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Major General Tibor Bozó

17:08 January 31, 2022

Date of birth: 10. December 1958
Place of birth: Csongrád

Education:

  • 1977- 1981 Lajos Kossuth Military college Szentendre
  • 1985 Battalion commander course Lajos Kossuth Military college Szentendre
  • 1990-1993 Miklós Zrínyi Military academy Budapest
  • 1997-1998 English language course Miklós Zrínyi National Defense University Budapest
  • 1999 Canada English language course (Canadian Forces Language School (Ottawa) Detachment Borden)
  • 2002 USA English language course (Defense Language Institute English Language Center Lackland Air Force Base, Texas)
  • 2002-2003 US Army War College (Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania)

Military professional: Infantry

Service:

  • 1981-1982 Platoon leader
  • 1982-1984 Company commander
  • 1984-1986 Battalion chief of staff
  • 1986-1990 Battalion commander
  • 1993-1995 Operational officer (Corps G3)
  • 1995-1996 Deputy commander of brigade
  • 1996-1997 Separate battalion commander
  • 1999-2002 Brigade commander
  • 2003-2006 Deputy chief of staff of Joint Logistics and Support Command
  • 2006-2007 Chief of staff of Joint Logistics and Support Command
  • 2007-2010 Commander of Hazardous Material Supply Center
  • 2009 EUFOR HQ Sa Support Division Chief (DCOS)
  • 2010- 2013 Head of Personnel Directorate of General Staff of Hungarian Defence Forces
  • 2013- 2014 Head of Training Directorate of General Staff of Hungarian Defence Forces
  • 2014- 2020 Commander of NCO Academy
  • 2020- 2021 Commander of Transformation Command
  • 2021- 2022 Commander of Territorial Defence and Support Command
  • 2022 - Hungarian Defence Forces Command Chief of Staff

Family: married, wife Zsuzsanna
Child: Klaudia 1991

Award:

  • 1986. Bronze medal of service
  • 1992. Service medal after 10 year
  • 1997. Silver medal of service
  • 2002. Service medal after 20 year
  • 2004. Gold medal of service
  • 2005. Gold medal of service
  • 2008. Service medal after 30 year
  • 2008. Knight cross of Republic of Hungary
  • 2009. European Security Defence Policy Service Medal (Operation ALTHEA)
  • 2009. Peace keeping medal
  • 2009. Per La Pace (Italian Peace keeping medal)
  • 2010. Militar-Anerkennungsmedaille des Österreichischen Bundesheeres
  • 2010. Médaille De La Défense Nationale (French medal)
  • 2015. Gold medal of service decorated by Laurel wreath
  • 2015. Bronze medal of Saint Janos Kapisztran
  • 2017. Service medal of Migration
  • 2017. Service medal decorated by Laurel wreath after 40 year
  • 2019. Officercros of Hungary
  • 2019. Silver medal of Saint Janos Kapisztran
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HUNGARY PLAYS AN INTERMEDIARY ROLE BETWEEN THE WESTERN BALKANS AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

16:16 September 14, 2022

Hungary plays an intermediary role between the Western Balkans and the European Union, said the President of the Republic Ms Katalin Novák at a press conference held with the President of Kosovo Ms Vjosa Osmani in Pristina on Tuesday, 13th September.

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KRISTÓF SZALAY-BOBROVNICZKY: THE PRESENCE OF HUNGARIAN SOLDIERS IN THE BALKANS IS OF NATIONAL INTEREST

16:13 September 14, 2022

From the point of view of the Hungarian national interest, the fact that there are Hungarian service members in the Balkans is of particular importance, this is what Minister of Defence Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, visiting the KFOR mission (Kosovo peacekeeping forces) in Kosovo, told the public media on Tuesday, 13th September.

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KRISTÓF SZALAY-BOBROVNICZKY: THE PRESENCE OF HUNGARIAN SOLDIERS IN THE BALKANS IS OF NATIONAL INTEREST

16:07 September 14, 2022

From the point of view of the Hungarian national interest, the fact that there are Hungarian service members in the Balkans is of particular importance, this is what Minister of Defence Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, visiting the KFOR mission (Kosovo peacekeeping forces) in Kosovo, told the public media on Tuesday, 13th September.

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The Security of the Western Balkans is of Particular Importance to Hungary

16:05 September 14, 2022

The security of the Western Balkans is of particular importance for Hungary, and the Hungarian soldiers participating in the KFOR mission also significantly contribute to this, stated Minister of Defence Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Kosovo on Monday, 12th September.

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The Security of the Western Balkans is of Particular Importance to Hungary

15:56 September 14, 2022

The security of the Western Balkans is of particular importance for Hungary, and the Hungarian soldiers participating in the KFOR mission also significantly contribute to this, stated Minister of Defence Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Kosovo on Monday, 12th September.

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Duty, reliability, commitment

16:47 September 1, 2022

Since 15 October 2021, NATO’s largest and longest-running mission has had a Hungarian commander. We conversed with KFOR Commander Major General Ferenc Kajári about the last ten months and the challenges to the mission.

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Only a European Union with strong defence capabilities can cope with security challenges, and Hungary is ready to play a defence role

10:20 August 31, 2022

Hungary supports the creation of a more active European Union, which can provide a quick and effective response to the security challenges of the next period, said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at an informal meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Prague. He pointed out that Hungary can significantly contribute to the strengthening of Europe’s defence technological and industrial base, and is carrying out one of the largest military development projects in Eastern Europe.

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Another interception above the Baltic Sea

10:15 August 31, 2022

The fighter jets of the Hungarian Defence Forces participating in the Baltic Air Policing mission have been scrambled again. This time, they were put in alert status due to two Su-35 fighters escorting an An-72 transport aircraft, en route from Saint-Petersburg to Kaliningrad.

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KFOR Commander Meets with Local Officials Across Kosovo

15:47 August 29, 2022

In the course of the week, the Commander of the NATO-led mission KFOR, Major General Ferenc KAJÁRI, met with Mr. Albin KURTI from the Institutions in Kosovo, Mr. Goran RAKIĆ, head of the Serbian List party, and the Mayors of the four northern municipalities of Kosovo.

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Hungarian skydiving successes in Austria

11:57 August 29, 2022

The Parachute World Cup Series Austria – Thalgau 2022 is over. The national parachute team of the Hungarian Defence Forces has finished the competition with excellent results.