MGEN Folmer was recently appointed as NCI Agency Chief Of Staff, after serving as Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff of the NATO Communications and Information Systems Information Group (NCISG) in Mons, Belgium.
The purpose of the visit was to discuss topics of mutual interest, ongoing and future cooperation. NCI Agency provides STRIKFORNATO with the Information Technology services necessary to execute its NATO mission.
NCI Agency, as the NATO Computer Information System (CIS) Provider, ensures the provision of secure end-to-end information exchange and information processing services required for NATO Consultation, Command and Control in the most resource effective manner. NCI Agency CIS Support Unit (CSU) Lisbon, located in Oeiras, Portugal, installs, operates, maintains and supports the full range of CIS capabilities during peacetime, crisis and war throughout its allocated Area of Responsibility (AOR) and as otherwise directed.
STRIKFORNATO, headquartered in Oeiras, Portugal, is Supreme Allied Commander Europe's (SACEUR) premier, rapidly deployable and flexible, maritime power projection Headquarters, capable of planning and executing full spectrum joint maritime operations.