Naples, Italy - Capt. Joseph Harder, Commanding Officer, NAVFAC EURAFCENT (center), signs a designation letter on Sept. 27 establishing the Expeditionary Projects Team (XPT) Charter effective immediately. The new team formed to meet more effectively the unpredictable and urgent nature of requirements outside of installation fence lines throughout Europe, Africa and Central Command. Joining Harder at the table are Business Line and Support Line leaders, left to right, William Forbes, Design and Construction; Brian Tiu, former EXBL leader; Lt. Vincenzo Alberico, XPT Lead; James Shepard, EXBL and Deputy XPT; Harder; Capt. Ryan Carey, Operations; Renee Comfort, Contracting; Sharon Hill, Asset Management and Lt. Cmdr. Christian Martinez, Operations Officer. NAVFAC EURAFCENT is currently overseeing 74 projects in 30 different countries and has the mission to plan, build, lease and sustain facilities and provide essential base operating services and capabilities in Europe, Arica and Central Command theaters to enable U.S. and partner nation forces to meet national defense objectives.

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