Colonel Robert Klinar New Chairman of the NATO MW COE Steering Committee

The 5th NATO Mountain Warfare Centre of Excellence (NATO MW COE,, Steering Committee (SC) Meeting was convened in Poljče, Slovenia, in November 2018.

Official delegates from Croatia, Germany, Italy, Romania and Slovenia as Sponsoring Nations (SN) and Austria as a Contributing Partner (CP) participated at the Meeting. Representatives of Montenegro and the USA attended as Observers.

During the two-day Meeting the 2019 NATO MW COE Programme of Work (POW) and Budget were approved. A series of 2019 POW activities were highlighted, including the 2019 NATO COE Directors Conference as an event of wider importance.

At the conclusion Brigadier General Klemen Medja handed over his chairmanship to the incoming Chairman, Colonel Robert Klinar, the former Commander of the Slovenian 132nd Mountain Regiment and member of the Slovenian Association of Mountain Soldiers.



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