Class of 2006 – Class of 2010

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Class of 2006

Brig Gen Frederik Beltoja, Albania, CISA Class of 2006, was appointed Commander of Albanian Air Force and promoted to brigadier general

GEN Jaime Lasprilla, Colombia, NWC Class of 2006, was named Commander of the Colombian Army in February 2014

LTG Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmad, Pakistan, ICAF/ES class of 2006, serves as Chief of General Staff

BG (Ret.) Maroun E. Chebl, Lebanon, ICAF/ES Class of 2006, retired from service

LTC Ganney Dortch, Belize, CISA Class of 2006, serves as Military Attache to Guatemala

CDR Ahti Piirimagi, Finland, NWC Class of 2006, works for EADS

COL Jean-Baptiste Minjoulat-Rey, France, NWC Class of 2006, is working at Army Staff Paris (EMAT/CCB)

MG Samol Boguslaw, Poland, NWC Class of 2006, was appointed as Deputy Commander Multinational Corps in Szczecin

LtGen Gaolathe Galebotswe, Botswana, NWC Class of 2006, was promoted to lieutenant general and appointed as Commander, Botswana Defense Forces

BG Salim Mohammed Aljahdhami, Oman, NWC Class of 2006, was appointed as Director General of Human Resources

COL (R) Roberto Artiga Chica, El Salvador, ICAF Class of 2006, is now retired and working as the Director of the college of Higher Strategic Studies, El Salvador.  Signed an agreement with CHDS on 9 July 2012

BG Jaromir Zuna, Czech Republic, NWC Class of 2006, Joint Force Training Centre Chief of Staff

COL Daniel Vlase, Romania, CISA Class of 2006, Head of Ananlysis and Cooperation Group, General Directorate for the Prevention and Countering of Terrorism

COL Oleh Levchenko, Ukraine, ICAF Class of 2006, NADREP, First Secretary, Defense Section, Mission of Ukraine to NATO

COL (Ret) Mikko Myllykangas, Finland, ICAF Class of 2006, Senior Vice President/ Key Account Finland, Nammo

COL Mohamed Zouhir, Morocco, iCollege Class of 2006, Moroccan Air Force Headquaters Logistics

COL Karol Jurga, Slovakia, NWC Class of 2006, Deputy MILREP Military Committee EU

MajGen David Neasmith, Canada, NWC Class of 2006, DND/CF Deputy CIO/Canadian Forces J6

LTG Marciano Norman, Indonesia, NWC Class of 2006, was appointed to be the new Chief of the Indonesian Intelligence Agency .

Class of 2007

COL Javier Delgado, Colombia, CISA Class of 2007, serves as NCO Academy Superintendent

COL Peter Hubrecht, Belgium, NWC Class of 2007 serves as Defense attaché for China, Japan, Republic of Korea, and Mongolia, and liaison officer UNC MAC

Col Velin Stojanovski, Macedonia, NWC class of 2007, serves as Deputy Brigade Commander                                     

CAPT Jorge Sainz Mexico, CISA class of 2007, serves as Executive Flag Officer, 2nd Naval Region.

MG Inuwa Idris, Nigeria, NWC class of 2007, serves as Commandant, National Defense College

COL Daniel C. Sora, Romania, iCollege class of 2007, was promoted to colonel and serves as Advanced Instructor

COL Martin Stoklasa, Slovakia, NWC class of 2007, serves as Commander Training and Support Forces

BG Thomas Kaiser, Switzerland, NWC class of 2007, was promoted to brigadier general and serves as Commander of Logistics Brigade

COL (Ret.) Marat Bekbenbetov, Kazakhstan, ICAF/ES Class of 2007, works in the investment business.

