Rear Admiral Robinson emphasized his appreciation for the efforts put forth by the departing members, as many of their achievements directly contributed to the success of exercises and operations in the command's busy programme of work.
STRIKFORNATO thanks Commander Efthymios Domazos (Greek Navy), Commander Manuel Cosme (Portuguese Navy), Lieutenant Commander Phillip Smith (U.S. Navy), Master Chief Paulo Monteiro (Portuguese Navy), Leading Seaman Craig Bostock (Royal Navy), and the Interns: Inga Zapala, Micaela Rafael and Mariana Antunes, for their professional and dedicated contribution to our mission.
In compliance with local COVID-19 mitigation actions, video link was set up so all STRIKFORNATO staff members could view the ceremony throughout the headquarters.
STRIKFORNATO is a rapidly deployable maritime headquarters that provides scalable command and control across the full spectrum of the Alliance's fundamental security tasks. Comprised of 13 nations, STRIKFORNATO focuses on joint maritime operations and serves as a link for integrating U.S. naval and amphibious forces into NATO operations.