“On the Horizon: Navigating the European and African Theaters,” Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (CNE-CNA) and NATO Allied Joint Forces Command Naples outlined what the U.S. Navy is doing in and around the European and African Theaters.
E20 - On the Horizon (Final Episode)
In the 20th and Final Episode of "On the Horizon: Navigating the European and African Theaters," we take you to the change of command for ADM Foggo and incoming commander ADM Burke. You will hear Secretary of the Navy, U.S. European and African Commanders speak about these two great men and what the future holds for the United States Navy in Europe and Africa.
Episode 19 On The Horizon: SECNAV with ADM Foggo
Secretary of the Navy, Ambassador Kenneth Braithwaite joined Admiral James G. Foggo on the #podcast "On the Horizon: Navigating the European and African Theaters" to discuss the importance of maritime security in Europe, diversity and equal opportunity in the U.S. Navy, and family history related to World War 2 and how that inspires them today.
In addition, Admiral Foggo also talks about exercise BALTOPS and recent operations in the Black Sea!
Episode 18 On the Horizon
In this episode, Admiral Foggo talks about how the U.S. Navy sailed in waters it hasn't sailed into for 35 years and he saves the best for last, a conversation with Mr. Jim "Hondo" Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisitions.
The two leaders discuss present and future technologies that will help the Navy face any adversary or challenge we face like COVID-19.
Episode 17 On the Horizon
In the 17th episode, Adm. James G. Foggo III, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (CNE-CNA) discusses the global health crisis stemming from COVID-19, how this is impacting our host nation, Italy, and affecting Europe. In addition, Edward Graham, the grandson of the Rev. Billy Graham, joins us on the show to discuss what the American NGO Samaritan's Purse is doing here in Italy to fight against the Corona Virus.
Episode 16 On The Horizon
In the 16th episode of “On the Horizon: Navigating the European and African Theaters,” Adm. James G. Foggo III, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (CNE-CNA) invited General David Petraeus, retired, as his guest.
The discussion between the two men centered on both of their fathers’ involvements in World War II. Topics ranged from transatlantic passages in Nazi U-boat-infested waters to crawling through battlefields fighting for Europe’s survival. In addition, the two four-stars discussed the transatlantic bridge and the importance of the U.S. and its allies keeping the Atlantic free for commerce and mutual prosperity.
They connected the past to the present by discussing Exercise Defender Europe 2020, an Army-led exercise that involves the largest deployment of U.S. troops from the continental U.S. to Europe. During this exercise, there is a significant maritime role in convoy escort operations.
The podcast provided key insights to the multi-generational joint operations of the Army and Navy, and the Joint U.S. role within NATO.
Episode 15 On The Horizon
In the 15th episode of “On the Horizon: Navigating the European and African Theaters,” Adm. James G. Foggo III, discussed naval activities in the European theater, and the strategic significance of Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota, Spain. The podcast featured its second-ever guest and was recorded for the first time while Foggo was on travel. Foggo invited Cmdr. Kelley Jones, CO of USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) to discuss the importance of forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) to Europe and the special relationship the U.S. Navy has with the Spanish Armada.
The episode was recorded aboard Donald Cook, while pierside in Rota, Spain.