Allied Joint Force Command Naples welcomes new Commander

  • 07 Jun. 2016 -
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  • Last updated: 07 Jun. 2016 17:20

US Navy Admiral Michelle Howard took command of Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples during a ceremony on Tuesday (7 June 2016), succeeding US Navy Admiral Mark Ferguson. The Commander of JFC Naples, along with her counterpart at JFC Brunssum, are NATO’s two Joint Force commanders who report to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Curtis Scaparrotti.

160607-N-ZE250-234 NAPLES, Italy (June 7, 2016) - U.S. Navy Mark Ferguson and U.S. Navy Adm. Michelle Howard salute during the change of command ceremony held at the JFC Naples headquarters in Naples, Italy, June 7 2016. U.S. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard assumed command from U.S. Navy Admiral Mark Ferguson. Howard is the 29th commander of the JFC Naples. (NATO photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Weston Jones/Released)