THE SPANISH REPRESENTATIVE IN EUROMARFOR PERMANENT CELL STAFF
The EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell (PC) has a staff that is responsible for planning and liaison with National Naval Authorities (NNA) and National CHOD´s functions, and it is constituted by one officer for each participating nation (French “Marine Nationale”, Italian “Marina Militare”, Portuguese “Marinha Portuguesa” and Spanish “Armada”), and they are permanently assigned to the post working close to the COMEUROMARFOR.
EUROMARFOR PERMANENT CELL
Commander Fernando J. Moliné Juste, officer from the Spanish Navy is one of the Permanent Cell members, representing Spain.
Commander Moliné, was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain) in 1978 and joined the Armada in 1997.
He has served on board frigates F-85 “NAVARRA” and F-86 “CANARIAS”, minehunter M-36 “TAJO” and in the 5th Helicopter Squadron, as Sikorsky SH-3W “SEAKING” aircrew. Additionally, served on board patrol vessel P-73 “VIGÍA” as Executive Officer and patrol vessel P-62 “ALBORÁN” as Commanding Officer.
Commander Moliné is specialized in Naval Communications and Information Systems, is also certified as Fighter Controller/Airborne Early Warning operator (FC/AEW) and Tactical Action Officer (TAO).
Graduated as Joint Staff Officer, he has served in the Spanish Navy General Staff, Spanish High Readiness Maritime Headquarters/SPMARFOR HQ, and posted as Military Assistant to Operation Commander ATALANTA.
He assumed his current duties as Spanish National Representative in the EUROMARFOR Permanent Cell in January 2022.
In total, more than 16 years on-board and at sea, among those he participated in Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR and ATALANTA.
Commander Moliné is married and proud father of two daughters.