MG Mohammad Farghal, Jordan, ICAF/ES Class of 2007, was appointed Director General, Center for Strategic Studies, Jordan Armed Forces, after serving as JAF’s Chief of Staff, Personnel

MG Gianpaolo Minscalco, Italy, NWC Class of 2007, was promoted to major general and serves as Assistant to the Chief of the Italian Air Force

RADM Bruno Demeocq, France, NWC Class of 2007, is Deputy Commander Surface Fleet with responsibility for Atlantic

Col Senad Kljajić, Bosnia-Herzegovina, ICAF/ES Class of 2007, retired from the service

MG Fadel Al Garni, Saudi Arabia, ICAF Class of 2007, serves as the Ops Assistant Chief of Saudi Air Force

COL Ihor Kosiak, Ukraine, ICAF/ES Class of 2007, serves as Chief of Territorial Defense Directorate of Main Operational Department of General Staff

LTG Subekti, Indonesia, NWC Class of 2007, serves as President of Indonesian National Defense University

COL Valentin Tzvetanov, Bulgaria, NWC Class of 2007, was selected as Head of Exercise and Training Department, Bulgarian Ministry of Defense

CAPT (Ret.) Gord Peskett, Canada, NWC Class of 2007, retired from active duty after serving as Senior International Liaison officer at CENTCOM

BG Bojan Pograjc, Slovenia, NWC Class of 2007 is now DCOM NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR)

B GEN Belgacem M’Farrej, Tunisia, NWC Class of 2007, is now Director of Department of Human Resources and Education

BG Ahmed Alfahdi, Oman, NWC Class of 2007, was promoted to one-star and works as an Instructor at National Defense College

Mr. Wibawanto Nugroho, Indonesia, CISA Class of 2007, is studying at George Mason University Public Policy School as a Ph.D. Candidate.

MajGen Janusz Bojarski, Poland, ICAF Class of 2007, Polish Military Representative to NATO And EU

Mr. Wibawanto Nugroho, Indonesia, CISA Class of 2007, currently Fulbright Presidential Scholar working on a PhD in National Security Policy at George Mason School of Public Policy, Arlington, VA.

COL (Ret.) Julio E. Soto, Chile, ICAF Class of 2007, Chief of the Postgraduate Department at the National Academy of Political and Strategic Studies (ANEPE)

COL Ioan Florentin Buhos, Romania, ICAF Class of 2007, Army Regiment Commander

COL Vasil Sabinski, Bulgaria, iCollege Class of 2007, Chief of Policy& Requirements Branch at EEAS, European Union Military Staff, CIS Directorate

COL Iavor Mateev, Bulgaria, CISA Class of 2007, Chief of Joint Training and Facilities, Bulgarian MOD

Captain Dariusz Wichniarek, Poland, CISA Class of 2007, Commander of the Naval SOF Unit

COL Olaf Von Roeder, Germany, NWC Class of 2007, Federal German Ministry of Defence

COL Wolfgang Pusztai, Austria, NWC Class of 2007, Defense Attache

CAPT Sanit Mothina, Thailand, NWC Class of 2007, Royal Thai Navy

BG Mehmet DISLI, Turkey, NWC Class of 2007, was promoted to brigadier general and is serving in a command post in Istanbul.

Class of 2008

ADM Hernando Wills, Colombia, CISA Class of 2008, was selected as Chief of Colombian Navy

BG Mike Redmond, United Kingdom, NWC class of 2008 was promoted to brigadier general and serves as Director Strategic Targeting and Influence Integration – HQ ISAF

LTG Syed Wajid Hussain, Pakistan, NWC class of 2008, was promoted to Lieutenant General and serves as a Chairman of Heavy Industries

BG Salman Al Khalifa, Bahrain, NWC Class of 2008, serves as Commander, 6th Mechanized, Infantry Regiment

COL Kerry Horlock, Canada, NWC Class of 2008, is Commander 4th Canadian Division Support

RADM Juan Calderon, El Salvador, ICAF Class of 2008, was selected as Deputy Chief of the Armed Force’s Joint Staff

COL (Ret.) Miroslav Cicman, Slovakia, ICAF/ES Class of 2008, retired from service and now serves as Chief of standardization and directives board /J7

LTG Pawan Pande, Nepal, NWC Class of 2008, was promoted to Lieutenant General and serves as Director General of Military Operations

CAPT Leonardo da Silva Mattos, Brazil, iCollege Class of 2008 is serving as Brazilian Navy Chief Information Officer

RADM Adam Grunsell, Australia, ICAF/ES Class of 2008 was promoted to Rear Admiral

B GEN Hassine Fraj, Tunisia, NWC Class of 2008, was selected as Director of Euro-Maghreb center for Strategic Study and Research

