It is announced that, following an invitation extended by the Chairman of the Chiefs of Defense, Admiral Michael Mullen, the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, General Dimitrios Grapsas, will pay a visit to the USA from 15 to 19 September 2008.

Both CHODs will have discussions on issues of mutual military interest.

The Chief/HNDGS will have a courtesy call with the US Alternate Secretary of Defense, Mr. Gordon Egland and the US Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, Mr. Paul Mc Hale.

Additionally, General Dimitrios Grapsas will visit Norfolk, Virginia, and will be given a briefing at HQs SACT .

                                        LTC Dimitrios Bonoras 
                                         HNDGS Spokesman