Odigitrievsky Cathedral in Ulan-Ude, Siberia
Lochias, Greek Commando Regiment; field uniformThe uniform is basically the same for all ranks. Officers and WOs wear dark green collar patches; on the right patch a yellow stitched branch badge, on the left yellow or white rank badges. Professional NCOs wear rank chevrons on the left collar, conscripts have chevrons on the right upper sleeve. No other insignia is worn. The field-cap is identical for all ranks.
The camouflage uniform is restricted to paratroopers, commandos and marines; other branches wear the olive drab version. The beret is green for commandos and paratroopers, blue for the ’Evzones’ Presidential Guard, black for armor, red for Army aviation, olive drab for other branches. This beret badge replaced the 1968-1973 and 1973-1975 versions, both of which featured the respective peaked cap badge without the wreath. In combat the US M1 helmet is worn with a camouflage cover. Rank and branch insignia are as for barrack dress. The shoulder title and formation patch are apparently also worn by paratroopers; but marines have a classical sailing ship badge below a differently worded title. The printed parachute wings with star indicate the second of three grades. The automatic rifle is the Belgian FN FAL, folding stock model.