Army Inspector General - Doctrine and Training Commander



Aggelos Ilaridis

Lieutenant General

Lieutenant General Aggelos Ilaridis was born in 1963 in Nigrita, Serres. In 1981 he entered the Hellenic Army Academy and he graduated in 1985, having received his commission as Infantry 2nd Lieutenant.

As a junior officer he served in campaign Units as Platoon and Company Leader.

He has attended all Infantry-related schools, as well as the Joint Defence College.

In 1998 he attended the Supreme War College.

During his career as senior officer he served as Staff Officer at the XVI Mechanised Infantry Division and at HAGS.

In 2005 he was appointed to the post of Commander of the 503 Infantry Battalion and in 2007 he became Commander of the Students Battalion/Corps Officers Military Academy.

In 2009 he attended the National Defence College and when promoted to Colonel in 2010 he was appointed to NRDC – GR, as Director of the Information Department (ACOS G2).

In 2014 he was promoted to Brigadier General and was appointed to the post of Deputy Commander of the XX Armour Division, and, in 2015 he assumed the duties of Commander of the 50 Mechanised Brigade «APSOS».

In 2017 he became Chief of Staff of D΄ Army Corps «THRACE».

In 2018 he was promoted to Major General and was appointed to Chief of Staff of the 1st Army «ACHILLEAS».

In 2019 he was appointed to Commander of the XVI Mechanised Infantry Division «DIDIMOTICHO» and in 19 January 2020 he became Commander of
D΄ Army Corps in addition to his aforementioned duties.

In 2020 he was promoted to Lieutenant General and became Commander of D΄ Army Corps «THRACE».

On the 2nd of March 2021 he assumed duties of ARMY INSPECTOR GENERAL-DOCTRINE AND TRAINING COMMANDER.

He has been awarded all decorations, commendations and medals provided for his rank.

He holds post-gradute diploma in «Strategy and Diplomacy», Kingston University of London.

He speaks English.

He is married to Mrs. Goula Eythymia and the couple has four children.