the Commander, Brigadier General Peter Sonneby. The next day COL Kohring and Mr Pepper where briefed on the role and capabilities of the JALLC and information on recent reports, ongoing projects and the JALLC Program of Work. This was followed by an ODA brief and a good discussion. The ODA team made it clear that their intent is to find how they can influence activities in SHAPE so that more recommendations from JALLC reports can be implemented.