The Chairman of the EU Military Committee, Gen. Patrick de Rousiers, visited Slovenia upon invitation by the Chief of General Staff, Major General Dobran Božić.
The Operation Commander of EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta, Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant and his Deputy, Rear Admiral Bartolomé Bauzá today welcomed the Chairman, Director General and 35 Military Representatives of the European Union Military Committee to the Operational Headquarters in Northwood.
The Chairman of the European Union Military Committee, general Patrick de Rousiers, has briefed the Committee on his recent visit to Japan on 6-10 March on the invitation by the Japanese Chief of Staff, General Iwasaki.
It directs all EU military activities and provides the Political and Security Committee (PSC) with advice and recommendations on military matters.
The EUMC is composed of the Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) of the Member States, who are regularly represented by their permanent Military Representatives (MilReps).
The EUMC has a permanent Chairman, selected by the Chiefs of Defence of the Member States and appointed by the Council.