It is announced that the Joint Chiefs of the General Staff Council during the   1st of March 2008 session decided:
Hellenic Navy 

 a.  To promote the following to the rank of Rear Admiral to fill vacant posts:
    (1) Commodore (HN) Panagiotis Raditsas
    (2) Commodore (HN) Nikolaos Vazeos
    (3) Commodore (HN) Dimitrios Papagiannidis   
    (4) Commodore (HN) Georgios Dimitriadis
    (5) Commodore (HN) Dimitrios Lainas
    (6) Commodore (HN) Ioannis Orfanos
    (7) Commodore (HN) Panagiotis Kolias
    (8) Commodore (HN) Melaxios Zabetoulias

 b.  To retire the following “as successfully terminating their career“:
    (1) Commodore (HN) Nikolaos Pietris
    (2) Commodore (HN) Stavros Kouvaris  
    (3) Commodore (HN) Ioannis Grammatikakis      
    (4) Commodore (HN) Athanasios Giokas
    (5) Commodore (HN) Konstantinos Petropoulos
    (6) Commodore (HN) Georgios Metzidakis

                                      LTC Char. Laloussis
                                      HNDGS Spokesman