The Defense Attaché of Germany, Commander Franz-Josef Birkel, paid his courtesy visit to the Commander JALLC on 24 January 2012. Additionally, the JALLC provided him with the Command Briefing containing Information on the mission, tasks and the organisation of the JALLC.

Commander Birkel was impressed by the diversity of topics and the level of engagement covered by the JALLC projects. He reflected on the successful work relations between the JALLC and his predecessor and expressed his wish to continue this close relationship.