U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Visits Norway

On June 24-26, U.S. Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral John Richardson, visited Norway, reaffirming the close and longstanding defense relationship between the United States and Norway. The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) is the senior military officer of the Department of the Navy. As a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the CNO is the principal naval adviser to the ...
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F-35 Arrivals Historic for Norway and NATO

A ceremony at Ørland Air Station today – the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s 73rd anniversary – will mark the arrival of the first three F-35 combat aircraft to Norway.  The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is a 5th generation multi-role aircraft.  It represents one of the most important military procurements ever, ensuring that Norwegian Armed Forces ...
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visits Norway

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford visited Oslo, Vealøs, and Værnes, Norway from September 17-20 at the invitation of his Norwegian counterpart, Chief of Defense Admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen. During the visit to Oslo, he had an audience with King Harald V of Norway and met with Norwegian Minister of Defense Ine Eriksen Søreide.  The ...
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U.S. Marines visit Hegra school

Earlier this month, students at Hegra Upper Secondary School welcomed a group of U.S. Marines to their classrooms. The Marines are part of the Marine Rotational Force Europe 17.1 who are currently deployed at Værnes, and they talked to 8th, 9th, and 10th grades about their Norwegian experience. The Marine Corps’ presence in Norway allows for ...
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