Events

On Thursday 30 May 2024, the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Georgios Kostidis, visited the Infantry School in Camp “TAGMATARHI VELISSARIOU IOANNI” in Chalkis, where he made a speech addressed to the Second Lieutenants of the class of 2023.

During his address, the Chief pointed out the significance of the training provided to the new Officers in Military Academies and Application Schools, and encouraged them to make the most of future training programmes, both in Greece and abroad.

Afterwards, he pointed out that the personnel constitutes the best weapon and encouraged the Officers to trust their subordinates, so that they develop the initiative for the dynamic training of enlisted soldiers.

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On Wednesday 29 May 2024, the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Georgios Kostidis visited the headquarters of the Support Division “PROMITHEAS”, the 34th Motorised Infantry Brigade “APOSPASMA SYNTAGMATARHOU DIALETI”, the Hellenic War College, and the 884th Forward Food Supply Base Depot, accompanied by the Commanding General of C Army Corps/NRDC-GR “MEGAS ALEXANDROS”, Lieutenant General Athanasios Garinis.

During the visit, the Chief was briefed on the Formation's mission and operational and training activities, as well as the training provided by the College. He then gave a short address and provided guidelines to the personnel.

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On Sunday 26 May 2024, the ceremonies for the formal celebration of the 83rd anniversary of the Battle of Crete reached their peak; they included a formal doxology in the Metropolitan Church of the Presentation of Virgin Mary in the morning, as well as a closing ceremony at the Battle of Crete Memorial (Maleme Airport, Chania) in the evening.

On Friday 24 May 2024, the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Georgios Kostidis visited the 424st General Military Training Hospital.

During his visit, the Chief discussed with patients and their families and congratulated the medical personnel for their important and difficult work.

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On Thursday 23 May 2024, in the presence of the Deputy Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff Lieutenant General Andreas Koronakis, as representative of the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff General Dimitrios Choupis and the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff Georgios Kostidis, the Commandant of the Hellenic Army Academy (Evelpidon) Major General Anastasios Polychronos and the President and CEO of the Hellenic Aerospace Industry Mr Alexandros G. Diakopoulos, co-signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Hellenic Army Academy (Evelpidon) and the Hellenic Aerospace Industry in the premises of the Academy in Vari.

Upon the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation, it was agreed to proceed to joint actions and initiatives for the achievement of the following common interest objectives, among others: