Tag: Greek army

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard 5

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, 28-year-old Andreas Holevas obtained a Greek passport to serve in the Greek Army and in particular in the Presidential Guard, “like his grandfather.” The expatriate Holevas has…

New second lieutenants of the Greek Army sworn in 12

New second lieutenants of the Greek Army sworn in

On Friday, the graduation and swearing-in ceremony of the new second lieutenants took place at the Hellenic Army Academy in Vari, a southeastern suburb of Athens. The swords to the new second lieutenants of…

350 American armoured vehicles to be sent to Greece 14

350 American armoured vehicles to be sent to Greece

A Greek Army team will head to the United States to select 350 Bradley IFVs (Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicles) from the U.S. Army surplus stocks, according to Military Leaks. The armoured vehicles…

Greek Army exercises near the Turkish border (PHOTOS) 16

Greek Army exercises near the Turkish border (PHOTOS)

Photographs from the DIMARATOS SOCRATES 2020 exercises that took place last Thursday in northern Greece, have been published. The exercises that took place on the northern port city of Alexandroupolis was published…

LIBERATION OF IOANNINA

Celebrating the Liberation of Ioannina

Ioannina, the largest city of Epirus was incorporated into the Greek state on the 21st of February 1913, after the Battle of Bizani in the Balkan Wars. The city’s formal name, Ioannina,…

GREEK TURKISH BORDER

Greece steps up military presence along Turkish border

Amid tension between Greece and Turkey, Athens has boosted military presence along the Turkish border where thousands of illegal migrants enter Europe every year. Greek officials announced they are stepping up security…

Albania and Greece

Greece sends mobile cooking units to Albania

The Greek army on Thursday sent three mobile cooking units to earthquake-stricken neighbouring Albania, following at the instructions of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Greece has been quick to assist its neighbour having…