From 21 until 22 June 2016, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples-US Naval Forces Europe-US Naval Forces Africa, Admiral Michelle Howard USN, is paying an official visit to Greece, following an invitation extended by the HNDGS Chief, Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis HN.   

During her stay, Admiral Michelle Howard USN, accompanied by the HNDGS Chief, the USA Ambassador in Greece, Mr. David Pearce and the HNGS Chief, Vice Admiral Georgios Giakoumakis HN, visited the Souda Naval Base, the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center and the 115 Combat Wing premises, where she briefed on their mission.

Subsequently, bilateral talks on issues of mutual interest were held between Admiral Michelle Howard USN and HNDGS Chief.

Furthermore, on 22 June, a reception in honour of the Greek Authorities and distinguished visitors, held onboard the aircraft carrier USS “HARRY S. TRUMAN” which is docked at NSA Souda Bay.