NATO

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NATO exercise Steadfast Jackpot 2006 is currently taking place in two locations simultaneously: Stavanger, Norway at Joint Warfare Centre Ulsnes Training Facility and at a training area near Strasbourg, France. Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFC Brunssum), The Netherlands, is conducting the exercise.

The media had the opportunity to visit SPS Castilla, 5 May 2006, where they received briefings by VADM Jose A. Martinez Sainz-Rozas, COMSPMARFOR, Brigadier General Stephen Mueller, COS JWC, and Col Jos Coumans, JFC Brunssum.

Briefings
The visitng group received briefings on the capability improvements of NATO, the advancement of the NATO Response Force, JWC's support to the training of NRF elements, and the mission of SPMARFOR Headquarters in the current NRF Rotation.

Tour of SPS Castilla
After a tour of SPS Castilla and time for picture taking, the media day ended with refreshments.