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Tamás Vargha

21:15 May 24, 2022

Personal details:

Date of birth: 2 February 1959
Marital status: married, a father of four


1987 Loránd Eötvös University of Sciences, English language and literature, secondary school teacher

Professional experience:

2004–2009 János Kodolányi College, Székesfehérvár
1993–1999 Attila József Secondary School, Székesfehérvár
1991–2008 Syntax Language School, Székesfehérvár
1987–1993 Pál Vasvári Secondary School, Székesfehérvár


2010–2018 President, Fejér County Museum Association
1994 Founding member, Defence Forces and Society Friendship Circles
1991 Founding member, Hungarian War Grave Care Association

Political career:

2022– State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, Deputy Defence Minister
2022– Member of Parliament, Fejér County Electorate No. 1 (Székesfehérvár)
2018–2022 Member of Parliament, Fejér County Electorate No. 1 (Székesfehérvár)
2018–2020 Government commissioner for the House of Árpád Program
2018 Vice-Chairman, National Security Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly
2018–2022 State Secretary for Civil Intelligence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2016–2018 Ministerial commissioner for the tasks related to the arrangements for the House of Árpád Program and its implementation
2014–2018 Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Deputy Defence Minister
2014–2018 Member of Parliament, Fejér County Electorate No. 1 (Székesfehérvár)
2012–2014 Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Defence
2011–2012 Member of the Defence Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly
2010–2012 Chairman of Fejér County Public Assembly
2010–2012 Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly
2010–2014 Member of Parliament, Fejér County Electorate No. 2
2008–2010 Counselor in cultural, public and international relations for Székesfehérvár Town with County Rights
2006–2010 Representative of “Upper Town Fecskepart” quarter in the Public Assembly of Székesfehérvár Town with County Rights

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Budapest to Host the New World Athletics Ultimate Championship in 2026

15:47 June 4, 2024

Hungary will host the first World Athletics Ultimate Championship in September 2026, the top event in the season. Sebastian Coe, president of the World Athletics (WA), had a negotiation in person with Dr Ádám Schmidt, State Secretary for Sports of the Ministry of Defence, and they concluded an agreement on the World Athletics Ultimate Championship.

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Preparing for the world championship

11:25 June 4, 2024

Training jumps are already in progress for the 46th CISM World Military Parachuting Championship. The members of the five-strong Hungarian national military parachuting team are participating in training camps. The opening of the world championship to be organized in Hungary will be held in downtown Szolnok on 3 July.

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CBRN defence troops in live situation

11:17 June 4, 2024

The Serbian–Hungarian military exercise codenamed Purple Field 2024 was recently held in Krusevac, Serbia.

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Soldiers from Hódmezővásárhely in the Slovenian Mountains

16:17 June 3, 2024

The Hungarian Defence Forces were represented by the soldiers of the HDF 30th Mechanized Infantry Brigade at the Best Squad Competition, recently organized by the Slovenian Armed Forces.

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Overseas support for our reservists

16:14 June 3, 2024

On 30 May, Lieutenant General Attila Takács, Deputy Chief of General Staff for Territorial Defence received Assistant Adjutant General of the Ohio Army National Guard Brigadier General Matthew Scott Woodruff and the delegation headed by him on a courtesy visit.

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Hungarian Defence Forces further strengthened with Leopard tanks

16:08 June 3, 2024

The HDF 1st Armored Brigade recently received another two Leopard 2A7HU main battle tanks – announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky.


Strengthening Hungarian–Romanian cooperation – together in KFOR

15:24 May 31, 2024

General Gábor Böröndi PhD, Chief of HDF General Staff and General Gheorghiţă Vlad, Chief of Defence Staff, Romanian Armed Forces talked about current military issues during a bilateral discussion at their border meeting held in the barracks of the HDF 30th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Hódmezővásárhely on 30 May.


We, Hungarians Want Peace!

17:25 May 30, 2024

We are indebted to heroes, but this debt should not be paid for mainly by memorials but by protecting what they gave their lives for; a free Hungary deciding its own fate – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at the heroes’ plot 52 of the Fiumei Road Cemetery, Budapest on Sunday, 26 May.

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The Achievements of our Troops are Internationally Recognised

13:30 May 30, 2024

“It is no exaggeration to say that the crown of a military career is serving in foreign missions, where everybody goes with the most state-of-the-art equipment currently in service with the Hungarian Defence Forces, following the highest-level pre-deployment training” – said Major General Zoltán Schmidt, Deputy Chief of HDF General Staff for Economic Affairs in Pákozd on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on 29 May.


American–Hungarian cooperation

12:21 May 30, 2024

“The exchange of lessons learned and joint exercising are important, but the biggest target that we started out with is enhancing the partnerships, relationships and friendships” between Hungary and the USA – said Brigadier General Matthew S. Woodruff after seeing the 28 May closing exercise of Valiant Panther 2024. The reservists of the Ohio National Guard and those of the hosting Transdanubian territorial defence regiment recently held an exercise in Újdörögd.