On Wednesday the 24th of March 2021, the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) Commander, Lieutenant General (GBR A) Sir Edward SMYTH-OSBOURNE accompanied by an ARRC delegation, visited NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece (NRDC-GR) in Thessaloniki.
The distinguished visitor had an office call by the NRDC-GR Commander Lieutenant General Anastasios SPANOS at the Hellenic C’ Army Corps historical building, where they had the opportunity to discuss about issues of common interest. Afterwards he visited the premises of NRDC-GR where he received a brief on the structure, mission and training activities of the HQ. He had the chance to visit the “STEADFAST LEDA 2021” Exercise Area inside the “Pedion Areos” Camp where the Phase IIB [Crisis Response Planning (CRP)] is being conducted, with the participation amongst others of ARRC Staff members. Finally, he visited the Thessaloniki War Museum.
During the visit, all the respective COVID-19 pandemic protocols were implemented and the protective measures followed.