Visit of Deputy Chief of Operations Swedish Armed Forces
21 Nov 2014
Oeiras, Portugal - The Headquarters, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) received Rear Admiral Anders Grenstad, Swedish Navy, currently posted as the Deputy Chief of Operations for the Swedish Armed Forces.
Rear Admiral Grenstad was welcomed by Rear Admiral Tim Lowe, Royal Navy, the STRIKFORNATO Deputy Commander, along with the remainder of the Command Group. Rear Admiral Grenstad was briefed on STRIKFORNATO’s unique position within the NATO Force Structure as a high readiness, joint predominantly maritime, headquarters, as well as the sole maritime deployable battlestaff for expanded task force missions, along with STRIKFORNATO’s new roles, missions and capabilities as the Alliance’s first Joint Headquarters Maritime/Expeditionary. In turn, Rear Admiral Grenstad briefed the STRIKFORNATO Command Group on current Swedish military organisation, activity, and focus.