An official ceremony of the Change of Command was held at the German CBRN Defence, Safety and Environmental Protection School in Sonthofen on Thursday 13 September 2018. During the ceremony, Colonel Klaus Werner Schiff changed responsibility with Colonel Volker Robert Quante. The ceremony was held under the command of Colonel Henry Neumann, Commander of the Bundeswehr CBRN Defence Command in Bruchsal as the school’s superior unit. He expressed his gratitude to the leaving commander and wished success to new appointed Commander.
A Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Centre of Excellence (JCBRN Defence COE) delegation, led by Director Colonel Vratislav Osvald, attended this official ceremony as Colonel Volker Robert Quante was the Centre’s former Deputy Director.