The Benjamin Gettler Annual International Policy Trip visited Greece from November 13-16, 2021. The delegation was led by JINSA President & CEO Dr. Michael Makovsky and consisted of:

  • Gen (ret.) Philip Breedlove, USAF – Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Commander US European Command
  • Gen (ret.) Charles Wald, USAF, former Deputy Commander of United States European Command (EUCOM)
  • Gen (ret.) Thomas Waldhauser, USMC — Commander, U.S. Africa Command
  • Alan Makovsky

Meetings included:

  • Minister of Hellenic National Defense Mr. Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos
  • Minister of Environment and Energy Mr. Costas Skrekas
  • Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff, General Konstantinos Floros
  • Chief of the Hellenic Air Force General Staff, Lieutenant General Georgios Blioumis
  • Chief of the Hellenic Navy, Vice Admiral Stylianos Petrakis
  • US Ambassador to Greece, Amb Geoffrey Pyatt
  • Prime Minister’s National Security Advisor Mr. Thanos Dokos
  • Director of the 5th Division of GEETHA,Lieutenant GeneralDimitriosHoupis (Military Intelligence and Communications)
  • Dr George Tzogopoulos, Senior Research Fellow at ELIAMEP (49, Vasilissis Sofias)

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