In Retrospect Life at JFTC In Retrospect Life at JFTC In Retrospect Life at JFTC VISITS Transformation Through Training • Issue No: 11 • November 2018 • 41 Spanish Ambassador at JFTC His Excellency Mr. Francisco Javier Sanabria Valderrama, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to the Republic of Poland, visited the Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC) on 7 May 2018. He was accompanied by Colonel Juan Carlos Martin Torrijos, the Spanish Military Attaché. The distinguished guests were welcomed by Major General Wilhelm Grün, the JFTC Commander, and the Centre’s key staff. After a discussion with General Grün, His Excellency Sanabria Valderrama and Colonel Torrijos met with members of Spanish contingent serving in Bydgoszcz. His Excellency Mr. Francisco Javier Sanabria Valderrama, became the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to the Republic of Poland in January 2018. This was his first visit to the Joint Force Training Centre. Joint Force Trainer Observes JFTC The Joint Force Training Centre’s (JFTC) current efforts, new tasks and development were main topics of discussions during the recent visit of Major General Stefano Vito Salamida, Deputy Chief of Staff Joint Force Trainer at the Supreme Allied Command Transformations, to JFTC. General Salamida met with Major General Wilhelm Grün, the Centre’s Commander, and his key staff on 13 and 14 June 2018. A briefing on JFTC main engagements, capacities and plans for the future, presented by the Centre’s leadership, provided the guest with huge portion of information about JFTC’s activities and also opened the floor for discussions. The Joint Force Trainer was especially interested in JFTC program of work for the upcoming months and years, currently tested trial structure as well as JFTC’s role and activities in the domain of capability development and innovation. The guest received in-depth information on how JFTC uses its potential in testing and experimentation, built throughout the years – also thanks to events such as Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exercise (CWIX). He learnt more, for example, about the Centre’s battle laboratory. As General Salamida visited JFTC during the CWIX, NATO’s premier annual interoperability event, he also used this opportunity to explore the exercise, and to meet with CWIX management and participants. General Salamida expressed his admiration for JFTC’s work, and wished the Centre “to continue such a great support to Allied Command Transformation”.