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Special Forces From Greece, US, and Israel in Joint Exercise “Orion”

Special forces units from Greece, the US, and Israel were among others participating in the "Orion 22" exercise that kicked off on Thursday near Athens. Personnel from the armed forces of Bulgaria, France, and Cyprus also participate in the drill....

34-Year-Old Greek Paratrooper Tragically Killed During Nighttime Accident

A young sergeant in Greece's Special Forces was fatally injured during a nighttime free-fall exercise out of a helicopter late Thursday night. Strong winds are thought to have violently pulled the paratrooper outside of the exercise's designated airdrop zone, causing...

Greek Military Hazing Rituals Revealed

In Greece, conscription, or mandatory military service for men between the ages of 19-45 has been an active protocol since 1909. Over the years the length of time of the obligatory military enrollment has varied, but somethings have remained constant. Nowadays,...

Commemorative Events for the Battle of Crete in Victoria

Greek-Australians have already started honoring the Battle of Crete, as a photo exhibition has been inaugurated in Victoria following the initiative of the Australia-Greece Parliamentary Friendship Committee. The exhibition is taking place in Queens hall in Victoria, and presents rare...