On Friday 14 July 2023, the oath-taking ceremony of the new Career Sergeants of Class 2023 “Col (INF) Spyridon Theodoropoulos” took place at the NCOs Academy in Trikala, in the presence of the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff Lieutenant General Angelos Choudeloudis as representative of the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff General Konstantinos Floros, who presented the oath-takers with the certificates.

On Tuesday 11 July 2023, the great festive vespers for the celebration of the memory of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, patron of the Signals Corps was conducted in the premises of the Signals School at the “KARAISKAKIS A’” Camp in Chaidari-Attica.

From 10 to 12 July 2023, the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff Lieutenant General Angelos Choudeloudis conducted an official visit to Italy, having been invited by his counterpart, Lieutenant General Pietro Serino.

The Chief of HAGS had a private meeting with his Italian counterpart, with whom he exchanged views on topics of common interest. The meeting was conducted in a very amicable manner and the common desire for even greater strengthening of the two sides’ cooperation was ascertained.

Afterwards, the Chief of HAGS conducted a visit to the Italian Army’s Infantry School and the “Lancieri di Montebello” Regiment, where he was briefed on their mission and activities and was given a tour of their facilities.

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From 19 June to 7 July 2023 and in the context of the Military Cooperation Programme between Greece and Armenia for the year 2023, the School of Climbing Technique was conducted at the Special Forces Training Centre, with the participation of 33 members, of whom 5 were from the Armed Forces of Armenia.

The training, among others, included the following subjects:

• Subjects of climbing on - rappelling off the tower of climbing technique and in a rocky area.

• Rappelling from helicopters.

• MEDEVAC of injured individual in a mountainous area.

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The Armed Forces’ contribution to society, under the planning and instructions of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, is constant, multifaceted and substantial. In this context, the Hellenic Army General Staff contributes to the reinforcement of the work of the National Centre for Emergency Care in the field of air MEDEVACs.

The Army, with its operational flying assets, constitutes a “bridge of life” over the Aegean or wherever required, for air MEDEVACs of patients in need of further hospitalisation at the medical units of the urban centres, so as to receive the required medical care.