Exercise Phoenix Express 2018, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and facilitated by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (CNE-CNA/C6F), concluded Friday with a closing ceremony at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, Greece, May 11.
Maritime forces from Europe, North Africa, and the United States began the 14th iteration of the multinational maritime exercise Phoenix Express 2018, May 3, with an opening ceremony at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center (NMIOTC).
U.S. Navy and Hellenic Navy personnel gathered at Marathi NATO piers to commemorate the transfer of four ridged-hulled inflatable boats (RHIB) to the Hellenic Navy based on an Excess Defense Articles (EDA) grant, Oct. 31.
The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and embarked Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Souda Bay, Greece, on Oct. 15, 2017, for a scheduled port visit.
SOUDA BAY, Greece - The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship, USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) held a change of command ceremony aboard the ship May 5, 2017, during a scheduled port visit in Souda Bay, Greece.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), along with embarked helo squadron Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46, departed Souda Bay, Greece, after a scheduled port visit May 3, 2017.