NATOs Strength is in its Unity

Nancy Bikoff Pettit U.S. Ambassador to Latvia The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is the most successful alliance in history. Over the past 70 years, NATO has helped to create the most secure, stable, and prosperous period in its members’ history. From deterring the Soviet Union during the Cold War to countering the hybrid threats ... Read More»

USS James E Williams Visit to Rīga

Riga, August 24, 2017 – On Friday, August 25, the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS James Williams (DDG-95) will arrive in Riga, Latvia for a scheduled port visit. The port visit serves to enhance U.S.-Latvian relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous Baltic region and Europe.  The ship’s presence in ... Read More»

U.S. Air Force Secretary Discusses Contributions to NATO Operations and Baltic Air Policing Mission with Defense Ministry Leadership

Riga, July 19, 2016 – The U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James departed Riga Sunday following meetings with Latvian Ministry of Defense officials to discuss Latvia’s role in the Baltic Air Policing mission as well as its contributions to Operation Atlantic Resolve. Following her meetings, Secretary James said, “I had very enlightening ... Read More»
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