12/07/2022 11:59

From Monday, 04 July, to Friday, 08 July 2022, Field Exercise “POTAMIA ODOS-22” was conducted at the Floating Craft Training Centre of South Evros with personnel and assets from D Army Corps “THRAKI” and the 1st Army Aviation Brigade “KILKIS – LAHANAS”.

The exercise included river crossing operations tasks.

The Distinguished Visitors Day on 07 July was attended by the Commanding General of D Army Corps “THRAKI”, Lieutenant General Ioannis Tsioplos, as representative of the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, as well as observers from the US (including the 34th US Infantry Division Deputy Commanding General, Brigadier General Stephen E. Schemenauer), Italy, the United Arab Emirates, and Cyprus.

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12/07/2022 11:58

From 24 June to 04 July 2022, ceremonies were held at the headquarters of Major Commands, Major Formations, and Formations across Greece for the award of the Officer’s sword to Army Officers other than graduates of the Hellenic Military Academy (Evelpidon) and the Corps Officer Military Academy. At the ceremony of C Army Corps/NRDC-GR “MEGAS ALEXANDROS”, the swords were awarded to the Officers by the Special Secretary of the Ministry of National Defence, Mr. Antonios Ikonomou.

The ceremonies were attended by the military leadership and delegations of officers, as well as family members of the Officers receiving the Officer’s sword.

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12/07/2022 11:57

On Thursday, 30 June 2022, D Army Corps “Thraki” Units conducted night operational training at the Floating Craft Training Centre in North Evros.

The training included, among others, the exercise "The Mechanised Infantry Company Task Force in River Opportunity Crossing".

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12/07/2022 11:56

On Sunday, 26 June 2022, 180 Μ1117 Armoured Security Vehicles (ASV) were delivered in Thessaloniki, in addition to the 174 already delivered.

The Μ1117s were granted to our country by the US as Excess Defense Articles (EDA) and are used for reconnaissance and area surveillance missions, thus greatly enhancing the Army’s operational capabilities due to their flexibility and superior armour.

The delivery of Μ1117 ASVs will continue according to schedule.

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12/07/2022 11:55

On Monday, 27 June 2022, the oath-taking ceremony of Second Lieutenants, Class of 2022 “Lieutenant General Konstantinos Mazarakis – Ainian”, was held at the Hellenic Military Academy (Evelpidon) in Vari, Attica, in the presence of Her Excellency, the President of the Republic, Ms. Katerina Sakelaropoulou, who awarded the Officer's swords to the new Officers.