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Feb 21 2008

The new com ARRC visits NRDC-ITA

OLBIATE OLONA, 21 Feb 08. The recently appointed Commander of the Alllied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), Lieutenant General ARD Shirreff CBE, visited HQ NRDC-ITA today.

Recognising the strong bonds between the two Headquarters, Commander NRDC-ITA, Lieutenant General Giuseppe E. Gay, was delighted to welcome his opposite number on his first visit to Solbiate Olona.

Following a private meeting between the two Generals, Commander ARRC was introduced to senior staff at HQ NRDC-ITA and Senior National Representatives, before receiving a briefing on the Headquarters.

After an opportunity to meet the 27-strong UK Contingent at HQ NRDC-ITA, headed by its Deputy Commander, Major General David Bill CB, Commander ARRC was hosted to a round-table discussion of key issues of common interest to both HQs.

I am delighted to have the opportunity to visit HQ NRDC-ITA, with whom my Headquarters has so much in common said General Shirreff.

It is important we work together to achieve our common missions and goals within the NATO Alliance.

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