CHAIRMAN : SIR MICHAEL BURTON . KCVO CMG
DIRECTOR : THE HONOURABLE MRS ROUS
Saturday May 20th 2017
“Can NATO defend Britain: What is the Russian threat “ ?
DEP: SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER NATO
2011 to 2014
General Sir Richard Shirreff KCB, CBE
General Sir Richard Shirreff KCB, CBE was educated at Oundle and Exeter College Oxford. In 1976 he was commissioned into the 14th/20th Kings Hussars.
IRAQ , NORTHERN IRELAND,KOSOVO. General Sir Richard Sir Shirreff saw active service during the Gulf War. He was appointed as Commanding Officer of the King’s Royal Hussars in 1994, deploying to Northern Ireland. He was awarded the Queens Commendation for Valuable Service in November 1995.By 1998, he was promoted to Commander of 7th Armoured Brigade and deployed to Kosovo.
CHIEF OF STAFF and COMMANDER OF THE ALLIED RAPID REACTION CORPS. In 2003 General Shirreff was promoted to Chief of Staff at Land Command, rising to General Officer Commanding 3rd (UK) Mechanised Division and was deployed to Iraq in July 2006. In 2007 he was appointed Commander of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps and promoted to Lieutenant-general.
DEPUTY SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER NATO. In March 2011 Shirreff became Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe and promoted to a Full General. He retired from the post in March 2014.
Honorary Colonel of Oxford University OTC. Honorary Colonel to the Royal Wessex Yeomanry. Advisory Board of Genderforce. General Sir Shirreff is currently the Honorary Colonel of Oxford University OTC and served as the Honorary Colonel to the Royal Wessex Yeomanry from 2005 to 2015. .
“2017: War with Russia: AN Urgent Warning from Senior Military Command.”
In 2016, Shirreff published a book entitled “2017: War with Russia: An Urgent Warning from Senior Military Command.” War between Russia and NATO would be possible. Britain would have a large role to play.
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Speaker: General Sir Richard Shirreff KCB, CBE
Date: Saturday 20th May, 2017
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