On Friday, March 22nd, 2019, an official ceremony for the Hellenic National Day took place in NATO Rapid Deployable Corps - Greece (NRDC-GR) HQ, 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 Konstantinos KOUTRAS, General Consuls of the participating Nations to the HQ, Commanders and Representatives from NRDC-GR Affiliated Units along with the entire HQ staff.
The Chief of Staff of NRDC-GR, Major General Paschalis DALLAS, during his speech, provided a brief background of the Greek revolution for independence and the meaning of the national flag. Concluding, he highlighted the values and ideals of those who fought back in 1821 as well as the importance of the revolution, which not only resulted in Greece’s regeneration but also inspired other nations to fight for their freedom.
The ceremony concluded with a reception that took place at NRDC-GR HQ’s premises.