Detailed guide: European Joint Support Unit (EJSU)

Joint Forces Command

September 11
13:35 2019

European Joint Support Unit (EJSU) overview

A part of the Global Support Organisation (GSO), the EJSU delivers firm base support to service personnel, civilians and their families serving with NATO and the EU in Europe and Turkey. We also assist the Global Administration Unit (GAU) with non-NATO or EU staff who serve in Europe close to one of our locations.

The EJSU reached Full Operating Capability on 1 April 2014 following a 2 year restructuring programme. The staff comprise UK military personnel from all 3 services, UK civil servants, locally employed civilians and dependant employees.

With a Headquarters at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), our key locations are at:

  • SHAPE and Brussels in Belgium
  • Naples, Milan, Poggio Renatico and Rome in Italy
  • Brunssum in the Netherlands
  • Ramstein and Goch in Germany
  • Lisbon in Portugal
  • Stavanger in Norway
  • Istanbul and Izmir in Turkey Torrejon in Spain
  • Lille in France.
Published 12 December 2012
Last updated 11 September 2019 +show all updates
  1. Amended the content to make sure it is up to date.

  2. Added updated EJSU map.

  3. Updated to reflect the organisation name change from European Support Group (ESG) to European Joint Support Unit (EJSU).

  4. Added link to JCCC page.

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