On Friday 3 April 2009, the JCBRN Defence COE congregated and remembered 60 years of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation).


         The JCBRN Defence COE Director COL Čížek Zdeněk commemorated the long history of the formation and development of NATO, which was founded on 4 April 1949.  The Director informed the audience that with effect 1 April 2009, there were 2 more countries (Albania and Croatia) that had joined NATO, taking its membership to 28.