From 18 to 22 October 2021, the Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant General Charalampos Lalousis, paid an official visit to the United States of America following an invitation from his counterpart, General James C. McConville.

During his visit, the Chief met at the Pentagon with his counterpart, with whom he exchanged views on matters of mutual interest. The meeting took place in an excellent atmosphere, confirming the common intent for even more enhanced cooperation between the two sides. During the official reception ceremony, the Chief was awarded the Legion of Merit.

Furthermore, the Chief met with the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, General Joseph M. Martin, the Deputy Assistance Secretary of the Army for Defence Exports & Cooperation, Ms. Elizabeth Wilson, and visited the USMA at West Point, where he met with the Commandant, Lieutenant General Darryl A. Williams, was briefed on its work and mission, and was given a tour of its facilities.

On Friday, 22 October 2021, the oath-taking ceremony of first year students, Class of 2024 “Colonel (Inf) Vasilios Papalambros”, was held in the Career NCO School in Trikala.

The ceremony was attended by the Army Inspector General – Commander of the Doctrine and Training Command, Lieutenant General Angelos Ilaridis, who represented the Chief HAGS.

A total of 233 first year students took the oath, of which 201 from Greece and 32 from Cyprus.

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15/10/2021 12:15

On 07 and 08 October 2021, by observing all protection measures against the pandemic COVID-19, the oath taking ceremonies of 2021 E Enlistment Series New Recruits were held.

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15/10/2021 12:14

On Thursday 07 October 2021, in the presence of HAGS/Chief Lieutenant General Charalambos Lalousis and on Friday, 08 October 2021, in the presence of the Army Inspector General-Doctrine and Training Commander Lieutenant General Angelos Ilaridis, the oath taking ceremonies of newly recruited Professional Soldiers of the Army and of the Joint Legal Corps were held at the Armored Training Center, in Avlona, Attica.

In total, 788 Arms-Corps Professional Soldiers and 20 Professional Soldiers of the Joint Legal Corps took the oath.

The ceremonies took place by fully implementing all measures for the protection against the pandemic COVID-19.

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27/09/2021 11:32

On Wednesday 22 September 2021, the inauguration ceremony of renovated building infrastructures of the Military Academy 5th Company, in Vari, Attica, was held, upon exclusive donation by Eurobank.

The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Minister of National Defence Mr. Nikos Chardalias, HAGS/Chief Lieutenant General Charalambos Lalousis, representing HNDGS/Chief, the Army Inspector General-Doctrine and Training Commander Lieutenant General Angelos Ilaridis, the National Defence College Commander Lieutenant General Themistoklis Grymbiris, HAGS/Deputy Chief Georgios Kellis, the Military Academy Commander Major General Georgios Kostidis, the President of Eurobank Board of Directors Mr. Georgios Zanias, the CEO of Eurobank Mr. Fokion Karavias, the Deputy CEO of Eurobank Mr. Stavros Ioannou, the Metropolitan of Glyfada, Ellinikon, Voula, Vouliagmeni and Vari Mr. Antonios and the Mayor of Vari, Voula and Vouliagmeni Mr. Gregorios Konstantellos.

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