A delegation of NATO Permanent Representatives, representing all 31 Allies and Invitee Sweden, will travel to the United States, September 24-28.  During their visit, the delegation will meet with U.S. leadership to discuss global security challenges and plans for the Washington Summit in July 2024, which will mark the 75th anniversary of the Alliance.  The delegation will visit the Allied Command Transformation (ACT) and Joint Force Command (JFC) in Norfolk, Virginia, from September 24-26 to discuss NATO’s deterrence strategies, as well as the Alliance’s collective defense and response capabilities.  The delegation will then travel to Washington, D.C., from September 26-28, engaging with leaders from the Department of State, including Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Acting Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland.  The delegation will also hold meetings with the National Security Council, the Department of Defense, and members from both the House and the Senate to hear U.S. perspectives on the Alliance and the importance of Allies sharing the responsibilities of protecting Transatlantic security.