JFC Naples Commander conducts first visit to BiH
During his visit to BiH, Admiral Mark Ferguson, NATO Joint Force Naples COM and Christopher Petty, NHQSa COM met with the Chairman of the BiH Presidency Bakir Izetbegović and member of the BiH Presidency Nebojša Radmanović.
Admiral Ferguson noted the impressive changes that have taken place since he was last in BIH many years before. He also assured the BiH Presidency of NATO's continued political and military engagement with BiH and stressed that they had a willing partner in NATO to assist them in achieving even more progress in the future.
Admiral Ferguson also singled out the efforts of the Armed Forces of BiH in providing assistance to civilian authorities and citizens of BiH during the natural disasters that struck Bosnia & Herzegovina this year.
COM JFC Naples and COM NHQ Sarajevo also met with the BiH Minister of Defence Zekerijah Osmić and the AFBIH Chief of Joint Staff, Lt Gen Anto Jelec where discussions centered on the continued NATO support in their efforts to move toward NATO.