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Sept. 4, 2018

Dunford Gets Greek View of Regional Challenges

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed regional challenges with his counterpart, Greek navy Adm. Evangelos Apostolakis, Hellenic National Defense General Staff chief during a visit with defense officials in Athens, Greece.

Sept. 3, 2018

Dunford Arrives for Consults in Athens, Readies for Indian 2+2

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, traveled to Athens to meet with Greek defense officials before he heads to India to attend discussions with senior U.S. and Indian officials.

Nov. 13, 2017

Artemis Strike 2017 Exercise Concludes in Crete

More than 200 U.S. soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command participated in Artemis Strike 2017, a German-led multinational tactical live-fire exercise held at the NATO Missile Firing Installation in Greece.

July 27, 2017

U.S., European Partners Participate in Novo Selo Training Exercise

U.S. soldiers participated in a combined arms live-fire exercise at Bulgaria's Novo Selo Training Area with forces from Georgia, Bulgaria, and Greece, part of a 25,000-participant multinational training exercise involving the United States and 21 other nations.

March 24, 2017

Mattis Welcomes Greek Defense Minister to Pentagon

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos at the Pentagon, discussing a variety of topics including trans-Mediterranean migration, terrorism, and instability in the Balkans, Northern Africa and the Middle East.

Feb. 27, 2017

Black Hawks Arrive in Greece

Eight UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 70 other pieces of equipment arrived at the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, as part of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade’s nine-month rotational deployment supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve.

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