US Marines Arrive in Volos for Joint Exercises



USMC. Photo Credit: Lance Cpl. Stephen C. Benson. Wikipedia Commons.

As part of regular exercises conducted between the U.S. Marines and their Greek counterparts, about 300 men from the U.S. Special Forces have arrived in Volos to take part in joint exercises.

The joint efforts focus on military and security matters.

This year there are some 300 Marines from the United States’ Marine Expeditionary Unit currently participating with Greece’s 32nd Marine Brigade to execute the joint exercise nicknamed “Alexander the Great”.