US TRANSCOM Commander General Paul J. Selva will visit Latvia

Riga, August 14, 2014 – On Monday, August 18 U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) Commander General Paul J. Selva will arrive in Latvia for meetings with officials from the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Transport. During his visit, General Selva will also tour Riga International Airport and Riga Universal Terminal, and participate in a flower laying ceremony at the Colonel Oskars Kalpaks Memorial in Esplanāde Park.

The United States greatly appreciates our close cooperation with Latvia to transport military cargo along the Northern Distribution Network to Afghanistan, where U.S. and Latvian soldiers have served side-by-side in the International Security Assistance Force for several years.

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