Lieutenant General Anastasios A. Spanos was born in 1964 in Prasino, Aliveri, Evia Island. He was admitted to the Hellenic Military Academy (Evelpidon) in 1982 and graduated in 1986 as Infantry 2nd Lieutenant.
As a junior Officer, he served in Army Units and in the Hellenic Military Academy as Platoon Leader and Company Commander.
He has attended all required infantry Officer Training Courses.
In 2001, he attended the Army War College.
In 2002, he attended the Joint School for Defence Staff Officers.
During his career as a senior officer, he served in the 22nd National Guard Battalions Command and, in 2003, he was assigned as Deputy Commander to the 296th National Guard Battalion.
In 1996, he was appointed as Commander of the 37th Antitank Company, Neochori, Orestiada.
In 2005, he was assigned as Commander of the Reserve Officer Candidates Battalion at the Infantry Reserve Officers School, and in 2006 he assumed duties of Commander of the 296th Mechanised National Guard Battalion.
He served as staff officer in the 2nd Infantry Mechanised Division, in the National Guard General Staff and in the Hellenic Army General Staff.
In 2011, he attended the National Defence College and in 2013 he was appointed as Chief of Staff to the 98th Higher National Guard Battalions Command “ARCHIPELAGOUS”.
In 2015, he was assigned as Infantry Deputy Director to the Hellenic Army General Staff.
In 2016, he was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General serving, at first, as Commander of the 30th Mechanised Brigade “TOMORITSA” based at Lagos, Didymoteicho, and afterwards as Chief of Staff of the 3rd Army Corps “MEGAS ALEXANDROS”.
In 2019, he was promoted to Major General and was assigned as Deputy Commander to the 3rd Army Corps and in 2020 as Commander to the 98th Higher National Guard Battalions Command “ARCHIPELAGOUS”.
In March 2021, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General and he was assigned as Commander to the 3rd Army Corps/NRDC-GR.
Lieutenant General Anastasios A. Spanos has been awarded all decorations, commendations, and medals provided for his rank.
He is married and has two (2) children, Apostolos – Panagiotis who is a lawyer and Evdoxia – Maria who is a journalist.