COL Oleg Essenov, Kazakhstan, NWC Class of 2008, is now Chief of NATO’s PRP Center

First Marshal Mohamad Safi’i¸ Indonesia, NWC Class of 2008, is serving as Vice Assistant of Air Force Planning

Col Vincent Cousin, France, NWC Class of 2008, is currently working in Joint Staff Paris (EMA)

COL Chun-Chao Ma, Taiwan, ICAF Class of 2008, is now the G3 Director ROCMC

Mr. Nodar Kharshiladze, Georgia, CISA Class of 2008, was appointed as Deputy Interior Minister for Georgia

VADM Carlos I. Velazques Tiscareño, Mexico, ICAF Class of 2008, retired with rank of Vice Admiral

MG Jiri Baloun, Czech Republic, NWC Class of 2008, CZ MILREP to NATO and EU

COL Slobodan Joksimovic, Serbia, CISA Class of 2008, Director, Advanced Security and Defense Course, Serbia

LTC Abu Hena Mostafa, Bangladesh, CISA Class of 2008, Infantry 05 East Bengal

BrigGen Chris Jemitola, Nigeria, NWC Class of 2008, Defense Attache of Nigeria to Brazil

COL (Ret) Ounnas Djelloul, Algeria, NWC Class of 2008, Security Agency

MG Jiri Baloun, Czech Republic, NWC Class of 2008, promoted to MG and is serving as MILREP to NATO

Brig Devendra Pandey, India, NWC class of 2008 was selected for brigadier general.

BG Ousmane Kane, Senegal, NWC 2008, was promoted to General.

Class of 2009

VADM Ryszard Demczuk, Poland, ICAF/ES Class of 2009, was appointed Inspector of the Polish Navy

MG (Ret.) Michael Atherly, Guyana, ICAF/ES Class of 2009, serves as Border and Hinterland Security Coordinator

COMM Sharad Kumar Chauhan, India, CISA Class of 2009, was promoted to commodore and serves as Fleet Operations Officer of the Western Fleet

BG Claude El Hayek, Lebanon, NWC Class of 2009, serves as Deputy Commander, Fouad Shehab Command and Staff College

BG Bruce Lovell, Guyana, ICAF/ES Class of 2009, was appointed Military Attaché to Brazil and promoted to brigadier general.

COL Predrag Bandic, Serbia, NWC class of 2009, serves as Commander Aviation Brigade

COL Edgar Gonzales, Philippines, ICAF/ES class of 2009 serves as Brigade Commander, 1st Mechanized Infantry Division, Philippine Army

BG Saleh Bala, Nigeria, NWC class of 2009, has retired from service

COL (Ret.) William Saul Hernandez, El Salvador, ICAF 2009, is now retired and living in California, USA

BG Michael Beary, Ireland, NWC Class of 2009, was promoted to brigadier general and selected as Commander of 2nd Brigade, Northern part of Ireland

MG Dobran Bozic, Slovenia, NWC Class of 2009, was promoted to major general

LTC Jose Manuel Castillo, Mexico, CISA Class of 2009, serves in the Inter-American Defense College at Ft. McNair

AVM Syed Azhar Hassan, Pakistan, NWC Class of 2009, was promoted to Air Vice Marshall and serves as ACAS for Safety of Pakistan Air Force

COL Kahled Kanaan, Lebanon, CISA Class of 2009, serves as Executive Officer of Anti-Armor Regiment, G2 1st Armor Regiment

RADM Dharmendra Wettewa, Sri Lanka, CISA Class of 2009, was promoted to Rear Admiral.

COL Josef Kopecky, Czech Republic, NWC Class of 2009, was assigned as Assistant Defense Attaché at Washington D.C. embassy

Col Khalaf Al-Qubaisi, UAE, NWC Class of 2009, works as Manager of Office of the Chief of Staff (UAE)

BG Micky Edelstein, Israel, ICAF Class of 2009, was appointed as IDF Gaza Division Commander

Air Cdre Syed Azhar Hassan, Pakistan, NWC Class of 2009, is now Base Commander, PAF Mushaf, Pakistan

Colonel Ali Aden Houmed, Djibouti, ICAF Class of 2009 is now African Union, AMISOM, PIO, Force Spokesperson

BG Khamis Al-Alawi, Oman, NWC Class of 2009, was promoted to one-star and works in the Royal Army of Oman Headquarters

COL Ahmad Afandi bin Shuib, Malaysia, ICAF Class of 2009, was promoted to colonel.

