On Monday 8 July 2019, the Chief of Defence (CHOD), General Christos Christodoulou, met at the 115th Combat Wing/ Souda Air Base with a US House of Representatives delegation. During the meeting issues of common interest were discussed.

The aforementioned delegation visited the Southeastern Mediterranean region. Congressman Τheodore E. Deutch (Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa) was the senior visitor, while Congressman Gus Bilirakis (senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee) also took part in the visit.