On Monday 28 April 2014, His Excellency Jean-François Blarel, French Ambassador to Portugal, together with the French Defence Attaché, Col François Escarras, visited the JALLC in Monsanto.

The visit started with a welcome by Brigadier General Mîndrescu, Commander JALLC, during an office call. Next, the Ambassador was shown around at the JALLC and had a presentation about JALLC's missions and organisation.

During the visit the Ambassador had the opportunity to meet various NATO members and to appreciate the diversity of the nationalities and their common engagement to the JALLC's mission.

After a very open discussion with staff members, His Excellency signed the JALLC's book of honour and attended to a group picture.