Events

On Tuesday, 12 March 2024, a ceremony was held at the headquarters of the Supreme Military Command of Interior and Islands "AEGEAS” at Camp “SAKETA B” in Kareas for the signing of an MoU between the 95th Higher National Guard Battalions Command “DIAGORIDON” and the “Vasilios G. Melas Foundation for Preschool Education” for funding the construction of a new Child Care Centre building at Camp “KATEHAKI” on Rhodes island.

 

From 22 February to 01 March 2024, within the framework of the Greece – Cyprus – Egypt 2024 Common Action Plan, a training activity was conducted at Camp “ZOGOU” in Nea Santa, Kilkis, for 4 Officers from Egypt and 1 Officer and 1 NCO from Cyprus on “Close Protection Team” tasks.

The training included, among others, sensitive target protection tasks, dismounted protection formations, protection team combat drills, threat response using self defence techniques, basic convoy principles, VIP arrival and departure procedures, small arms fire training, and close quarter battle.


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On Wednesday, 28 February 2024, the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Georgios Kostidis, met with His Beatitude, the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Ieronymos II, at the Holy Archbishopric of Athens.

During the meeting, which took place in an excellent atmosphere, the two men discussed matters of mutual interest, while His Beatitude, the Archbishop also congratulated the Chief HAGS on the assumption of his duties, gave him his blessing, and wished him all success in his work.


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On Monday, 26 February 2024, in the presence of the Deputy Minister of National Defence, Mr. Ioannis Kefalogiannis, and the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Georgios Kostidis, a ceremony was held at the Hellenic Military Academy (Evelpidon) in Vari, Attica, to award an Honorary Doctorate to His Beatitude, the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Ieronymos II.