"He always knew how to steer our ship, even when we felt like we were in the reefs."
Rota, 24 June 2019—This week, EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA Operation Headquarters bid farewell to long-serving, hard-working Swedish contribution, LtCol. Tomas Dahlmark.
LtCol. Dahlmark served in Operation ATALANTA for two-and-a-half years, beginning his post in Northwood, UK, and finishing his post at ES OHQ in Rota, Spain.
"Tomas was such an important part of our team," said Cdr. Marco Froehlich (German Navy), who currently leads the OHQ Plans branch that LtCol. Dahlmark served in. "He always knew how to steer our ship, even when we felt like we were in the reefs."
Sweden has contributed to EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA's Operation Headquarters, Force Headquarters and Task Force for over ten years. Check out this archive article about when Swedish Ocean Patrol Vessel (OPV) HSwMS Carlskrona became the multinational Force Headquarters for Operation Atalanta back in April 2010: New Swedish Force Headquarters HSwMS Carlskrona, April 2010
Tack för ditt stöd!