19/11/2021 14:38

On Saturday, 06 November 2021, within the framework of the updated Mutual Defence Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) between Greece and the USA and the international collaborations with friendly and allied countries planned by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, the opening ceremony for the Field Exercise “OLYMPIC COOPERATION-21” was held in Petrochori, Xanthi, with the participation of units of the XXV Armored Brigade “2nd CAVALRY REGIMENT – EPHESUS” and American Forces of the 1st Battalion / 16th Infantry Regiment / 1st Infantry Division, while Cyprus and Egypt participate with observer status.

19/11/2021 14:33

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).

The Forum of the Commanders of European Land Forces, which is held for the first time in our country, constitutes a field of exchange of ideas and views on topics of common interest between the Military Leaderships of European Armies, but also other structures such as the US Army Europe and Africa (USAREUR-AF). The main topic of the Forum was the challenges faced by the European Armies and the ways to deal with them.

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On Friday, 5 November 2021, a ceremony was held at Camp “EPILARHOU MELIDI” in Avlonas, Attica, for the opening of the Infantry School’s Technical Training Wing, in the presence of the Army Inspector General – Commander of the Doctrine and Training Command, Lieutenant General Angelos Ilaridis.

The Technical Training Wing is expected to give a new boost and perspective to the Infantry School’s training work, providing realistic field training and promoting and facilitating Infantry – Armour cooperation, since the Armour School is also headquartered in the same Camp.

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On Friday, 5 November 2021, a ceremony was held at the Hellenic Military Geographical Service Headquarters for the award of diplomas to 8 Officers of the 2019 – 2021 Training Series who graduated from the Topography School.

The diplomas were awarded to the graduates by the Deputy Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Georgios Kellis, who also congratulated them on their graduation.

The Topography School is one of the Army's Highest-Level Technical Training Schools and constitutes the cradle of Geographical Corps Officers for scientific training, providing high-level topographic engineering training.

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On Friday, 5 November 2021, a ceremony was held at the 95th Higher National Guard Battalions Command Headquarters for the presentation of Regimental Colours to the Island Defence Commands of Karpathos and Symi by the Commanding General of the 95th Higher National Guard Battalions Command, Major General Emmanouil Theodorou.

The ceremony was attended by representatives of the Church and the Local Government, as well as delegations of Armed and Security Forces Officers.

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