New DCOM of EU Naval Force Somalia Appointed
After seven months, Rear Admiral Bartolomé Bauzá (Spanish Navy) handed over the role of Deputy Operation Commander (DCOM) of the European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta, to Brigadier General Dick Swijgman (Royal Netherlands Navy).
The handover took place at the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, London, on August 1.
The military and civilian staff based at the EU Naval Force OHQ lined-up to bid farewell to Rear Admiral Bauzá.
Press Release, August 04, 2014; Image: EU Navfor