2013

October 31, 2013

The Turkish Republic Day was celebrated at NRDC-GR with a Flag raising Ceremony on the 30th October. Commander NRDC-GR Lieutenant General Nikolaos DEVETZIS, the Turkish General Consul Mr. Tuğrul BİLTEKİN, distinguished guests and the entire staff of the HQ participated in the event.

During the Ceremony, a speech was delivered by the Senior National Representative of Turkey for the meaning of the occasion.

Lt Col. Sakin KUTSAL, as Senior National Representative of Turkey in NRDC-GR delivered his address to all participants. During his speech he presented  the history of the...

October 20, 2013

On Saturday 19th Oct 2013 the 2nd International Half-Marathon took place inThessaloniki.

NRDC-GR staff personnel had the chance to participate at the race as a team with a significant number of runners wearing a special for this purpose T-shirt.

Thessalonikidowntown had been flooded by more than 10.000 runners starting at the sunset of the day and the biggest open night party of the city had a huge success. Senior officers were among them such as NRDC-GR Deputy Chief of Staff Ops and Assistant Chief of Staffs achieving actually very good positions among all participants.

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October 10, 2013

Within the framework of close cooperation between NRDC-GR and Hellenic Military Institutions on October 3rd and 4th two lectures delivered at the Command and Staff College (CSC) located in Thessaloniki.

Maj. General Ilias Leontaris, Chief of Staff of NRDC-GR addressed the 82 officers-students who are currently attending the 21st  Class of CGSC. He first briefed them on the  “Mission and Organisation of NRDC-GRC” and then presented the Strategy on “Leadership Development in Land Forces”.

The attendees, throughout the lectures of Chief of Staff, and as potential  staff officers...

October 04, 2013

On October 4th NRDC-GR celebrated the 8th Anniversary since its activation as a NATO HQs.

It was at the end of 2005 when the North Atlantic Council decided for the establishment of a Force at Low Readiness  located in Greece as a part of the general structural changes of the Alliance. Since then, the HQ has achieved tremendous milestones and the latest one was the HQ to be upgraded as a NATO Force at High Readiness (L).

During the celebration the Commander of NRDC-GR Lieutenant General Nikolaos DEVETZIS hosted many officials from the contributing Nations to HQ’s structure and...