From March 4th to 5th March 2014 the Commander of the German Territorial Armed Force Command, General Major Hans-Werner WIERMANN, visited the JCBRN Defence Centre of Excellence (COE).

The Director of the JCBRN Defence COE, Colonel Jiri GAJDOS, welcomed General Major WIERMANN and pointed out the importance and the value of the visit for the JCBRN Defence COE.

Following this Office Call the General was briefed in the COL Janos Zelenak Conference Room. Beside the members of the Directorate, all Department Directors / Acting Department Directors attended and were prepared to answer any question the General might have.

After the Command Briefing, given by the Chief of Staff, COL DEADRICH, the General were introduced by LTC COOPER into the infrastructure of the OpsRoom and the status of the newly implemented CBRN Reachback Coordination Element (RBCE).


Later on the General was briefed by StCptn Trres on the current status of the development of a CBRN Knowledge Base.

In more detail General Major WIERMAN was briefed by LTC GLÖCKNER about the work of the Doctrine and Terminology Panel.

General Major WIERMANN took also the chance for a terrain walk on the battlefield of AUSTERLITZ and to visit the AUSTERLITZ-Museum and the Peace-Monument.


Author: COL Rainer SCHULTE DEU

Photos: Mrs. Susane LOPEZ