An unusual visit to the Blue Brigade - JFC Commander of the Allied Joint Force Command in Szczecin
19 th April - the 12th Mechanised Brigaded welcomed General Hans-Lothar Domröse JFC Commander (the Allied Joint Force Command) in Brunssum.
(In Europe, we have two Operational Commands of this type: one is located in Brunssum, the other in Naples. Currently there are 34 Polish soldiers serving in Brunssum.)
During a visit to the Blue Brigade the JFC Commander was accompanied by Head of Training of the Polish Land Forces General Marek Tomaszycki and Commander of the 12th Mechanized Division General Ireneusz Bartniak.
12th Brigade presented its latest military equipment and the medical group presented the tasks they perform for the brigade. There was also a time to learn about the history and tradition of the 12th Mechanised Brigade and the exchange of the gorgets. The visit took place in a friendly and festive atmosphere.
The first place of military service for General Hans-Lothar Domröse was 23rd Motorized Infantry Battalion in Brunswick. In his 30-year army career he has held many command positions, in 1999 he served in KFOR in Kosovo and in 2008 in the ISAF in Afghanistan. His previous job position in 2009 included commanding Eurocorps in Strasbourg. In 2011 he was a German military representative in the MC / NATO and the EU in Brussels. He is currently the commander of Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) in Brunssum, the Netherlands. This is another visit of General Domröse in Poland.