Serving with Headquarters Multinational Division North East (MND-NE), the Polish Army Staff Sergeant Marcin Siedlecki received the NATO Force Structure Top Soldier Award from Lieutenant General Roger L. Cloutier Jr., Commander Allied Land Command (LANDCOM). The award was presented to SSGT Siedlecki during the bi-annual LANDCOM Corps Commanders Conference (21-22 September).
As part of Multinational Corps Northeast, Multinational Division North East with its headquarters in Elbląg, Poland, coordinates activities of the Lithuanian Iron Wolf and Polish 15th Mechanized Brigade as well as their subordinate enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battle Groups. In this way, the Division Headquarters strengthens the integration between NATO’s eFP battalions with their respective Host Nation Defence Forces so they can act together in a variety of settings including combat. Operating at a high level of readiness, the Corps’ divisional command is prepared to carry out collective defence operations in accordance with Article 5 of the Washington Treaty.