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PM Tsipras Praises the ‘Invaluable Contribution’ of Greece’s Armed Forces

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras praised the excellent deterrent capability of Greece's armed forces  in addition to their invaluable contribution to society in a...

Turkish Warship With Army Chief On Board Sails into Greek Waters Near Imia; Military...

On Sunday a Turkish fast attack craft (FAC) carrying Turkey's Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar entered Greek waters around the islet of Imia around...

Military Exercise Parmenion 2016 Starts on Monday

The military exercise Parmenion 2016 started on Monday and will run until October 7. All Greek military forces as well agencies from the public sector...

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...

CoS Again Rules that Pay for Military Must Be Restored to July 2012 Levels,...

The plenum of the Council of State, Greece's supreme administrative court, has again ruled that salary cuts imposed on those employed in the armed...

Greek Government Not Planning Mandatory Women’s Military Service According to Spokespoerson

The government is not considering imposing an obligatory military service as preparatory experience for women who want to join the police, the fire brigade...

Israeli and Greek Militaries Reportedly Conducted Secret Training Exercises in Greece

The Israeli Air Force conducted a secret training session over Greek airspace earlier in the year with the help of the Greek military, Reuters reports. The Israelis...

Greek National Defense Minister: ‘We Will Not Ask Anyone’s Permission to Display Our National...

Greek National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Tuesday referred to the annoyance expressed by Turkey as regards his visits to military units and underlined...

Crisis Leaves Greek Military Outgunned By Turkey

Struggling with a crushing economic crisis that has cut government spending across the board, Greece's military is seeing itself unable to keep pace with...

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