December 31, 2012

In the framework of the Christmas and the New Year’s Eve celebrations, NDC-GR prepared some events for its military and civilian personnel on the 24th and 31st of December respectively. COM NDC-GR, Lt Gen Georgios BASIAKOULIS, in both cases received the wishes by his subordinates and the carols by the C’ Army Corps Band and the civilians city choirs as well. Christmas gifts were given to the staff and the appropriate liturgies for the Christmas and New Year’s Eve were taken place at the city Cathedral and “St Sofia” church.

December 20, 2012

COM NDC-GR Lieutenant General Georgios Basiakoulis, visited HQ NRDC-SP from 12th to 15th December 2012, following an invitation from COM NRDC-SP Lieutenant General Rafael COMAS ABAD.

During the visit COM NDC-GR received briefings regarding, the operational capabilities of HQ NRDC-SP and its experiences from its recent deployment to HQ IJC in Afghanistan. Furthermore they discussed it’s future role as a JTF HQ and exchanged views on the latest developments of the CFAO concept.

In the framework of the upcoming upgrade to HQ NRDC-GR from 1st January 2013, COM NDC-GR had the...

December 14, 2012

The HQ NDC-GR held its  8th annual plenary conference on the 12th December 2012.

All the Allied countries members of the HQ participated with their nominated representatives in the conference.

This year’s Plenary was of great importance since the framework nation (Greece) decided to upgrade the NDC-GR into a NATO Rapid Deployable Corps and to offer it as High Readiness HQ. In the light of this decision a number of posts, belonging both to the Peace Establishment (PE) and Crisis Establishment (CE) structure, were offered for bidding to nations.

Furthermore the aim of the...

December 11, 2012

On Tuesday 11 December  2012, in, the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff (HAGS), Lt Gen Konstantinos GINIS in the framework of his visits to Hellenic Army Formations, paid a visit  at HQs of C’ Corp and NDC-GR.

During his Visit,Lt Gen Konstantinos GINIS was briefed on the current major activities for both HQs focusing specifically on the mission of the HQ as a Land Component Command of NRF-2012.

The Chief HAGS analyzed the vision and the efforts at the  Hellenic Army General Staff to prepare the land forces in order to be able to deal effectively with the challenges of...