Leadership


Deputy Chief of General Staff for Operations and Training

Major General Cristinel Cernea

 

Personal data:



Date of birth: July 26, 1959
Place of birth: Braşov, Braşov County
Nationality: Romanian
Civilian status: married, two children 

 


Education and further development:


2008 – English Language Course, Borden - Canada;
2008 – Post-academic Course in Strategic Leadership, “Carol I” National Defence University, Bucharest;
2005 – Course in Management and Defence Leadership in a Democratic Society, D.R.S.M.R.A Braşov;
2001 – Further-development Course in the command of the operative formations of the Land Forces, Academy for Advanced Military Studies, Bucharest;
1997 – French Language Course, Sibiu;
1991 - 1993 - Academy for Advanced Military Studies, Combined Arms Section, Bucharest;
1987 – Infantry Battalion Course, Făgăraş;
1985 - Infantry Company Course, Făgăraş;
1982 – Further-development Course for AD Machine Gun Platooon Leaders, Sibiu;
1981 – “Nicolae Bălcescu” Active-duty Commissioned Officer School, Infantry MOS;
1978 - “Dimitrie Cantemir” Military High-school, Breaza.

 


Experience:


since January 8, 2015- Deputy Chief of General for Operations and Training
2014 - 2015 – Chief of Resources, Land Forces Staff;
2013 – promoted to Brigadier General;
2010 - 2014 – Commander of 2 “Sarmizegetusa” Mountain Troop Brigade;
2010 – Commander of  the National Contingent and Deputy Commander for NATO Operations of “Combined Task Force Arrowhead”, Afghanistan theater of operations;
2008 - 2010 – Deputy Commander of 2 “Sarmizegetusa” Mountain Troop Brigade;
2004 - 2008 – Chief of Staff,  2 “Sarmizegetusa” Mountain Troop Brigade;
2002 - 2004 – Commander of 21 "General Leonard Mociulschi" Mountain Troop Battalion;
2001 - 2002 – Chief of Operations and Training, 2 “Sarmizegetusa” Mountain Troop Brigade;
1999 - 2001 – Chief Instructor, Basic Military Training Department, Air Force Academy;
1996 - 1999 – Chief of Staff,  21 "General Leonard Mociulschi" Mountain Troop Battalion;
1995 - 1996 Officer, Operations and Combat Training Office,  2 “Sarmizegetusa” Mountain Troop Brigade;
1994 - 1995 - Officer (in charge with psychological training and culture), 20 Mountain Troop Battalion;
1993 - 1994 - Officer (troop command automation) 22 “Cireşoaia” Mountain Troop Battalion;
1990 - 1991 – Chief of Reconnaissance, 20 Mountain Troop Battalion;
1990 – Officer, Intelligence Office, 20 Mountain Troop Battalion;
1981 - 1990 – Platoon Leader and Company Commander, 20 Mountain Troop Battalion.

 

 

Distinctions and awards:


"Virtutea Militară" Order in the rank of Officer;
"Participant la Misiuni în Străinătate" Insignia;
The Romanian Armed Forces Emblem of Honor;
The General Staff Emblem of Honor;
"Virtutea Militară" Order in the rank of Knight;
Land Forces Emblem of Honor.

 

 

Foreign languages:


English, French.


 

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