Events

On Friday, 19 November 2021, a ceremony was held at the Infantry Reserve Officer School at DASKALOGIANNI Camp in Heraklion, Crete, for the graduation of the 2021 D Enlistment Series Potential Reserve Officers.

Graduates included 47 Infantry, Special Forces, and Finance Corps Potential Reserve Officers from Greece, as well as 69 Infantry and Special Forces Potential Reserve Officers from Cyprus.

The ceremony was attended by the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Charalampos Lalousis, the Chief of Cypriot National Guard General Staff, Lieutenant General Dimokritos Zervakis, and representatives from local authorities.

The ceremony was followed by a memorial service for honorary Lieutenant General Grigoris Afxentiou and a wreath laying ceremony at his memorial in the School.

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From 14 to 16 November 2021, the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Charalampos Lalousis, paid an official visit to Cyprus.

During his visit, the Chief met with the Chief of Cypriot National Guard General Staff, Lieutenant General Dimokritos Zervakis, with whom he exchanged views on matters of mutual interest.

Furthermore, the Chief visited the headquarters of the Hellenic Contingent in Cyprus and all its Units and Independent Subunits, confirming the high level of operational readiness and morale of the personnel, while he also laid a wreath at the Hellenic Contingent in Cyprus Memorial and at the Military Cemetery at the Tomb of Makedonitissa.

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19/11/2021 14:41

On Friday 12 November 2021, within the framework of international collaborations with friendly and allied countries planned by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, the Distinguished Visitors Day of FTX/LIVEX “GOLDEN FLEECE-21” was held in the vicinity of firing range “ASKOS – PROFITIS” with the participation of units from the II Mechanised Infantry Division “ELESSON”, the 71 Airborne Brigade “PONTOS”, the 1st Raiders – Parachutists Brigade “EL ALAMEIN”, the 1st Army Aviation Brigade “KILKIS LACHANA”, the Mountain Infantry Platoon of Romania, the Infantry Group of Northern Macedonia, as well as with the participation of observers from the US-Europe-Africa Command (USAREUR-AF), Albania, Jordan and Cyprus.

19/11/2021 14:40

The 7th Forum of the Commanders of European Land Forces will be held in Athens from 9 November to 11 November 2021 with the participation of 28 Army Chiefs of European States and the Commander of the US-Europe-Africa Command (USAREUR-AF).