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Jul 1 2014

President of the Lombardy Region, Roberto Maroni, visited NRDC-ITA

SOLBIATE OLONA (VA), 1st JULY 2014 - This morning the President of the Lombardy Region, Roberto Maroni, visited the Rapid Reaction Corps of NATO in Italy (NRDC-ITA), at the barracks Ugo Mara Solbiate Olona (VA).

The President Maroni was welcomed by the General of the Army Corps Giorgio Battisti, NATO Commander of the institution. During a brief presentation have been illustrated the characteristics of the command NRDC-ITA and the reorganization plan in the Joint Task Force Headquarters (JTFHQ), a role that will be added to those of the Land Component Command and the Army Corps multinational.

He later met with the Senior National Representatives of 15 nations present in the base and visited the facility appreciating both the functionality than the organization.The President of the Lombardy Region, at the end of the meeting, highlighting that:

"NRDC-ITA is a centre of excellence that also has a large positive impact on the economy of the territory. It's a demonstration of how a military base can be integrated perfectly into the civil context.A structure that we aim, through a series of initiatives, to raise awareness at regional level. This is an absolutely excellent both in terms of defense, the ability to manage crises, including international, both in terms of integration, as shown, for example, his nursery is also open to the local population".

The NRDC-ITA Commander, General Battisti, stressed that: The future of NRDC-ITA is an implementation both structural than about the staff coming from the other Armed Forces, within 2018 just in relation to project to reorganize the command Solbiate in the Joint Task Force Headquarters

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