NATO approves nomination of Breedlove to be new SACEUR

General Philip Breedlove is currently commander of USAF activities in Europe and Africa

From NATO:  The North Atlantic Council approved the nomination of General Philip M. Breedlove, United States Air Force, to the post of Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

General Breedlove is currently serving as Commander, United States Air Force Europe; Commander, United States Air Force Africa; Commander, Headquarters, Allied Air Command, Ramstein; and Director, Joint Air Power Competence Center.

Upon completion of national confirmation processes, he will take up his appointment as successor to Admiral James G. Stavridis, United States Navy, at a change of command ceremony at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Mons, Belgium, expected in the Spring of 2013.   (photo: USAF)

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