The Commander of U.S. Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Rear Admiral Michael P. Tillotson, visited the facilities of NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, Crete, on 17 September 2010.


Rear Admiral Tillotson and the Commander of NMIOTC discussed issues of mutual interest. Vice Admiral was briefed on the role and the activities of the Center and visited the premises and the training facilities of the Center.


The U.S. NECC was established in January 2006. The mission of that Command is to manage staffing, training and equipping as well as the operational readiness of the U.S. Navy forces serving in every theatre of operations.