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Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

Volume 502: debated on Monday 14 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what contribution UK forces make to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe; and if he will make a statement. (306452)

Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe is the headquarters of Allied Command Operations, one of NATO's two strategic military commands. It is responsible for all NATO operations. The UK currently contributes 125 personnel to the Headquarters, and permanently holds the position of the deputy commander, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe.