2020 News 

NATO Chiefs of Defence Elect Rob Bauer as next Chairman of the Military Committee

October 9, 2020 – Allied Chiefs of Defence today, 9 October 2020, elected Admiral Rob Bauer, Chief of Defence of the Netherlands Armed Forces to be the next Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, the senior military adviser to the Secretary General. Admiral Bauer will take up the position following the end of Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach’s tenure in June 2021. Air Chief Marshal Peach welcomed the election of Admiral Bauer. He said “Congratulations to Admiral Bauer, Rob. He will be an excellent Chairman of the NATO Military…

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2020 News 

Netherlands Chief of Defense standing for Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

Admiral Rob Bauer is in the race for the position of Chairman of the NATO Military Committee. The Netherlands government has formally nominated Bauer for the NATO position. Should he be elected, he will hand over his current position of Chief of Defense to his successor in the summer of 2021. One of the reasons for his nomination is that Bauer is known for his honest, constructive and unfettered advice. According to Bauer, that is the only way to ensure that what is politically desirable is indeed militarily attainable. His…

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