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CENTURION

Association for reserve NCO s NCO's

WHAT IS CENTURION
- International Confederation for reserve NCO’s founded in 2010 by NLD and GER - National NCO Associations of NATO countries can become member - NATO Partner Countries can become associate - Similarity with CIOR (NATO orientation)

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Features of CENTURION
- Current members GER, NLD, POL and POR - A ti iti based on sharing knowledge and skills Activities b d h i k l d d kill (workshops, etc), open to all members of associations (not only members of the council)) ( y )) - President of CENTURION by one of the members, supported by a board that consists of different nations, nations if possible -Activity costs as low as possible -AESOR members are invited to join CENTURION AESOR
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Differences CENTURION - AESOR
- CENTURION is NATO oriented, AESOR is Europe oriented - CENTURION wants only English as official language -AESOR activities are only open for Board / Council Members, CENTURION activities are open for all NCO member of associations - CENTURION wants to provide a Mil Competition for p p all ranks (like CIOR). AESOR only wants participation of Officers in a special category.
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CENTURION – AESOR Competition?
- Members that founded CENTURION tried to change AESOR first. Desicions were blocked in AESOR - CENTURION does not want to destroy AESOR but invites AESOR members to join. j

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CIOR and CENTURION
- CIOR Presidency was looking for cooperation with AESOR for several years but that didn’t work because of the EU orientation of AESOR (and failure of decisions). - CIOR is now looking for the possibility to cooperate with with an NCO Confederation under the condition: - The NCO Confederation has the same basis as CIOR - The NCO Confederation is big enough - The NCO Confederation is willing to work together at h f d ll k h activity level (MilComp; Workshops etc) - NRFC support for participation of all countries in CENTURION (that fullfills these conditions) and support of cooperation with CIOR would b of great h l ti ith ld be f t help.
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