December 04, 2013

Following the exercise Gordian Knot 2013, NRDC-GR HQ Civil – Military Cooperation (CIMIC) G9 Branch organized the 2nd for this year CIMIC Seminar with the title “Working with the Civil Actors”, in Thessaloniki, on the 27th November 2013.

The seminar focused on the mutual cooperation and interaction with the civil actors, before and during an operation. No matter what type of operation NRDC¬GR is going to undertake, NATO troops will engage with many Civil Organizations and they have to work “shoulder to shoulder”. On this principal, it is a prerequisite for any success and requires...

November 29, 2013

The NRDC-GR celebrated the Albanian Independence day, with a flag raising ceremony on 29th of November 2013 in front of the main building of the HQ, with the presence of the Deputy Commander NRDC-GR Major General Plamen LILOV, the General Consul of Albanian Republic in Thessaloniki Mr. Riza Poda, distinguished guests and the entire staff of the HQ.

The Albanian Senior National Representative in the HQ Ltc Kasem Saliasi, addressed the HQ on the meaning of the day, Albanian Flag and Armed Forces.

After five hundred years of occupation domination, an independent Albania was...

November 08, 2013

The major annual activity of NRDC-GR is exercise GORDIAN KNOT 2013 (GOKT 13) which has been kicked off at the central part of Northern Greece on November 8th.

The aim of GOKT 13 is to sustain and further enhance the capability of NRDC GR in high intensity planning and conducting Crisis Response Operations at Corps level.

Around 600 participants from 12 Nations have been engaged for a period of ten days Command Post exercise. International augmentees from other NATO Command and Force Structure HQs are also participating in various posts to achieve exercise’s objectives.

November 07, 2013

The Hellenic Naval Staff and Command College in the framework of their training calendar visited the NRDC-GReece on Tuesday 05 Nov 2013.
Commandant, Commodore Ioannis SAMARAS, his Staff and Students were welcomed by the NRDC-GR Chief of Staff and were briefed on the structure, role and mission of the HQ’s by the Director of Staff Col Michail RADOS. A Q and A period and a very productive discussion followed the presentation.
Aftermath, Cmdr SAMARAS had an office call with the NRDC-GR COM Lt Gen. Nikolaos DEVETZIS and discussed issues related with the mission and the College...