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Sep 20 2016

NRDC-ITA receives LANDCOM Commander visit

Solbiate Olona (VA), 20th September 2016 - Today, at Ugo Mara barracks, NRDC-ITA Commander, Lieutenant General Riccardo Marchiò welcomed Lieutenant General Darryl A. Williams, Commander of NATO Headquarters Allied Land Command in Izmir, Turkey.

After receiving a “Bersaglieri” honour guard he was updated, by Major General Giovanni Manione, on the NRDC-ITA’s efforts at maintaining readiness and capability so that NATO Stand-by standards are met.

NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy is now on the road to Exercise Summer Tempest, where it will be validated as a NATO Land Component Command (LCC) under Allied Land Command lead.

The visit, aimed at strengthening NRDC-ITA and LANDCOM cooperation, is a further step towards improving synchronization, effectiveness and interoperability within the Alliance.

Story by NRDC Public Affairs Office


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