What is JFC Brunssum?
Located in Brunssum, the Netherlands, Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFC-Brunssum) is one of NATO's two joint operational commands, the others being Allied Joint Force Command Naples. JFC-Brunssum is assisted by three component commands, specializing in land, air and maritime operations. These consist of the Land Command HQ in Izmir, Turkey (LC Izmir), Maritime Command HQ in Northwood, UK (MC Northwood) and Air Command, Ramstein (AC Ramstein), Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
Along with the other NATO operational commands, JFC-Brunssum reports to Allied Command Operations (ACO), based at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), near Mons, Belgium. JFC-Brunssum also serves as the NATO higher headquarters for the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.