Leadership


Director of the Defence Staff

Brigadier General Corneliu POSTU

 

 

 

Personal data:

Date of birth: February 21st, 1965
Place of birth: Roman, Neamț County
Nationality: Romanian
Civilian status: married, 3 children




Education and further development: 

2017 – Communication and Public Relations Course for commands and formation commanders, Information and Public Relations Directorate/MoND, Bucharest
2016 - Post–academic continuous development program in security and national defence “Security and efficient governing“ – National Defence College, Bucharest
2015 - Master in „Defence Diplomacy”, Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu
2015 – Introductory Course in Integrated Training Capabilities Curs, ACT (online)
2015 – Counterinsurgency Introductory Course, ACT (online)
2014 - Post-academic course in security and national defence – “Current issues in the field of national security, Bucharest
2011 - Defence Resource Management Post-academic course for leaders, DRESMARA, Brașov
2009 - 2010 – Turkish Language Course, Izmir, Turkey
2009 – Operational Planning Course TOPFAS, Izmir, Turkey
2008 – Command and Control Course, AC Command, IZMIR, Turkey
2007 – NATO Orientation Course, NDU, Bucharest
2004 – Further-development Course in the Training System, NDU, Bucharest
2004 - Joint-level Staff Officer Advanced Course, NATO/PfP Regional Training Center, Bucharest
2002 – Management, Marketing and Human Resources Post-academic Course, Politehnica University, Timișoara
2000 – English Language Course for Aviation and AD Officers, Air Force Academy, Brașov
1993-1995 - Academy of Higher Military Studies, AD Missiles, Bucharest
1991 – Russian Language Course, Air Force Academy, Brașov
1988 – Further-development course for radar unit commanders, Bucharest
1983-1986 – Artillery and Radar Active-duty Commissioned Officer School “Leontin Sălăjan“, Missiles and AD Branch, Brașov
1979-1983 - “Ștefan cel Mare” Military High-school, Câmpulung Moldovenesc



Professional experience: 

November 2017 – up to present - Director of Defence Staff
August 2017 - November 2017 – Acting Director of General Staff
July 2016 - August 2017 Deputy Director of General Staff
December 2014 - July 2016 – Chief of Secretariat Service, General Staff
June 2013 - 2014 – Acting Chief of Cabinet of the Chief of General Staff
2011 - 2013 – Chief of Documents Expertise and Personal Assistants Office, Cabinet of the Chief of General Staff
2010 - 2011 – Chief Current Operations Planning Office, Operational Command Center /General Staff
2007 - 2010 – Staff Officer (Aero-spatial operations)/Operational Analysis/ CC AIR HQ, Izmir, Turkey
2006 - 2007 – Chief of Simulated Exercise Office, Main Air Operational Command , Balotești
2005 - 2006 – Liaison Officer, Romanian-American Office for Defence Cooperation (ODC), Bucharest
2003 - 2006 –Training officer /Training Service/Air Force’s Staff
2003 – Commander of 210th Logistic Battalion /Air Force’s Staff
2002 - 2003 – 1st AD Missile Division, 17th SAM Regiment, Reșița
2002 – Chief of Staff/17th SAM Regiment, Reșița
1999 - 2002 – Commander of 3rd AD Missile Division, 17th SAM Regiment, Reșița
1996 - 1999 – Operations Officer, 12th AD Missile Regiment , Galați
1995 - 1996 – Chief of Staff of 1st Ad Missile Division/12th AD Missile Regiment, Galați
1993 - 1995 – Student at the Academy of Higher Military Studies, Bucharest
1990 - 1991 - Officer (and chief of Command Post), 2nd AD Missile Division/12th AD Missile Regiment , Galați
1987 - 1990 – Radar Battery Commander/2nd AD Missile Division /12th AD Missile Regiment, Galați
1986 - 1987 – Navigating Officer/2nd AD Missile Division /12th AD Missile Regiment, Galați



Distinctions and awards:

“Virtutea Militară” National Order in the rank of knight, with military mark
Alabama Commendation Medal
General Staff’s Emblem of Honor
Air Force’ s Emblem of Honor
Communications and Information Technology Emblem of Honor
Land Forces’ Emblem of Honor
Naval Forces’ Emblem of Honor
"În Serviciul Patriei" Honorary Sign for 25 years of military service
"În Serviciul Patriei" Honorary Sign for 20 years of military service
"În Serviciul Patriei" Honorary Sign for 15 years of military service 


Foreign  languages:

English, Italian - fluent
French, Turkish – beginners’ level

 


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