The Military Museum of the School of Non-Commissioned Officers [ΒΙΝΤΕΟ]

The Military Museum of the School of Non-Commissioned Officers [ΒΙΝΤΕΟ]

The Military Museum of the School of Non-Commissioned Officers is a minimal sample of recognition and gratitude for what the School has offered so far in the Homeland.

With the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the General Staff May 2016 started the construction works, which were completed on November 11, 2016.

The Military Museum of the School of Non-Commissioned Officers includes 4 rooms, two of which are dedicated to the SMI and the other two to the 5th Infantry Regiment, which was located in the area where the School is today and which participated in the National Games with a culmination the epic of Hill 731, in March 1941.

The General Staff attaches special importance to the School of Non-Commissioned Officers and considers that it is not just the nursery of the Non-Commissioned Officers of our Army. It is a historical and glorious institution, whose offer to the Homeland is invaluable. The battlefields in which the Greek Army wrote pages of glory and heroism, are scattered by dead Permanent Non-Commissioned Officers.

However, the SMI’s contribution to the Nation lies not only in the supply of blood on the battlefields, but also in the leadership of the Greek Army. Leading personalities emerged from the School of Non-Commissioned Officers who played a decisive role in shaping the history of our country, such as the hero of the Balkan Wars Ioannis Velisariou, Nikolaos Plastiras, Anastasios Papoulas, Georgios Kondios, Georgos Kotramis, Georgos Georgos Stefanos Sarafis, Napoleon Zervas and many other worthy military leaders.

It is worth noting that Generals Hasapidis, Skoulas, Liosis, Ventiris, Dromazos, Spiliotopoulos, Giatzis, Kosmas and Tsingounis, who came from the ranks of Non-Commissioned Officers, served as Chiefs of Staff of the Army. political life of Greece and also served as Prime Ministers, such as Generals Nikolaos Plastiras and Georgios Kondylis.

Today, the School of Non-Commissioned Officers continues to operate with the same high sense of responsibility and consistency in its mission, quietly, methodically and efficiently, always guided by the interest of the Homeland, constituting the cradle in which the Permanent Non-Commissioned Officer is born and forged. of our Army, faithful to the oath of the Greek Soldier and to the traditional virtues of bravery, patriotism, honesty, courage, camaraderie and discipline.

The Military Museum of the School of Non-Commissioned Officers was embraced by the local and not only the community, and deserves special thanks to those who offered heirlooms and documents in their possession and especially the descendants of the hero Major Kasla Dimitriou who offered all his personal belongings. Special praise is also due to sponsors from the local community who helped in the completion of this important, from an ethical point of view, project.

When does the Military Museum of the School of Non-Commissioned Officers operate?

Monday 09:00 – 13:30
Tuesday 09:00 – 13:30
Wednesday 09:00 – 13:30
Thursday 09:00 – 13:30
Friday 09:00 – 13:30
Saturday 09:00 – 13:30
Sunday 09:00 – 13:30
Visits are by telephone

Admission Costs & Other Information

Free entrance

Admission is free to all

Tags: Museum, SMY, School of Non-Commissioned Officers, School of Trikala, Major Kaslas

First Appeared at: defence247.gr

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