Operation GLAUCUS

International Information

International Operation Name: Operation GLAUCUS

International Mission Name: Operation GLAUCUS

Mandating Organization: North Atlantic Council

Region Name: Europe

Location: Greece

Mission Date: 1 August 2004 - 30 September 2004

Mission Mandate: To assist in the NATO provision of security support to the Government of Greece during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Mission/Operation Notes: On 24 June 2004, the North Atlantic Council agreed to the Government of Greece’s request for security assistance during the Olympic Games (13-29 August) and the Paralympic Games (17 to 28 September). In preparation for the games NATO members were canvassed for assistance in various areas in which shortfalls had been identified. Canada provided four personnel who were deployed under the name Operation Glaucus.

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