U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert J. Kamensky, Deputy Chief of Staff Submarines NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM) Northwood, visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Friday 14 February in preparation for Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL, which is scheduled for next year.

He was greeted by U.S. Air Force Brigadier General John W. Doucette, JWC’s Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander. The visit programme included an office call with Brigadier General Doucette as well as a series of briefings with focus on detailed planning process and coordination for Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL.

Rear Admiral Kamensky then toured JWC’s state-of-the-art training facility, which is NATO’s leading site to use virtualization and information technology during the operational level exercises run by the Centre, as well as the fully equipped TV studio that supports both exercises and real world events.

Rear Admiral Kamensky was appointed as the Deputy Chief of Staff Submarines NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM) Northwood in April 2013.