• Short Summary

    General Andrew J Goodpaster, United States Army, Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) announced today that an exercise called Alexander Express, involving in addition to Hellenic Forces, others from Southern and Central Region NATO Nations, the United Kingdom and the United States, will be conducted from 15 June to 28 June 1973 in Northern Greece.

  • Description

    General Andrew J Goodpaster, United States Army, Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) announced today that an exercise called Alexander Express, involving in addition to Hellenic Forces, others from Southern and Central Region NATO Nations, the United Kingdom and the United States, will be conducted from 15 June to 28 June 1973 in Northern Greece.

    During the exercise, the multi-national ACE Mobile Force will deploy quickly to Northern Greece on order of the Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

    Greek National Forces will practice plans for the AMF's reception, as well as plans for co-ordinating the activities of their own units with these of the AMF. Ground units of the ACE Mobile Force will be airlifted from home stations in Europe to Greece. NATO Air Units will provide fighter-bomber and reconnaissance support.

    Alexander Express, which is jointly conducted by forces under the operational central of Admiral Richard C. Celbert, United States Navy, Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe Commander-in-Chief South and General Juergen Bennecke, German Army, Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Central Europe (CINCENT), will be the fifteenth in a series of such exercises involving NATO'S ACE Mobile Force.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD6DKOA6E7CHR79X3R7I9SBM9J
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6DKOA6E7CHR79X3R7I9SBM9J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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