Training and Education Branch

  • Euro-NATO CIMIC Familiarisation Course 23 April 2021

    Euro-NATO CIMIC Familiarisation Course

    In April 2021, the second iteration of the Euro-NATO CIMIC Familiarisation Course as a virtual training for US Civil Affairs (CA) colleagues, was taking place in the CCOE. US CA personnel is given a basic understanding of NATO CIMIC procedures, doct[...]

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  • Wargaming-event by NATO Joint Warfare Centre 16 February 2021

    Wargaming-event by NATO Joint Warfare Centre

    Our Polish National Senior Representative Lieutenant Colonel Sabiniarz about an intense and valuable week preparing and attending the wargaming-event hosted by NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) beginning of February: "Everything begins with the idea.[...]

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  • NATO CIMIC & CMI Training Requirement Analysis 12 January 2021

    NATO CIMIC & CMI Training Requirement Analysis

    LTC Rene Daalman, SHAPE ACOS J9In January 2021, under the lead of SHAPE ACOS J9 BG Lebrun and LTC Rene Daalman, the Director of the CCOE, COL van Boxmeer, and the CCOE’s Branch Chief Training & Education, LTC Jan Brouwer, hosted the NATO CIMIC & CM[...]

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  • NATO CIMIC Awareness Course 01 June 2020

    NATO CIMIC Awareness Course

    Current measures to counter the COVID-19 pandemic have significantly impacted NATO’s Education & Individual Training, including the CIMIC & CMI (Civil-Military Cooperation & Civil-Military Interaction) training landscape. As a result, the CCOE i[...]

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  • Modelling and Simulation in 2020 01 June 2020

    Modelling and Simulation in 2020

    Since last year it was a bit quiet around this topic. One of the reasons was a switch in personnel. Our former colleague and contractor Natalia Wojtowicz finalized her posting in the CCOE and handed the M&S torch to LTC Vogt. One of the latest news r[...]

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  • NEW DUTCH LIEUTENANT COLONEL TAKES THE LEAD OF THE TRAINING & EDUCATION BRANCH 16 January 2018

    NEW DUTCH LIEUTENANT COLONEL TAKES THE LEAD OF THE TRAINING & EDUCATION BRANCH

    Some weeks ago the CCOE said farewell to Rudolph Keijzer. The Dutch Lieutenant Colonel served for three years as Chief of the Training & Education Branch (T&E). It’s now time to say welcome to Jan Brouwer, the new Dutch officer, who has just replac[...]

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  • Career Airborne Ranger turns CIMIC at the CCOE 10 August 2015

    Career Airborne Ranger turns CIMIC at the CCOE

    Sergeant Major Dirk Beckmann (OR-9 DEU – A, 48) has joined the CCOE on August 1, 2015. Assigned to the Training & Education Branch, he will apply his significant deployment experience to current and future CIMIC Training. Entering the German Army i[...]

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  • NATO CIMIC Field and Staff Workers Course in Poland 17 June 2015

    NATO CIMIC Field and Staff Workers Course in Poland

    On 15 June 2015 the NATO CIMIC Field Worker Course (NCFWC) and NATO CIMIC Staff Worker Course (NCSWC) started at the Military Training Centre for Foreign Operations (MTCFO) in Kielce, Poland. The courses were opened by the Deputy Commander of MTC[...]

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