The Spectacular OXI Day Military Parade in Thessaloniki
The annual military parade took place in Thessaloniki in celebration of the national anniversary of October 28 1940, known as OXI Day. It took place on Megalou Alexandrou Avenue in Greece's second largest city. The parade impressed Greeks yet again,...
Greek Army “Most Lethal Team” at West Point Competition
The Greek Army won two prestigious awards at the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at the West Point Military Academy over the weekend, including "Most Lethal Team" and "International Trophy." Greece, represented by the Evelpidon Military Academy in Athens, came sixth...
President Sakallaropoulou Inspects Navy as Greece Mulls Proposals for Frigates
President of the Greece inspected navy fleet vessels in the Saronic Gulf on Friday, as Athens considers the purchase of four new frigates.
Hellenic Army Leading the Way to 'Going Green' With Electric Cars
The Hellenic Army is leading the way in Greece by deciding to turn to electric vehicles as a part of a wider "going green" plan -- despite the fact that the country is lagging in installing "go green" initiatives. According to euractive.com,...
New Democracy Calls for 'truth and transparency' of Tsipras' Role in Plan X
New Democracy, Greece’s conservative opposition party, has once again called for a parliamentary inquiry into the specific events that lead up to the country’s third bailout agreement. In particular they are questioning the contingency plan for a scenario in which...
Greek Former Army Officials Implicated in Arms Bribery
Greek businessman Panayiotis Efstathiou, a key suspect in the German arms bribery scandal testified today in front of the investigator. Leaks from his testimony have caused an uproar in the Armed Forces, with two former chiefs implicated in the...
Remains of Dead Greek Soldier Back Home After 65 Years
In a modest yet moving ceremony, a military contingent paid tribute to 23-year-old soldier, Charalambos Korkovis, who was killed in 1948 in the Greek region of Souli. The military contingent delivered the bones of the soldier to his family,...
Greek Soldiers Lack Food, Uniforms
The financial crisis that Greece is facing has had a negative impact on the Hellenic Army as well, where the situation is dramatic. Recruits are those who are chiefly affected, as apart from the psychological impact of being recruited,...