U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet's Commander Michelle Howard is having a wonderful visit to Estonia. In addition to meeting with the country’s senior officials, Admiral Howard had a chance to meet with a number of inspiring EDF servicewomen who are making significant contributions to Estonian security and national defense!
Dragoon Ride: Heading into Eastern Europe with the U.S. Army’s 2nd ACR. The goal of “Dragoon Ride II” is to demonstrate NATO forces’ freedom of movement along NATO interior lines, as well as the U.S. commitment to NATO security. The road march also facilitates the movement of U.S. Army units and equipment to the Baltic States for participation in the “Saber Strike 16” exercises.
The Blue Hepatica flower signifies our gratitude and recognition of the veterans of the Estonian Defence Forces and Defence League and of their loved ones. Every spring the Estonian Association of Wounded Warriors carries out the charity campaign “We Salute!” to invite people to wear Blue Hepatica pins in support of veterans and their family members.
Minister of Defence Sven Mikser and Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces General Jarmo Lindberg discussed on Monday, September 8th the future cooperation of the two neighboring countries. Participation in the Nordic Battle Group, new NATO mission in Afghanistan Resolute Support and Nordic-Baltic defence cooperation were the main topics of the meeting.