Rear Admiral Pietro Luciano Ricca visits NSO
By Colonel Enrico Mattina, Special Advisor to the Commandant
On March 23, Rear Admiral Pietro Luciano Ricca, Head of Personnel Department of the Italian Defence General Staff, visited the NATO School Oberammergau (NSO) in the spirit of the long pursued policy of cooperation with this NATO prime educational institution. After an office call with the NSO Commandant, US Navy Captain Scott Butler, and the Dean of Academics, Colonel Timothy Dreifke, he received a presentation on the activities of the School. Later on, he had the occasion to meet with the Italian personnel serving at the NSO, the third largest military community there, and took a tour of the facilities.