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The emblem of the Academy of War depicts the goddess Athena, with helmet, shield and spear, who as the goddess of wisdom and war represents the wisdom from which spring the properties of: Right Thinking, Right Reasoning and Good Energy.


"ATHENA IS WISDOM. THREE PROPERTIES ARE BORN THROUGH HER. THINKING RIGHT, REASONING CORRECTLY AND ACTING GOOD"


The depiction of the goddess Athena as the distinctive of the Academy was firstly established on August 1, 1933, with the decree "on the regulation  of the uniform of Officers and Lieutenants", while n April 1968 the owl with a sword into a rectangle was established as a token of executives, a token, also depicted in the emblem of the Academy.

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The phrase "NEW ALWAYS PREVAILS" is mentioned by the ancient historian Thucydides (455-400 BC) in the history of the Peloponnesian War, where the Corinthians, appealing to Spartans, declare: "IN NEED AND IN ART NEW ALWAYS PREVAILS”, that is: there is always the law of need, new things always to prevail in war as in the arts, that is new ideas, new weapons and new methods.

The depiction and the words of the emblem show accurately and completely the mission of the Academy, which provides to the Officers Higher Regular and Executive Education, based on sound thinking, right speech and right action, in order for them to be able to handle the problems of modern warfare, while they monitor, study, test and recommend new methods and new ideas, elements essential for a modern Army.




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