HCMH’s mission is:
- To encourage, inform, assist and coordinate the research undertaken by both Greek and foreign public or private institutions related to the scientific field of military history.
- To collect and process historical archives that concern the in-depth knowledge and analysis of Military History, especially of Greece, in order to present them in Congresses held by the International Commission of Military History (ICMH).
- To collect and process historical data related to all Branches of Greece’s Armed Forces, and to place them under consideration of the ICMH, in order to be published in the issues of the International Military History Journal.
- To provide data to all parties interested in Military History in order to assist their work and bring to their attention the need to review or complement their publications.
- To participate in international conferences on military history.