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Ceremonies

NRDC-GR Celebrates this Year its 20th Anniversary

Year 2024 marks the twentieth anniversary of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece (NRDC-GR) since its official establishment back in August 2004. On Monday 29 January a kick-off ceremony was held at the HQ’s premises to initiate a series of ceremonial activities that are expected to culminate in September this year. During the ceremony Commander…

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NRDC-GR Change of Command

The Change of Command of C’ Army Corps/NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece (NRDC-GR) was held on Friday the 26th of January in Thessaloniki. The ceremony took place at the premises of “Pedion Areos” Camp, where Lieutenant General (GRC A) Athanasios GARINIS took over the command of the Headquarters (HQ) from Lieutenant General (GRC A) Paris KAPRAVELOS, at the presence of the MOD General…

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“ALEXANDER THE GREAT” Yearly Award

On Tuesday the 9th of January 2024, Commander NRDC-GR, Lieutenant General Paris KAPRAVELOS, presented the “Alexander the Great” yearly Awards to the HQ Staff members. “Alexander the Great” Award constitutes a program designed to recognize the superior performance, the professional excellence and the significant contribution of Staff Officers and Staff Assistants to NRDC-GR mission. According to…

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NRDC-GR Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

On Friday the 8th of December 2023, C’ Army Corps and NRDC-GR Staff members and their families enjoyed the Christmas tree lighting ceremony. During the event the Commander, Lieutenant General Paris KAPRAVELOS exchanged wishes with the personnel and their families and gifts were offered to the children on the occasion, while the Military Band was playing…

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NRDC-GR Celebrates Albania’s Independence Day

On Monday the 27th of November 2023, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece (NRDC-GR) held an official ceremony at its premises for the celebration of Albania’s Independence Day. NRDC-GR Commander Lieutenant General Paris KAPRAVELOS welcomed the Deputy Consul General of the Albanian Consulate in Thessaloniki‎, Mrs. Adelina ZHEGU and the participating Consuls from Allied Contributing Nations, who…

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NRDC-GR Celebrates Polish Independence Day

On Friday the 24th of November 2023, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece (NRDC-GR) held an official ceremony at its premises, for the celebration of Polish Independence Day. NRDC-GR Commander Lieutenant General Paris KAPRAVELOS welcomed the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Greece, Mr. Artur LOMPART, who was accompanied by the Defence Attaché Colonel Jan…

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NRDC-GR Celebrates Italian National Day

On Friday the 3rd  of November 2023, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece (NRDC-GR) held an official ceremony at its premises for the celebration of the Italian National Unity and Armed Forces Day. Commander NRDC-GR Lieutenant General Paris KAPRAVELOS, welcomed the participating Consuls from allied Contributing Nations and members of the Italian community, who attended   the event. The…

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NRDC-GR Celebrates Spanish National Day

On Thursday 5thof October 2023, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece (NRDC-GR) held an official ceremony at its premises for the celebration of the Spanish National Day (Fiesta Nacional de España). Commander NRDC-GR Lieutenant General Paris KAPRAVELOS, welcomed the Honorary Consul of Spain, Mr. Samuel NAHMIAS, the participating Consuls from allied Contributing Nations and members of the Spanish community, who attended …

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NRDC-GR Celebrates the National Day of the Republic of North Macedonia

On Friday the 15th of September 2023, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece (NRDC-GR) held an official ceremony at its premises for the celebration of the National Day of the Republic of North Macedonia. NRDC-GR Commander Lieutenant General Paris KAPRAVELOS, welcomed the Consul General of the Republic of North Macedonia, Mr. Dejan DJUCIC and the participating Consuls…

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