Chief of Staff

Lieutenant General Konstantinos Gkatzogiannis
Chief of Staff of the HNDGS

Lieutenant GeneraI Gkatzogiannis Konstantinos was born in the village of Tsotyli, in the area of Kozani, in 1960, where he graduated from the High School.

He was admitted to the HeIIenic Military Academy (EveIpidon) in 1978 and graduated as an Armor 2nd Lieutenant, in 1982.

He has graduated from the Armor School, Basic and Advanced Training Courses, the Army War CoIIege and the National Defense College.

During his military career, he has served as Staff Officer and Commander in various Armor Units, as Staff Officer in Formation HQs, as Director of the Executive Offices of the Chief of HeIIenic Army General Staff and HeIIenic National Defense General Staff, respectively. He has appointed as Commander of the ΧΧV Armored Brigade, Chief of Staff of D Army Corps and Commanded of the XII Mechanized Infantry Division. The last two year he was assigned as LFC/A’ Branch (Intel, Ops, Joint EX) Chief.

He has also served as Staff Officer in the South-Eastern Europe Brigade (SEEBRIG) Multinational Peace Force and Deputy Military Representative to the EU Military Committee for Greece.

He has been awarded with all decorations, commendations and medals provided for his rank.

Lieutenant General Gkatzogiannis Konstantinos is married and he has three children.

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