On Sep 28th, 2018, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece Joint Task Force Commander Lieutenant General Dimitrios BIKOS, welcomed in the premises of the Headquarters (NRDC-GR JTF HQ) the British Honorary Consul Mrs Maria Tsakali and the British Defense Attaché, Captain Tim FERNS RN, on the occasion of the official ceremony, conducted for the United Kingdom Flag joining to the Joint HQ.
The United Kingdom Contingent has joined NRDC-GR JHQ as Partner Nation since June 19th, completing a road map started with the 13thNRDC-GR Plenary in 2017.
NRDC-GR COM Lt. General Dimitrios Bikos, thanked the British Ambassador and Defense Attaché, as well as, the British Consul for their efforts to finalize the process of the British Contingent’s inclusion to NRDC-GR. Additionally, he wished “all the best to UK Armed Forces and even more Health and Prosperity for the British people.”
Captain Tim FERNS RN, expressed his pride and honor that the British Flag lies among the rest of NRDC-GR HQ and highlighted his county’s commitment to the security of the Alliance, adding “we train and work together, we are stronger together.”
The ceremony concluded with a family photo in front of the main entrance and a reception in the premises of the HQ.