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Luncheon: Dennis Salerno

Date: March 13, 2023
Time: 11:15 AM – 2:00 PM

The Vineyards

400 Vineyards Boulevard
Naples, FL 34119

SPEAKER: Dennis Salerno
TOPIC: “NATO Planning and Operations”


Colonel Salerno will share his experiences in support of NATO Planning and Operations in the World with particular emphases in Europe. Rare, behind the scene look at American and NATO Operations.


Colonel Dennis Salerno planned executed and participated in the Communications system which supported the 101st Airborne Division on the air and ground assault into Iraq. ALSO. As the chief NATO communications planner for NATO operations in the former Yugoslavia, designed, resourced and implemented the NATO communications system in support of NATO’s first out of area deployment. Also lead a multinational team in theater and was the first NATO officer deployed out-of-area to install enabling communications for the follow- on operation.  After Bosnia Colonel Salerno repeated these tasks for Kosovo throughout his career Colonel Salerno trust in and defend American core values of Freedom, Liberty and defense of human Dignity. Also the importance of working in a multinational environment to foster Americanisms worldwide. After retirement he worked 16 years as a NATO  International Civilian as a Satellite Communications Engineer in Verona.