Biographies

April 22, 2016

Major General (BGR A)

Ivan ORTOMAROV

DEPUTY COMMANDER NRDC-GR

Major General Ivan ORTOMAROV was born in Bourgas, Republic of Bulgaria in 1964. In 1987 he graduated from Vassil Levski Land Forces Academy (currently National Military University), majoring in Engineer Troops’ Command and Control. Upon graduation, he was commissioned into a second lieutenant and he took up the position of platoon leader.  Few months later he was appointed as engineer floating bridge company commander. In 1993 he was...

April 22, 2016

Major General (GRC A)

Konstantinos GOUNARIS

CHIEF OF STAFF NRDC-GR

MGen Konstantinos GOUNARIS was born in Alistrati Serres, in 1964. He was admitted to the Hellenic Army Academy in 1984, and in 1988 he received his commission as Second Lieutenant in the Infantry Branch.

He was promoted as follows:

Lieutenant: 1991 Captain: 1995 Major: 2001 Lieutenant Colonel: 2007 Colonel: 2013 Brigadier General: 2017 Major General: 2020

He was appointed to several assignments, to include:

• Platoon and Company Commander in various Infantry and SF Units,...

April 22, 2016

Lieutenant General (GRC A)

Anastasios SPANOS

COMMANDER NRDC-GR

Lt Gen Anastasios A. SPANOS was born in Evia Island in 1964. He was admitted in the Hellenic Military Academy in 1982 and graduated in 1986 as an infantry officer.

As a Junior Officer he was assigned as Platoon Leader and Company Commander to various Infantry Battalions, as well as an instructor at the Hellenic Military Academy.

He has attended and graduated from all military schools.

In 2001 he attended the War College in Thessaloniki.

In 2002 he attended the...