On February 21, 2012, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Admiral James Stavridis, met Chief/HNDGS, Gen. Mikhail Kostarakos, during  a two-day official visit to Greece, in the context of the 6Oth  Anniversary of the accession of Greece to NATO.  

During the visit, they discussed issues on NATO current operations and the developments on the implementation of the new NATO Force Structure.