Polish general joins SHAPE supreme command in Mons

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Polish Major-General Piotr Blazeusz has taken over as Deputy Chief of Staff for Planning in the Supreme Headquarters of Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE) in Mons, Belgium, NATO announced.

General Blazeusz, now the highest ranking Polish officer in the NATO Command Structure, will be responsible, among other things, forplanning of strategic use of allied forces in NATO and EU operations as well as preparing military strategic policy, directives and procedures concerning allied operations.

Blazeuz will also be involved in work on the NATO Codification System and in the planning and realisation of training and exercises.

Major-General Blazeusz was the Chief of Staff of the Operational Command of the Polish Armed Forces.