COL Carlos Gustavo Rinaldi, Argentina, NWC Class of 2009, works in the Argentine Air Force Deputy Intelligence.

COL Sasa Stefanovic, Serbia, CISA Class of 2009, Chief of Planning Department CJ-5

BG Fernando Pineda, Colombia, NWC Class of 2009, National Army Training Center Commander

COL Dzemal Masinovic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, NWC Class of 2009, Chief, Strategy and Plans Department, J-5, Joint Staff, AF Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mr. Shaida Mohammad Abdali, Afghanistan, CISA Class of 2009, was appointed Afghan Ambassador to India

LTC (Ret.) Emilia Kamarudin, Malaysia, CISA Class of 2009, retired from military service and began working for Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia

COL Agim Bezhani, Albania, CISA Class of 2009, J-2 Director, General Staff

BG Alkis Stefanis, Greece, NWC Class of 2009, XXIII Armored Brigate, Hellenic Army, Commadant

COL Altan Oztas, Turkey, CISA Class of 2009, Director of NATO Center of Excellent Defence Against Terrorism

COL Kay Brinkmann, Germany, NWC Class of 2009, MoD Branch Chief Military Politico Affairs and Joint Operations Europe/Eurasia

LTC Ivica Ampov, Macedonia, CISA Class of 2009, Chief, J2, Army General Staff

BG Tayel Dalabeeh, Jordan, ICAF Class of 2009, was appointed as Abidjan Sector Commander in the UN Mission in Cote d’Iviore

LTC Minulyo Suprapto, Indonesia, CISA Class of 2009, Indonesia Armed Forces General Information Service

Col Rumen Russinov, Bulgaria, iCollege Class of 2009, Chief Operation Planning Section in J6

COL Mohammad Najib Aman, Afghanistan, NWC Class of 2009, Aide to the Afgan Chief of General Staff

BGen Stefano Salamida, Italy, ICAF Class of 2009, Chief 6th Dept (Economic and Finance) Italian Air Staff

MG Alkiviadis Stefanis, Greece, NWC Class of 2009, Director of Defense Planningn & Programming Division

COL Stayko Prokopiev, Bulgaria, NWC Class of 2009, Defence Counsellor, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the European Union

Brigadier General Victor Rana, Nepal, NWC Class of 2009, was promoted to Major General and assumed command of an Infantry Division.

BG Witjaksono, Indonesia, NWC Class of 2009, is serving as Defense Attaché  to the United States.

Class of 2010

COL Borislav Sertov, Bulgaria, CISA Class of 2010, was appointed Director of Military Police Service

COL Salvator Siyabo, Burundi, CISA Class of 2010 serves as Chief Logistics Officer for Eastern Africa Standby Force

LTC Mohamed Barkat, Djibouti, ICAF/ES Class of 2010, works as a Liaison Officer for EASFCOM (Eastern Africa Standby Force Coordination Mechanism) at the African Union

COL Andrew Dennis, United Kingdom, NWC 2010, serves as Assistant Head Military Strategic Plans Ministry of Defence

LTC Dragan Galic, Serbia, NWC class of 2010, was promoted to colonel and serves as Head of Division

COL Karmin Suharna, Indonesia, CISA Class of 2010, serves as Commander of the Indonesian Contingent in UNIFIL Mission

BG Miha Skerbinc, Slovenia, ICAF Class of 2010, was promoted to brigadier general

RADM David Yang, Taiwan, NWC Class of 2010, was selected as Commander of 192 Flotilla Republic of China Navy

BG Abdulrahman Alnoaimi, Bahrain, NWC Class of 2010, was promoted to brigadier general

Mr. Chen-Tung Ko, Taiwan, CISA Class of 2010, serves in the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, San Francisco

Col Stephane Pierre, Belgium, NWC Class of 2010, serves in the Belgian Defence Strategy Department

CDRE Shahid Habib, Pakistan, ICAF Class of 2010, is now working at ISI HQs, Islamabad

