28th September - LANDCOM at NRDC-ITA before LCC validation

Solbiate Olona (VA), 28th September 2017 - Today, at Ugo Mara barracks, NRDC-ITA Commander, Lieutenant General Roberto Perretti welcomed Lieutenant General Darryl A. Williams, Commander of NATO Headquarters Allied Land Command in Izmir, Turkey.
After receiving cordon flag honour guard, General Darryl A. Williams has been updated on the progress NRDC-ITA made along the roadmap to the validation as LCC (Land Component Command), a responsibility the HQ will assume starting from January 2018.
NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy is now about to start Brilliant Ledger ‘17, the exercise marking the achievement of the combat readiness for our three stars HQ as part of the NRF (NATO Response Force).
The visit strengthens NRDC-ITA and LANDCOM cooperation, and is a step forwards an effective and complete interoperability.