April 13, 2018

On April 12, 2018, a Hellenic Air Force Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet that was heading for landing after a mission in the Aegean Sea, crashed into the sea, 9 NM north of Skyros Island. The pilot who did not survive the crash has fallen for faith and homeland at the time of duty.

“As the Commander of the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece I would like to express on behalf of all NRDC-GR personnel my deepest condolences to the family as well as to the Hellenic Air Force family for this tragic loss. It is not a loss only for Greece and the Hellenic Air Force but also for the whole NATO...

April 01, 2018

A running tradition continues, with the organization of the 13th International Marathon “Alexander the Great” in Thessaloniki on April 1st, 2018. NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece Headquarters (NRDC-GR HQ) running team, consisted of 54 including family members participated in the event.

Apart from the 42 km distance, the event included a 10km and a 5km “Health and Power” walking race. The whole event was devoted to Stylianos “Stelios” Kyriakides, a Greek marathon runner who came 1st in Boston Marathon in 1946 with the aim of raising money to provide food and shelter to the Greeks...

March 23, 2018

On Friday, March 23rd, 2018, an official ceremony for the Hellenic National Day took place in NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece - Headquarters in “PEDION AREOS” camp in Thessaloniki, in commemoration of the Hellenic Revolution on the 25th of March, 1821.

The ceremony was honored with the presence of the Commander of NRDC-GR, Lieutenant General (HE A) Dimitrios BIKOS, General Consuls of the participating Nations to the HQ, Commanders and Representatives from NRDC-GR Affiliated Units along with the entire HQ staff and their families.

The Chief of Staff of NRDC-GR, Major General...

March 21, 2018

On March 21st, 2018, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece (NRDC-GR) hosted the Internal Final Coordination Conference (FCC) of Phase ID/IIIA for exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 2018 (TRJR-18) in the Headquarters’ premises.

The internal FCC that was combined with TRJR18 Phase ID/IIIA Main Event and Incident List Development Workshop (MEL/MIL WS) which was held from March 12th to 20th, 2018, aimed to accomplish final coordination activities required for the conduct of the deploying phases of exercise TRJR18, in line with the Exercise Planning Process (EPP).

NRDC-GR Deputy Chief of Staff...

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Exercise GORDIAN KNOT 2017