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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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British delegation visits HDF Transformation Command

14:21 July 19, 2022

Heading a delegation of 40 experts, Brigadier Matthew Cansdale, British Army, Head of Future Force Development – Army Futures Department recently visited the HDF Transformation Command as part of the study trip Urban Griffin – Battlefield Study Budapest.

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Fairford: Hungarian success again!

13:10 July 18, 2022

Organized again after a two-year break at RAF Fairford, South England, the Royal International Air Tattoo 2022 (RIAT) military air show has delighted us with another Hungarian success. On 17 July, Captain Dávid Szentendrei, a pilot from the “Puma” Tactical Squadron of the HDF 59th Dezső Szentgyörgyi Air Base won the prestigious award for the Best Solo Jet Demonstration.

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Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces attends military parade in Paris

09:07 July 15, 2022

On 14 July, Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, the commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces attended the military parade organized to mark Bastille Day in Paris. He was received by French Chief of Defence General Thierry Burkhard.

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Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces attends military parade in Paris

09:05 July 15, 2022

On 14 July, Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, the commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces attended the military parade organized to mark Bastille Day in Paris. He was received by French Chief of Defence General Thierry Burkhard.

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Meeting of Defence Policy Directors in Prague

15:21 July 11, 2022

The Defence Policy Directors of the European Union recently held an informal meeting in Prague to discuss those security challenges and defence issues which the EU must address as soon as possible.

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Germany is a major ally and strategic partner

10:37 June 29, 2022

“Germany is a major ally and strategic partner of Hungary in the development of the armed forces and in defence policy as well”, pointed out Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, after holding a discussion with German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht in Berlin on Tuesday, 28 June.

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Deputy Inspector General of Bundeswehr visits Hungary

16:02 June 28, 2022

Lieutenant General Markus Laubenthal, Deputy Inspector General of the Bundeswehr paid a visit to Hungary, during which, among others, he met with Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces, Dr. Gáspár Maróth, MoD State Secretary for Defence Policy and Development and Lieutenant General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces. Following the discussions in Budapest, on Monday, 27 June the deputy inspector general went to visit the HDF 5th Bocskai István Infantry Brigade in Debrecen.

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Deputy Inspector General of Bundeswehr visits Hungary

15:55 June 28, 2022

Lieutenant General Markus Laubenthal, Deputy Inspector General of the Bundeswehr paid a visit to Hungary, during which, among others, he met with Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces, Dr. Gáspár Maróth, MoD State Secretary for Defence Policy and Development and Lieutenant General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces. Following the discussions in Budapest, on Monday, 27 June the deputy inspector general went to visit the HDF 5th Bocskai István Infantry Brigade in Debrecen.

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Vietnamese delegation visits Ministry of Defence

08:10 June 28, 2022

On Monday, 27 June a delegation from the Ministry of National Defence of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam paid a visit to the Balaton Street building of the Ministry of Defence in Budapest.

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Vietnamese delegation visits Ministry of Defence

08:06 June 28, 2022

On Monday, 27 June a delegation from the Ministry of National Defence of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam paid a visit to the Balaton Street building of the Ministry of Defence in Budapest.