Printer friendly

What does GCNG stand for?

GCNG stands for Greek Cypriot National Guard

This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government

Samples in periodicals archive:

Conscientious objectors, including those for religious reasons, are exempt from active military duty; however, they are legally required to complete an alternative military service and perform reservist duty in the Greek Cypriot National Guard (GCNG).
Since the de facto division of the island in 1974 as a result of the Turkish military intervention that followed a coup d'etat directed by Greece, UNFICYP has served as a buffer force between Turkish and Turkish Cypriot forces on one side and Greek Cypriot National Guard and Greek (Hellenic Republic) forces on the other.
Massive damage was caused to homes in the nearby village of Mari, forcing the evacuation of its 150 residents, the village headman told AFP and Greek Cypriot National Guard commander Petros Tsaliklides resigned at an emergency cabinet meeting, Stefanou said.