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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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Serbian and Hungarian Chiefs of Defence meet in Belgrade

10:53 November 4, 2021

Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces recently attended a two-day meeting of chiefs of defence in Serbia. During the discussions, besides the current security situation of the region, the two sides also talked about the Hungarian COMKFOR’s tasks, as well as the coronavirus pandemic and the migration crisis.

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Cooperation for the security of Europe

16:43 November 3, 2021

On 3 November, US Major General (Ret.) Barre R. Seguin, Director, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies paid a visit to Hungary. He met and held discussions with the leaders of the Ministry of Defence and the Hungarian Defence Forces Command.

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Monument in the “hell within hell”

14:07 November 3, 2021

“We must remember and remind to ensure that such horrors never occur again”, said Defence Minister Tibor Benkő at the inauguration of a WWI memorial site for Hungarian soldiers in Nova Gorica, Slovenia on 2 November.

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Defence Minister Tibor Benkő discusses regional security with his Slovenian counterpart

14:04 November 3, 2021

Hungarian Defence Minister Tibor Benkő and Slovenian Defence Minister Matej Tonin held a discussion in Ljubljana on Tuesday, 2 November.

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Defence Minister Tibor Benkő discusses regional security with his Slovenian counterpart

13:44 November 3, 2021

Hungarian Defence Minister Tibor Benkő and Slovenian Defence Minister Matej Tonin held a discussion in Ljubljana on Tuesday, 2 November.

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OPS seminar for Exercise Alligator Sword 2021

17:10 October 28, 2021

In the lead of the 1 German/Netherlands Corps (1GNC), the staff of Headquarters Multinational Division - Centre (HQ MND-C) took part in a two-day operations seminar to discuss the tasks related to exercise 'ALLIGATOR SWORD 2021' in Alba Regia barracks in Székesfehérvár during the last week of October.

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Cooperation strengthens between CEDC and Western Balkans countries

13:15 October 28, 2021

On 26 October, defence policy directors of the Central European Defence Cooperation (CEDC) and the countries of the Western Balkans met in Trakošćan, Croatia. Hungary was represented at the meeting by Dr. Gergely Németh, Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy of the Ministry of Defence.

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Work starts by following the paved path

13:02 October 28, 2021

Some weeks ago, Major General Ferenc Kajári took over the command of the Kosovo Force (KFOR), NATO’s largest and longest-running mission as the first Hungarian general. The recent period of time has been busy and full of content for the new commander.

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V4: Joint preparation, joint results

15:47 October 27, 2021

In the framework of the Hungarian V4 Presidency’s program, the V4 Planning Group held its regular meeting in Budapest on 26 October with the main aim of discussing the member countries’ current issues in the fields of defence policy and capability development, and of exploring opportunities for further cooperation.

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NATO Defence Ministers Meet in Brussels

07:20 October 24, 2021

The defence ministers of the NATO member states met on 21-22 October in Brussels. At the meeting, the ministers touched on topics such as the Alliance's deterrence and defence posture, and the situation in Afghanistan and Iraq. At a seminar prior to the NATO meetings, European Union defence ministers discussed the "Strategic Compass" process, which will determine the future of European defence. There was also a ministerial meeting of the member states of the German-led Framework Nation Concept.