COM MNC NE did not miss the chance to meet with Canadian Task Force Latvia, a national staff element to facilitate and support the Canadian Armed Forces in Latvia and represent Canada as the framework nation of eFP Battlegroup Latvia. "Your unwavering commitment to enhancing security in the Baltic Sea
Region is a testament to the Canadian Forces' prowess and
professionalism," said LTG von Sandrart during a meeting with Vice Admiral Bob Auchterlonie, the Commander of the Canadian Combined Joint Operational Centre, the Canadian entity responsible for the Canadian Armed Forces in Latvia.
Nearby, within the newly built Canadian Task Force staff building, the NATO Force Integration Unit (NFIU) is located. There, LTG von Sandrart was briefed on current tasks and developments. NFIU Latvia is the primary NATO point of entry for troops to be deployed in Latvia. LTG von Sandrart thanked the 40 staff members from 12 Allied nations:
NFIU Latvia demonstrates NATO's ability to cooperate and integrate our
On the same day, COM MNC NE also visited the NATO
Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence. "Communication forms an
important element of leadership. Information warfare is a dynamic area," LTG von Sandrart stated after extremely fruitful talks with Jānis Sārts, the Director of the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence.