Oath Ceremony for the new Army Officers | 36 Greek-Cypriots Among them – VIDEO

Defence Redefined
Published on 26/06/2020 at 20:12

The oath ceremony of the new Army Second Lieutenants took place on Friday, June 26, 2020, at the Hellenic Military Academy (SSE). The 2020 class of Second Lieutenants with the honorary name “Major General Konstantinos Davakis”, received their swords from the President of the Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

The ceremony was also attended by the Minister of National Defence Nikos Panagiotopoulos, the Deputy Minister of National Defence Alkiviadis Stefanis, the Chief of Defence, General Konstantinos Floros as well as by other officials.


A total of 231 male and female lieutenants were sworn in, including 191 Greeks (156 in Combat Arms and 55 in Service Support Corps), 36 Greek-Cypriot males (32 in Combat Arms and 4 in Service Support Corps), three men from Armenia and one man from Bosnia. We note that the Combat Arms for the Greek-Cypriot Officers include the Infantry Arm, the Armor Arm, the Artillery Arm, the Engineers Arm and the Signals Arm, while the Service Support Corps entail the Technical Corps, the Ordnance Corps and the Supply and Transportation Corps.  

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