Vigorous Warrior 2017 info
Vigorous Warrior ’17 (VW ’17) is a NATO Medical Exercise and the fourth iteration since 2011. It is organized bi-annually by MILMED COE together with a Host Nation, this time Germany. The exercise is open for NATO and Partner Nations.
VW ’17 will take place on 04-22 September at the Lehnin training area in North Germany.
The Main Planning Conference (MPC) of the exercise will be held on 13-17 February 2017 in Budapest.
Director visited Germany
The Director of the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE), COL Dr. László Fazekas made an official visit to Koblenz, Germany in November 2016, where he met with LTG Dr. Michael Tempel, Surgeon General of the Bundeswehr for talks on how to strengthen the partnership between the Bundeswehr Medical Services and the Centre.
16th SC meeting in Budapest
The 16th Steering Committee (SC) meeting of the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE) took place on 28-30 November 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. MILMED COE Sponsoring Nations' (SN) representatives from Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania and the United Kingdom of Great Britain participated at the event.
Successful Prague MEDEVAL
The NATO MILMED COE conducted a very successful MEDEVAL course with a Mobile Training Team in Prague (CZE) from 7-11 November 2016 with the participation of 25 students from 14 different nations.
Director visited Romania
The Director of the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (MILMED COE), COL Dr. László Fazekas, accompanied by LTC Dr. Daniel-Gheorghe ARON (ROU) from MILMED COE Interoperability Branch, recently visited Romania where they were received by General Nicolae-Ionel Ciucă, Chief of General Staff of the Romanian Armed Forces and Colonel Dr. Ionel Oprea, Surgeon General of the Romanian Armed Forces.