GENERAL GEORGIOS ANTONAKOPOULOS

GENERAL GEORGIOS ANTONAKOPOULOS
Chief of Hellenic National Defence General Staff (HNDGS)

1.     SURNAME     :                            Antonakopoulos
2.     NAME      :                                   Georgios
3.     FATHER'S NAME      :                Antonios
4.     RELIGION     :                            Christian - Greek Orthodox
5.     BRANCH - RANK     :                Artillery,General
6.     DATE OF BIRTH     :                  05 Jan. 1943
7.     PLACE OF BIRTH     :               Patra, Peloponnisos
8.     FAMILY STATUS     :                   Married, (2) children
9.     ENTRY INTO SERVICE     :     Military Academy
10.     DATES OF PROMOTION     :    
            a. 2nd Lieutenant         1967
            b. 1st Lieutenant          1970
            c. Captain                      1974
            d. Major                          1979
            e. Lieutenant Colonel 1985
             f. Colonel                      1991
            g. Brigadier General    1994
            h. Major General           1997
            i. Lieutenant General   1999
            j. General                        2001 
  
11.     MILITARY SCHOOLS     :    
            a.  Hellenic National Defence College
            b.  Hellenic Higher Army War  College
            c.  All Artillery Schools and others of general education
12.     ACADEMIC EDUCADION     :     Law School Degree, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
13.     FOREIGN LANGUAGES     :     English

14.UNIT AND STAFF ASSIGNMENTS:
a.   Artillery Battery X.O
b.   Artillery Battery Commander
c.   Artillery Battery Commander - Office Director, Artillery Directorate / National Guard General Staff
d.   Instructor, Artillery Schools
e.    Staff Officer, Operations Staff  Office / Infantry Division
f.    Staff Officer, Intelligence Division/ Hellenic Army General Staff
g.    Staff Officer,  Intelligence Division, AFSOUTH
h.   Commander, Artillery Battalion
i.    Commander, Field Artillery Command
j.    Chief of Staff, Mechanized Division
k.   Director, 1st Staff Office / Hellinic Army General Staff
l.    Brigade Commanding General
m.   Director, Operation Branch / Hellenic Army General Staff
n.   XII Mechanized Infantry Division Commanding General
o.    D' Army Corps Commanding General (2 years)
p.  Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff


15. MILITARY DECORATION - MEDALS :

    a.   Medal for Military Valor, A' and B' ClassΜετάλλια
    b.   Golden Cross of the Order of Honor
    c.  Knight Commanders Cross of the Order of Phoenix
    d.  Knight Commanders Cross of the Order of Honor
    e.  Chief of Hellenic Army General Staff Commendation Medal
    f.   Star of Merit and Honor
    g.  Commendation of Merit and Honor
    h.  Army Formation Command Commendation Medal, 'A Class
    i.   Army Meritorious Command Commendation Medal, 'A Class
    j.   Staff Officer Service Commendation Medal, A' Class

16.  PRESENT ASSIGNMENT:

    Chief of Hellenic National Defence General Staff

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