DCOM of EUNAVFOR Operation Atalanta Appointed

The role of Deputy Operation Commander (DCOM) of the European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta was handed over today.

After five months, Brigadier General Dick Swijgman (Royal Netherlands Marine Corps) transferred his duties to Rear Admiral Paolo Pezzutti (Italian Navy).

The handover took place at the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, London.

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Press release, Image: EUNAVFOR