On Tuesday 03 November 2020, the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Charalambos Lalousis attended the Memorial Service for the Members of the Sacred Band Who Fell for the Homeland, in the context of the 78th anniversary since the establishment of the Middle East Sacred Band.

The ceremony took place in the premises of the 13th Special Operations Command at the “FAKINOU” Camp, observing all the protective measures regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In the context of welfare for the Hellenic Army’s personnel, the following projects have been completed in Army Hospitals:

401 Army General Hospital of Athens

- Renovation of Nursing Care Wings 5A and 5B

- Development of old restaurants on the 6th floor at Nursing Care Wing 6A

- Construction of a Molecular Tests laboratory

- Conversion of the former Neurology Clinic into outpatients’ clinic

- Development – renovation of part of the new CT scan facility

- Extension of the Pharmacy’s storage area

On Friday 16 October 2020, the oath-taking ceremony for first-year Students of Class 2023 “Col (INF) Spyridon Theodoropoulos» was held at the Non-Commissioned Officers’ School in Trikala, in the presence of the Army’s Inspector General – Commander of Doctrine and Training Lieutenant General Konstantinos Koutras.

In total 183 first-year Students took the oath, of which 149 are from Greece and 34 are from Cyprus.


The Hellenic Army under the umbrella of the HNDGS and the Ministry of National Defence, within the framework of its social action and in view of the beginning of the new school year, offered presents to minority schools in mountainous Thrace.

The action was implemented in 17 minority schools, where computers, projectors, libraries, electric appliances, board games and soccer balls have been offered. Moreover, before the beginning of the new school year, the Hellenic Army’s personnel installed and checked the operation of a number of A/C units and interactive boards.

This month, the following training activities were carried out at the Unconventional Warfare Training Center in Rentina – Thessaloniki, within the framework of operation of the School of Raiders’ Basic Training, the School of Arms Servicemen and Other Services, the School of Snipers’ Basic Training for Special Missions and Rapid Response Battle Fires: