02/04/2018 6:29

On Saturday, 31 January, and Sunday, 01 April 2018, on the occasion of the Holy Week and the Holy Easter, the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Alkiviadis Stefanis, made the following visits to the Areas of Responsibility of C Army Corps "Megas Alexandros" Formations:

- On Saturday, 31 March 2018, he visited the 8th Motorised Infantry Brigade – VIII MP "IPIROS" and, in particular, the Surveillance Outposts of Molyvdoskepasto and Plikati, where he exchanged wishes with the Outpost personnel and the National Guardsmen of the National Guard Battalions of Kalpaki and Konitsa.

01/04/2018 8:42

On Wednesday, 28 March 2018, within the framework of operational training, the Readiness Troops of the 8th Reconnaissance Battalion were activated in the Area of Responsibility of the 8th Motorised Brigade – VIII MP "IPIROS".

The activity confirmed the high level of operational readiness of the Unit, the high morale and offensive spirit of the personnel, as well as the proper condition of assets.

31/03/2018 11:56

On Friday, 30 March 2018, a ceremony was held in the Army Aviation School in Alexandria, Imathia, for the award of degrees and the aviation officer's wings to 10 helicopter pilots who graduated from the 36th and 37th Army Aviation training classes, as well as for the award of flight instructor degrees to 4 helicopter pilots of the 1st Hellenic Air Force training class.

The induction course of the 36th and 37th training classes was 44 weeks long and included theoretical subjects and flight training, during which the trainees completed the day and night flight hours required. The new pilots will be assigned to Army Aviation Units.

30/03/2018 19:40

On Thursday, 29 March, and Friday, 30 March 2018, oath-taking ceremonies of 2018 B Enlistment Series recruits took place in the 22 Army Conscript Reception Centres.

The ceremonies took place in the presence of Army delegations, local civilian and religious authorities, as well as friends and family of the recruits.

The recruits were granted a leave of absence and travel orders to report to their assigned Units on 16 April 2018. We wish them and their families a Happy Easter.

30/03/2018 10:07

On Thursday, 29 March 2018, the 2nd Workshop of the Land Army’s 23 Nursery Schools took place.

The workshop’s goal was:
- To review the actions and the progress of issues discussed at the 1st workshop, which had taken place in HAGS on 20 July 2017.

- To look for the best practices for their smooth and unobstructed daily operation.

- To discuss the new challenges currently faced by the Nursery Schools, and the ones they might face in the future.

HAGS trusts and respects the Directorates and the personnel of the Nursery Schools, and recognises their mission and the priceless services they offer to the children and the families of the Army personnel.