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Class of 2011
COL Raed Al Bdour, Jordan, CISA Class of 2011, serves in the special operations command.
LTC Walid Merheb, Lebanon, CISA Class of 2011, was promoted to lieutenant colonel
COL Danilo Djekic, Serbia, CISA class of 2011, serves as Head of Division Joint Operational Command
COL Boban Randjelovic, Serbia, NWC class of 2011, serves as Head of Division Military Intelligence Agency
LTC Szmuck Tiberiu, Romania, JFSC class of 2011, was promoted to lieutenant colonel and serves as Staff officer /General Staff/ Romanian MoD
COL Ryszard Wasilewski, Poland, CISA class of 2011, retired in 2013 and now is Head of Military Affairs Office at HQ of Polish National Railway J.S.C
LTC Cabrejos Jose, Peru, JFSC class of 2011, serves as Chief Staff 31st Infantry Brigade
Former Major Christopher I. Choong, Malaysia, CISA class of 2011, was promoted to lieutenant colonel and serves as Staff Officer Training, Army HQ
COL Kaiss Djenidi, Algeria, NWC Class of 2011, was selected as Defense, Military & Naval Attaché in Washington D.C.
LTC Couto Andrelucio Ricardo, Brazil, JFSC Class of 2011, serves as an Instructor at Command and Staff College of the Army, Rio de Janeiro
COL Mijo Validzic, Croatia, CISA Class of 2011, was promoted to colonel and serves as MP Regiment Commander
COL Trond Lundberg, Norway, ICAF/ES Class of 2011, serves as Deputy Assistant Director General of Royal Norwegian Ministry of Defence
COL Jorge Bernal Camey Colon, Guatemala, CISA Class of 2011, serves as Assistant Defense Attache in Washington, D.C.
RADM Youngsuk Kim, Korea, NWC Class of 2011, was promoted to rear admiral and serves as Chief of Military Coordination Division in JCS
LTC Ceban Roman, Moldova, JFSC Class of 2011 was selected as Commanding Officer of Army 22nd PK Battalion
MG Himalaya Thapa, Nepal, NWC Class of 2011, was promoted to Major General
Mr. Guido Hoffmann, Germany, ICAF Class of 2011 was selected as Vice President, Head of Bid Management, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH
BG Milan Schulc, Czech Republic, NWC Class of 2011, was promoted to brigadier general
BG Irwansyah, Indonesia, NWC Class of 2011, was promoted to brigadier general
Air Cdre Tariq Nazir, Pakistan, ICAF Class of 2011, is now Base Commander, PAF Korangi, Karaghi
COL Santosh Dhakal, Nepal, CISA Class of 2011, was promoted to Colonel and continues to serve as Senior Instructor, Army Command and Staff College
BG Andis Dilans, Latvia, NWC Class of 2011 was selected as Latvian Military Representative to NATO/Brussels beginning January 2013
BG Sandor Vass, Hungary, NWC Class of 2011, was promoted to one-star
ACdre Yusuf Isah, Nigeria, ICAF Class of 2011, National Defense College, Abuja, Nigeria as a Faculty Member and Directing Staff
BG Ahmed Khalifa, Egypt, NWC Class of 2011, was promoted to one-star and works as Chief of Armament branch in Artillery
BG Charles Nkele, Botswana, NWC Class of 2011, was promoted to one-star
Col Sabit Kakimov, Kazakhstan, ICAF Class of 2011, is now the Senior Representative of the Kaz Armed Forces in US CENTCOM as well as Action Officer of the Combined Planning Group of CCJ5.
Cdre Tony Partridge, Australia, ICAF Class of 2011 was promoted to commodore and appointed as Commodore Support in Fleet HQ, Sydney.
