This week the Falkland Islands and Mount Pleasant Complex bid farewell to the outgoing Commander of British Forces South Atlantic Islands, BFSAI, Jonathan Lett, who has been on the job since November 2020, and welcomed Brigadier Dan Duff, British Army.
The Falkland Islands has shown its strong solidarity with Ukraine on August 24, Independence Day of the central European country suffering the invasion of its powerful neighbor, Russia.
The visiting Argentine reporter Hugo Alconada Mon who is in the Falkland Islands reporting for the Buenos Aires daily La Nacion, on the 40th anniversary of the April 2nd Argentine military invasion and occupation of the Falklands, has included in his round of interviews, British Forces South Atlantic Islands Commander, Jonathan Lett.
Following the request for tenders from local and international companies, the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed that on Wednesday 17 November 2021 the Falkland Islands Company (FIC) successfully signed a joint venture housing contract.
Commodore Jonathan Lett of the Royal Navy officially took over as the new Commander of British Forces for the South Atlantic Islands November 20. He replaces the outgoing Commander, Brigadier Nick Sawyer as head of Mount Pleasant Complex in the Falkland Islands.
HMS Montrose has visited Ascension Island as part of her mission to promote British interests in the South Atlantic over the coming months. Ascension supports the airbridge which provides the vital link between the UK and MPA in the Falkland Islands, seat of British forces in the South Atlantic.