The "evzones", or the Greek Presidential Guard, are an elite group of soldiers who stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Presidential Mansion. But there’s so much more to them than pleated mini-skirts and pompoms.

By Maria Kostaki

Photo: Georgios Makkas

Photo: Manos Chatzikonstantis

Photo: Georgios Makkas

Evzones by Numbers

400
6
60
1