December 03, 2012

On the 3rd of December 2012, Com SEEBRIG (South East Europe Brigade) BGen Zdravko POPOVSKI and a number of his staff personnel paid a visit to HQ NDC-GR in Thessaloniki.

The visit was conducted in the framework of SEBBRIG’s study trip to Northern Greece and provided an excellent opportunity for both staffs to exchange views regarding the capabilities and missions of their multinational HQs.

The COM SEEBRIG and his staff in the spirit of Partnership of Peace Programme were briefed on the history, role, structure and capabilities of  HQ NDC-GR, focusing on the involvement of  HQ...

November 23, 2012

NDC-GR, in the frame of its annual training programme, as a Land Component Command (LCC) of the NATO Response Force (NRF) for the year 2012, conducted the exercise “Gordian Knot 2012” (GK 12) from 12 to 22 Nov. 2012 in “Prokopidis” Camp, in Assiros village (broad area of Thessaloniki).

The aim of the exercise was to sustain and improve the ability of NDC-GR to plan and conduct non article “5” crisis response operations as a NATO Response Force (NRF).

On the 22nd of November the Headquarters organized the Distinguished Visitors day. The participants included the Deputy  Minister...

November 17, 2012

On the 13th of November 2012, HQ NDC-GR hosted the second “NRF/Land Component Command (LCC) Subordinate Units Commander’s Conference, for the year 2012”, in Thessaloniki.

The Commander NDC-GR Lt General Georgios BASIAKOULIS, chaired the Conference, while the LCC subordinate units Commanders from Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Greece, Poland, Romania, Spain and Turkey participated in the conference.

The main focus of the activity was the Lessons Identified (LI) during the NRF 2012 preparatory and stand-by phases, as well as, on the subordinate units’ relevant activities.


November 17, 2012

On Friday 16 November 2012, in the frame of the Exercise “GORDIAN KNOT 2012”, (12 – 22 November 2012), the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff (HAGS), Lt Gen Konstantinos GINIS, paid a visit to the deployment area of HQ NDC-GR at “PROKOPIDI” camp in ASSIROS, Thessaloniki, escorted by the Com 1st Army, Lt Gen Georgios SOFIANIDIS.

Lt Gen Konstantinos GINIS was briefed on the structure and activities of NDC – GR and specifically on the conduct of the exercise “GORDIAN KNOT 2012” in accordance with the Battle Rhythm of the day. Then, he visited the deployed functional areas of HQ,...