Vice Adm. James Foggo, III, Commander, 6th Fleet, met with leaders of the Hellenic Republic Ministry of National Defense and Hellenic Navy General Staff (Feb 23, 2016). The parties cited the great importance of the U.S. – Greece bilateral relationship. Vice Adm. Foggo praised Greece for its steadfast support and in promoting bilateral security and cooperation.
Vice Adm. Foggo was in Athens for the signing of an agreement for the construction and operation of a new deep-water degaussing facility. The degaussing facility will aid vessels from the U.S., Greece, NATO, and other countries in maintaining operational readiness.