Greek Deputy Minister of Defense Visits NRDC-GR HQ

2015, December 23 - 9:05am

On December 22nd 2015, Commander of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece, Lt General Ilias LEONTARIS welcomed, the Deputy Minister of Defense Mr. Dimitrios VITSAS, who paid an official visit to the Headquarters premises, in Thessaloniki.

Following an official reception ceremony, DMOD received a basic briefing regarding the structure, role and mission of the Headquarters as well as for the upcoming challenges on the way ahead to NRDC-GR transition to Joint Headquarters (Joint Task Force HQ). He also had the opportunity to visit HQ facilities, including the Digital Deployed Printery, the Deployed Air Operations Center and the recently renovated areas.

The visit concluded with an address of the Deputy Minister of Defence Mr. Dimitrios VITSAS to the HQ personnel, at the War Museum of Thessaloniki, where he urged all to continue their unremitting efforts towards the future challenges, expressing to the Greek and Allied personnel and their families his warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year full of health, happiness and prosperity.