11:09 May 12, 2022
Hungarian soldiers played the main role at two transfer of authority ceremonies in Bosnia-Herzegovina on the same day. On 11 May in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, two Hungarians, a brigadier general and a colonel relinquished the chief of staff positions of both EUFOR and the local NATO Headquarters to another Hungarian brigadier general and colonel respectively. Also in attendance at the ceremonies were Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces and Dr. Gáspár Maróth, National Armament Director.
14:55 January 24, 2022
“The Hungarian people will preserve and cherish the soldiers’ memory forever”, said Defence Minister Tibor Benkő in Hejce on 19 January. Speaking at a military honors ceremony, the minister of defence of Hungary underlined that soldiers offer the noblest thing, their own lives for their nation, which is why we must think of them with pride.
13:20 December 15, 2021
On Tuesday, 14 December President of Hungary János Áder paid a visit to the Force Headquarters of EUFOR Operation Althea in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The head of state’s entourage included Defence Minister Dr. Tibor Benkő and Lieutenant General Dr. Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces, who also visited the Hungarian soldiers serving in a foreign mission during the holiday season.
13:33 December 14, 2021
On Monday, 13 December, lectures and a mutual exchange of ideas were organized on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Hungary–U.S. diplomatic relations at the Ludovika Campus of the National University of Public Service, Budapest. State Secretary for Defence István Szabó delivered a welcome speech at the ceremonial event.
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.
19:07 September 16, 2021
Lieutenant General Alfons Mai held an interactive lecture in the framework of an introductory visit at the Faculty of Military Science and Officer Training of the National University of Public Service on 15 September. The Chief of the German Army allowed a glimpse into the future of the Bundeswehr, the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany.
16:38 September 13, 2021
On Friday, 10 September the mortal remains of 22 Soviet soldiers fallen in Hungary were laid to eternal rest in the Fiumei Road Cemetery, Budapest. Speaking at the ceremony organized by the Embassy of the Russian Federation, Colonel Dr. József András Balogh, Cabinet Chief of the Ministry of Defence called attention to the importance of the war grave care work being done by the two countries.
19:01 July 21, 2021
On 19 July, a technical agreement on logistic support for the service members of UNFICYP in Cyprus was signed at a Hungarian–British defence policy meeting held in the MoD Institute and Museum of Military History.