Today 26 June, at the facilities of the Hellenic Army Academy in Vari Attica, the oath-taking ceremony of class 2020 -“Major General (INF) Konstantinos Davakis”- new 2nd Lieutenants was held, attended by the Minister Of National Defence Mr. Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos.
The swords were presented to the new Officers by the President of the Hellenic Republic Mrs. Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
Two-hundred and thirty-one (231) 2nd Lieutenants graduated from the Academy, 191 of which being Greek (166 men and 25 women), 36 men from Cyprus, three men from Armenia and one man from Bosnia. 156 officers were assigned to the Arms, 136 of whom being men and 20 women, while 35 officers were assigned to the Corps, 30 of whom being men and 5 women.
The ceremony was also attended by the Deputy Minister of National Defence Alkiviadis Stefanis, the HNDGS Chief General Konstantinos Floros, the HAFGS Chief Lieutenant General Georgios Blioumis, HAGS Chief Lieutenant General Charalambos Lalousis, and HNGS Vice Admiral Stylianos Petrakis, as well as by Hellenic Parliament Representatives, Church Representatives and representatives from political parties and the Regional and Local Administration .