Supreme Air Force Council

Supreme Air Force Council

Members

  1. Lt. Gen. Georgios Blioumis, HAFGS Chief
  2. Lt. Gen. Themistokles Bourolias, HTAF Chief
  3. Lt. Gen. Lamprakis Dimitriou, HNDC Commandant
  4. Lt. Gen. Konstantinos Arapis, Inspector General HAFGS
  5. Maj. Gen. Konstantinos Giannaros, HAFTC Commander
  6. Maj. Gen. Athanasios Savvopoulos, HAFSC Commander
  7. Maj. Gen. Ioannis Gkontikoulis, HAFGS Deputy Chief
  8. Maj. Gen. Konstantinos Angos, HNDGS B’ Branch Director
  9. Maj. Gen. Nikolaos Retsas, HAFGS D’ Branch Director
  10. Maj. Gen. Athanasios Dinopoulos, HAFGS B’ Branch Director
  11. Maj. Gen, Nikiforos Pittaras, HNDGS
  12. Maj. Gen. Ioannis Gerolimos, HTAF Deputy Chief
  13. Maj. Gen. Dimitrios Tsirogiannidis, HAFGS A’ Branch Director
  14. Maj. Gen. Petros Xatziris, HAFA Commander
  15. Maj. Gen. Georgios Toloumis, HNDGS Medical Dte Director
  16. Maj. Gen. Ioannis Arnellos, HAFSC Chief of Staff
  17. Maj. Gen. Georgios Karadimas, HAFGS C’ Branch Director
  18. Maj. Gen. Georgios Bagenas, HAFGS Inspections Director
  19. Maj. Gen. Dimitrios Xatzigeorgiou, HAFGS Medical Dte Director

 

Supreme Air Force Council Jurisdiction

The Supreme Air Force Council undertakes any matter, subject to the legislation in force. Especially, it takes decisions or estimates according to the standing stipulations to the following issues.

  • Organization and structure of the Air Force Branch, according to the personnel and material distribution, based on the principles of the law in force.
  • Air Force Branch Operations doctrine, and general direction provisions for war plans, combat dispositions plans, training, recruitment, support and security.
  • Discipline and Interior Administration
  • Armament projects, the manning of construction and support facilities, based on their operational expediency and necessity.
  • Air Force Budget plans and programme of Public Investments, prior to their configuration in the Ministry of Defence headquarters, and their approval from the Minister of Defence, after the Defence Council consideration.
  • Allocation of credits finally given to the Branch.
  • Positioning, promotions, retirements and officers claims for unfavourable assessment.
  • Recall to active service from reservist officers and discharge from duty.
  • Propositions for bestowal of honour rewards.
  • Draft bills, prescriptive decrees and regulations which refer to the Air Force Branch.

Supreme Air Force Council Constitution

The Supreme Air Force Council is distinguished according to its constitution to Plenum Council, Basic Constitution’s and Closed membership (core).

The Plenum Council composed by:

  • The Chief of the Air Force General Staff, as President
  • All the permanent in active service Lieutenant General Pilots and Major General Pilots, who serve in organization posts of the Air Force and the National Defence General Staff, as members.

The Basic Constitution’s Council composed by:

  • The Chief of the Air Force General Staff, as President
  • The Chief of the Tactical Air Force
  • The Deputy Chief of the Air Force General Staff
  • The two senior permanent in active service Major General Pilots, who serve in organization posts of the Air Force and the National Defence General Staff, and
  • The senior Major General Engineer, as members.

If there is a Lieutenant General Pilot as Deputy Chief to the HNDGS, he participates in the Council in place of one Major General Pilot, who is assigned by the Chief of the Air Force General Staff.

The Closed membership Council (Core) composed by:

  • The Chief of the Air Force General Staff, as President
  • The Chief of the Tactical Air Force
  • The Deputy Chief of the Air Force General Staff and
  • A Major General Technician or Major General Doctor (Medicine), as long as there are subjects within their jurisdiction, as members.

The Air Force Councils of Plenum and Basic Constitution are in quorum when at least 2/3 of the members are present, the Closed membership Council itself when the president and two members are present.