Newest Episode of CNE-CNA Premier Podcast - On the Horizon
Europe’s Top Admiral Highlights French-American Alliance in Paris
PARIS (Sept. 13, 2019) - Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) delivers remarks at First Alliance Foundation’s Colloquium hosted at the Musée de l’Armée at the Hôtel National des Invalides in Paris, Sept. 13, 2019. NAVEUR-NAVAF, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts a full range of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation missions in concert with coalition, joint, interagency, and other parties in order to advance security and stability in Europe and Africa.
Sept. 14, 2019 - Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF), visited Paris to meet with senior French military leaders to discuss the enduring French-American strategic alliance Sept. 12-14, 2019. Foggo also participated in events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris during the trip.

Naples, Italy, Welcomes Newest Chief Petty Officers
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NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY NAPLES, Italy (Sept. 13, 2019) - Newly pinned Chief Logistics Specialist Okeisha Daily walks through side boys during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony onboard Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Sept. 13, 2019. NSA Naples is an operational ashore base that enables U.S., allied, and partner nation forces to be where they are needed, when they are needed to ensure security and stability in Europe, Africa, and Southwest Asia.
Sept. 13, 2019 - Twenty first class petty officers, which includes eight from U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, officially donned anchors and combination covers for the first time at a chief petty officer (CPO) pinning ceremony held at Naval Support Activity Naples, Sept. 13, 2019.

Baltic Military Leaders Meet in Naples to Discuss Importance of Maritime Security
190910-N-AS200-0002 NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY NAPLES, Italy (Sept. 10, 2019) - Baltic CHOD's from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania pose for a photo with Adm. James Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, center-right, and other senior U.S. Navy leaders at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Sept. 10, 2019. U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, headquarted in Naples, oversees joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners, to enable enduring relationships and increase vigilance and resilience in Europe and Africa. (Released)
Sept. 11, 2019 - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa, Adm. James G. Foggo III, hosted a maritime security meeting in Naples, Italy, with Baltic Chiefs of Defense, Sept. 9-10, 2019.

Multinational exercise Northern Challenge 2019 kicks off in Iceland
190910-N-LL146-1011 KEFLAVIK, Iceland (Sept. 10, 2019) An Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, conducts training on a simulated improvised explosive device (IED) during exercise Northern Challenge 2019 in Keflavik, Iceland, Sept. 10, 2019. Exercise Northern Challenge 2019 is an annual, joint funded, multinational EOD exercise hosted by the Icelandic Coast Guard and aimed at preparing Partner for Peace, NATO, and Nordic nations for international deployments, and humanitarian and peace keeping missions
Sept. 11, 2019 - Exercise Northern Challenge 2019 kicked off in Keflavik, Iceland, Sept. 9, 2019.

U.S. Navy Expeditionary Units Begin Exercise Northern Coasts 2019
190908-N-UN744-1039 - KORSOR, Denmark (Sept. 8, 2019) - German Cmdr. Mario Fink, commander of Task Unit Explosive Ordnance Disposal, salutes his chief of staff in front of the German navy Type 332 Frankenthal-class minehunter FGS Rottweil (M1061) after giving opening remarks to service members from the United States, Germany, Canada and Denmark prior to the expeditionary phase of exercise Northern Coasts in Korsor, Denmark, Sept. 8, 2019. Northern Coasts provides the opportunity for participating nations to engage in realistic maritime training, to build experience and teamwork, and strengthen our interoperability as we work toward mutual goals.
Sept. 10, 2019 - Teams from the U.S. Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, deployed from commander, Task Force 68 out of Rota, Spain, and Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, based out of Virginia Beach, Virginia, are participating in the annual multinational exercise Northern Coasts 2019, which began in Korsor, Denmark, Sept. 9, 2019, with an additional phase of events scheduled in Germany.

EODMU 8 holds Change of Command
190906-N-LL146-1198 ROTA, Spain (Sept. 6, 2019) – Cmdr. Jeffrey DeMarco, left, was relieved by Cmdr. Stephan Duba, right, as the commanding officer of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8 during a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Sept. 6, 2019. Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Europe-Africa/Task Force 68 is responsible for providing explosive ordnance disposal operations, naval construction, expeditionary security and theater security efforts to Naval Forces Europe-Africa and U.S. 6th Fleet.
Sept. 9, 2019 - Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Sept. 6, 2019.