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Greek President Honors Evzone Who Was Made in the USA

The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, honored Greek American Andreas Holevas, who volunteered to serve as an Evzone, at a ceremony in Athens on Tuesday. The 28-year-old wrote a unique chapter in the long history of Greek-Americans by obtaining a Greek...

Greek American Gets Greek Passport to Become An Evzone, Like His Grandfather

A 28-year-old Greek American obtained a Greek passport just to serve the country of his ancestors as an Evzone, a member of the famous Presidential Guard. Andreas Holevas, born and raised in Pennsylvania, said that he wanted to become an...

Evzone Featured in Iconic Photo in Historic LIFE Magazine 79 Years Ago

It was mid-December 1940, approximately fifty days after the outbreak of the Greco-Italian war, when the American magazine ''LIFE'' featured a Greek Evzone on its cover. At that time, ''LIFE'' magazine was the leading American publication in photojournalism. At a time...

Proud Grandparents Accompany Evzone Grandson on Duty

Photos of an elderly couple sitting near, and standing next to, a Presidential Guard soldier (Evzone) outside the Greek parliament building have gone viral. The photographs depict the proud grandparents of the evzone Presidential Guard soldier who just wanted to keep...

Greek Evzone Sizzles in Athens Heatwave (photos)

Spare a thought of the brave Evzone who is required to stand still on Sunday at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Hellenic Parliament as temperatures climbed up to the 40-degree Celsius mark (104 ºF). A...