On Thursday, January 18, 2024, in the presence of the Minister of National Defense Mr. Nikos Dendias, the ceremony of handing over and accepting the duties of the Chief of the General Staff of the Army, from General Angelos Houdeloudis to Lieutenant General Georgios Kostides, took place at the facilities of the Evelpidon Military School (SSE), in Vari, Attica .
The ceremony was graced by the presence of the Deputy Minister of National Defense Mr. Ioannis Kefalogiannis, the Deputy Minister of Development Mrs. Anna Mani-Papadimitriou, the Member of Parliament for Kastoria Ms. Maria Vassiliou Antoniou, the Chief of General Staff General Dimitrios Houpis, the Honorary Chief General Staff General . Konstantinos Floros, Honorary Leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church, the Metropolitan of Glyfada, Hellinikon, Voula, Vouliagmeni & Vari, etc. Antonios, who officiated at the ceremony, members of the Holy Synod, the Chief of the Naval General Staff Vice-Admiral Dimitrios – Eleftherios Kataras PN, the Chief of the General Air Staff Vice Admiral (I) Demosthenes Grigoriadis, the Chief of the Fire Brigade Lieutenant General PS Theodoros Vayas, Hon. GES Chiefs, the Members of the Supreme Military Council, the President of the Review Court Reviewer A’ Mr. Theodoros Papakostas, the Chief of Staff of the Hellenic Police (HELP) Major General Christos Manouras as the representative of the Hellenic Police Chief, the Deputy Chief of the Coast Guard – Hellenic Coast Guard (L.S.-EL.AKT.) Vice Admiral L.S. Alexandros Tselikis as representative of the Chief of the LS-EL.AKT., representatives of the Local Government, active Officers of the Armed Forces and Security Forces, Defense Entourages and Military Entourages of foreign countries, retired Armed Forces Officers and other guests.
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