Peter van Uhm, former commander of the armed forces, was appointed as a 'strategic adviser' to help with the modernization of the Amsterdam fire department by advising commander Leen Schaap and mayor Femke Halsema on how to achieve it. He starts on August 20th, Het Parool reports.
Retired army general Peter van Uhm says he has respect for the Dutch people who leave for Syria to take part in the war there.
At a meeting in Nijmegen the state announced its plans for a national World War II museum. The Freedom Museum World War II will be built in Nijmegen.