In his welcoming remarks, the President of the USNL, Madrid Council, Thomas B. Denegre, acknowledged the assistance of all and in particular the Secretary General of Defense Policy (SEGENPOL) in such an important symposium.
Likewise, the President of the AAE
, and past Minister of Defense, JuliÃ¡n GarcÃa Vargas said "it is a pleasure to observe how, after this long period, the Spanish Armed Forces are fully integrated into NATO
."He also highlighted the fact that Spain joining NATO has made a lot of modernization in doctrine, techniques, tactics, procedures and the mentality of the Spanish Armed Forces.
...At the conclusion Thomas Denegre jointly with Eva GarcÃa, Vice-President of the Madrid Council, closed the event with thanks to all presenters and participants