NATO Secretary General welcomes new Supreme Allied Commander Transformation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in the Change of Command at Allied Command Transformation in the United States on Thursday (23 September 2021) . At the ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia, General Philippe Lavigne of the French Air and Space Force took over from General André Lanata as Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, one of NATO’s two strategic commanders.

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In recognition of General Lanata’s contribution to the Alliance, the Secretary General presented him with the NATO Meritorious Service Medal.