Rear Admiral Jonas Wikstrӧm from Swedish Royal Navy is New Deputy Commander for Operation AtalantaJanuary 21, 2016 - 13:42
Rear Admiral Christophe Mueller-Meinhard (German Navy) has handed over the role of Deputy Commander (DCOM) of the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation Atalanta, to Rear Admiral Jonas Wikstrӧm (Swedish Royal Navy).
The handover took place at the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, London.
Following the handover, Rear Admiral Wikstrӧm said: “I want to thank Rear Admiral Mueller-Meinhard for his support and advice during the handover. I am ready to build on his excellent contribution to what is an important European Union maritime operation. The Operation Atalanta staff, both here in the OHQ and at sea, will continue to work hard to ensure that piracy remains suppressed off the coast of Somalia.”
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