A Change of Command ceremony was held on Wednesday, 31 May 2023 marking the change of leadership at the NATO MW COE. OF-5 Leon Holc assumed the position of the NATO MW COE Director from OF-5 Borut Flajšman.
The event, along with other distinguished guests, was attended by the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) Deputy Chief of Defence, Brigadier General Franc Koračin. In his address, he thanked the outgoing Director for his contribution to the development of the NATO MW COE, stating that the Centre and its staff have done a tremendous amount of important work that can decisively contribute to the development of contents within the Alliance.
In his initial speech, the NATO MW COE Director, OF-5 Leon Holc, provided a well-articulated vision of further NATO MW COE development. The director is convinced that together with the Centre’s high potential and motivated staff, the Centre will be able to overcome all obstacles and successfully fulfill its mission .