Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope Reception
March 9 , 2007

On 9 March, Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, KCB, OBE, UK Royal Navy and his wife Lady Jan Stanhope attended a Wilmington Council reception in their honor. The Admiral addressed the well attended Wilmington Council meeting held at the Landfall Country Club on the status of the alliance and its new missions. The Admiral was the Deputy and Acting Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

In the photo montage can be seen, The Admiral and Lady, Mayor Saffo & Mrs., Country Commissioner and Mrs. Greer, City Council persons Padgett and Thompson, ILM NL Pres and Mrs. Otterbein, Capt and Mrs. Henry Helgesen, the Harmony Bells who sang the national anthems of US and UK, presentation of Wilmington print painted by local artist, Capt. Dick Leisenring, NL Chaplain about to make invocation and many more.