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A military ceremony was organized Thursday, April 8, 04 at the Navy Staff in the presence of the minister of National Defence Ioan Mircea Pascu and General Dr. Mihail Popescu, chief of the Romanian General Staff occasioned by the install in function of Rear-Admiral Prof. Dr. Gheorghe Marin. Rear-Admiral Marin was appointed by order of the minister of National Defence starting April 1, 04 and till than was the director of the General Staff.

By order of the minister of National Defence starting the same date Major General Mihail Orzeata was appointed the director of the General Staff and Flotilla Rear-Admiral Dr. Eugen Laurian was appointed as deputy director of the General Staff.

The MoND’s leaders congratulated Rear-Admiral Marin and wished him success and thanked Admiral Corneliu Rudencu, the former chief of Navy Staff for the entire activity within the Romanian Armed Forces for more then 40 years. “I sincerely thank Admiral for the special career in the Navy. I wish him health, happiness and good luck in his future activity” said General Popescu.
Minister of National Defence appreciated Admiral Rudencu’s contribution in Romania’s gain of the quality of a full member of NATO: “I wish to assure Admiral that we praise those who served the Romanian Armed Forces till the end of their career. You always be with us!”


Rear-Admiral Gheorghe Marin was born in January 1, 1952 in Negru Voda, Constanta County. He started the military career in 1974, graduated the Faculty of Navigation at the Institute of Navy “Mircea cel Batrin”. Graduated the Academy of High Military Studies (1980), the Academy of Economics (1987), “George C. Marshall” College (Germany) and the National College of Defence (Bucharest, 2000). In 2003 graduated the course for Generals and Admirals at NATO College, Rome (Italy) and since 1993 he is Ph.D. in military science.
Between 1974-99 was command and staff officer in Navy units and between 1999-03 was the commander of the Navy Academy “Mircea cel Batrin”. Since October 2003 was appointed director of the General Staff. Rear-Admiral Marin is married and has a daughter.


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