COL (Ret.) Hans Ilis-Alm, Sweden, NWC Class of 2010, retired from service and is now Head of Unit, Concepts Branch, European External Action Service

COL Paul Ndiaye, Senegal, CISA Class of 2010, is now Chief G-3 Armed Forces HQ

LTC Juan Guzman, El Salvador, ICAF Class of 2010 is now Field Artillery Battalion Commander

BG M. Mohsen Sultani, Afghanistan, NWC Class of 2010, is now Deputy Commandant of Education Department

COL Juozas Kacergius, Lithuania, ICAF Class of 2010 is now the Defense Attaché for Lithuanian in Washington D.C.

LTC Khondoker Farid Hassan, Bangladesh, CISA Class of 2010, works in Military Intelligence Directorate, Army Headquarters

RADM Aris Abdullah, Malaysia, ICAF Class of 2010, was promoted to admiral and selected as Commandant of Armed Forces Defence College

LTC Maciek Kitlinski, Poland, CISA Class of 2010, was appointed Director of Logistics NATO Special Operations HQ at SHAPE Belgium.

CAPT Adrian Iordache, Romania, NWC Class of 2010, Deputy Commanding Officer Of Flotila Fregate

COL Dimche Bukreski, Macedonia, CISA Class of 2010, Head of Section, Defense Resource Management, Policy Planning Ministry, MOD

Cdre Mufutau Adeoye, Nigeria, NWC Class of 2010, Commandant Nigerian Navy Professional School NNS QUORRA

BrigGen Antonio Conserva, Italy, NWC Class of 2010, Deputy Chief Financial and Economic Division of the Air Force General Staff

Lieutenant Colonel Stoyan Uzunov, Bulgaria, CISA Class of 2010, Chief of Section, Military Intelligence Drectorate

LTC Fatmir Neziraj, Albania, CISA Class of 2010, Deputy CHOD Chief of Office

Capt Fatos Makolli, Kosovo, CISA Class of 2010, Director of Counterterrorism Directorate, Kosovo Police

Cdre Kamel Akrout, Tunisia, CISA Class of 2010, Head, Central Intelligence and Security Directorate

RADM Fahad Alghofaily, Saudi Arabia, NWC Class of 2010, was promoted to rear admiral

Capt Luan Keka, Kosovo, CISA Class of 2010, Chief of Investigation, Coutner Terrorism Directorate, General Police Headquater – Prishtina

COL Jerzy Gut, Poland, ICAF Class of 2010, Deputy Commander – Chief of Staff of PL SOFCOM

LTC Maciej Kitlinski, Poland, CISA Class of 2010, Chief of Special OPs Combat Support Branch, Polsof

Mr. Taner Ciftci, Turkey, CISA Class of 2010, Head of Riot Control Police

LTC Lim Kiat Choy, Malaysia, CISA Class of 2010, Army Field Command HQ

LTC Cheng- Lun Chen, Taiwan, iCollege Class of 2010, Director of Operationsn Management, 202nd Arsenal

COL Vaclav Zid, Czech Republic, iCollege Class of 2010, Director of ICT Department/Office for Foreign Relations and Information

COL Chun Do Kim, Korea, iCollege, Class of 2010, Head of Military Support Team

BG Hamad Al Neyadi, United Arab Emirates, ICAF Class of 2010, Commander of Electronic Warfare

COL (Ret) Jan Vagner, Slovakia, NWC Class of 2010, Retired

COL Dave Anderson, Canada, NWC Class of 2010, was appointed as Commander 1st Canadian Mechanised Brigade Group

Col Mohammed Al Joumari, Yemen, ICAF Class of 2010, Military Advisor in the Yemen Mission to the United States, New York

Mr. Michael Salzmann, Germany, ICAF Class of 2010, Compliance Officer of the Rheinmetall AG

COL Raul Tangco, Philippines, ICAF Class of 2010, Dean of Academics of the Philippine Military Academy

Mr. Mikk Marran, Estonia, ICAF Class of 2010, is serving as Permanent Secretary of Defense for Estonian Armed Forces

CAPT Oystein Wemberg, Norway, NWC Class of 2010, was selected as Defense Attaché to the United Kingdom beginning summer 2012.