Col Arthur Lopes, Brazil, ICAF Class of 2011, Advisor to the Office of the Commander of the Army
Col Philippe Adam, France, NWC Class of 2011, Air & missile Defence Branch, NATO International Military Staff, Brussels
Col Andreas Delp, Germany, NWC Class of 2011, Branch Chief Military Partnerships and Cooperation, German Military Representative to NATO and EU Military Committee
Col Wojciech Ozga, Poland, ICAF Class of 2011, Chief, Development Plans Division – A5, PLAF HQ
COL Ryszard Wasilewski, Poland, CISA Class of 2011, Chief J3 POLSOCOM
COL Slavomir Staviarský, Slovakia, NWC Class of 2011, Deputy Chief Operational Planning Branch, OPS Division, General Staff
ACdre Witharanage Leonard Raj Priyantha Rodrigo, Sri Lanka, CISA Class of 2011, Air Force Headquarters in special projects, instructor for combat and regiment officers in AF, and Manager for the Sri Lanka Rugby team
CDR Hamid Bin Mohd Amin, Malaysia, CISA Class of 2011, Senior Assistant Director of Maritime Enforcement, Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency
Col Samto Hadi Isnanto, Indonesia, CISA Class of 2011, Assistance to the Director of Administration and Planning, Indonesian Armed Forces Intelligence Agency
BG Roberto Boi, Italy, ICAF Class of 2011, Financial Department Chief (Economic and Financial), Italian Air Staff
COL Piotr Zurawski, Poland, ICAF Class of 2011, Chief, Land Forces Development Div (G-5) PL ARMY COMMAND
COL Mojca Pesec, Slovenia, NWC Class of 2011, Commandant, Officer Candidate School of Slovenian Armed Forces
COL Slavomir Staviarsky, Slovakia, NWC Class of 2011, Deputy Branch Chief of J3, Operaitions/SVK GS
COL Dorigotov Enkhbaatar, Mongolia, ICAF Class of 2011, CO Unit 119 MAF
CAPT Dorne Tipnant, Thailand, CISA Class of 2011, is now Acting Director of Operations for Royal Thai Fleet.
RADM Mohamed Sane, Senegal, NWC Class of 2011, was names Deputy Chief of Senegalese Armed Forces
Class of 2012
CDR Andreas Baur , Germany, JFSC Class of 2012, is a student at Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey.
CAPT Ciganda Gonzalo, Uruguay, JFSC Class of 2012, serves as Naval Aviation Commander
LTC Igor Barisic, Serbia, CISA class of 2012, serves as Faculty at Serbian National Defense College
LTC Pavle Varga, Serbia, NWC class of 2012, was promoted to colonel and serves as Vice Director Simulation Training Center, Faculty at Serbian Military Academy
MAJ Zuk Piotr, Poland, JFSC class of 2012, serves as Officer HCOE
LTC Adil Ashrsaf Naveed, Pakistan , CISA class of 2012, was promoted to colonel and is a student at National Defense University Islamabad
LTC Kashif Ashfaq, Pakistan, iCollege class of 2012, was promoted to lieutenant colonel
Captain Dean James McDougall, New Zealand, ICAF/ES class of 2012, was promoted to Commodore (CDRE) and serves as Deputy Chief of Navy
CAPT Martin Enrique Barney Montalvo, Mexico, CISA class of 2012, was promoted to Captain and serves as CESNAV
CDR Francisco Salmeron, Mexico, JFSC class of 2012, serves in the Research and Development Institute
LTC Sergiu Casapciuc, Moldova, JFSC, serves as Head (acting) Defense Policy Branch, DP&PD, MoD
LTC Nassar Tarek, Egypt, JFSC Class of 2012, serves as National Liaison Officer to U.S. CENTCOM
CDR Gutierrez Sabastian, Chile, JFSC Class of 2012, serves as FLO Fleet Forces command
Col (Ret.) Mirtemir Misirov, Kyrgyzstan, ICAF/ES Class of 2012 retired from service
Col Aman Akhmetzhanov, Kazakhstan, ICAF/ES Class of 2012, was promoted to colonel and serves in Strategic Planning of General Staff
COL Jasmin Cajic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, NWC Class of 2012 was selected as PSOTC Commandant
LTC Youssef Haddad, Lebanon, CISA Class of 2012, serves as Commander of 101st Bn, 10th Brigade
LTC Mentor Shabani, Kosovo, CISA Class of 2012, serves as Regional Director of Border Police
GpCAPT (Ret.) Reg Carruthers, Australia, NWC Class of 2012 retired from the Air force and serves as Director of the Woomera Test Range
BG Rogastian Laswai, Tanzania, ICAF Class of 2012, was promoted to BG and serves as Senior DS, Naval Defense College, Tanzania.
COL Aziz Rahal, Algeria, NWC Class of 2012, is now working in Oran , about 400 km from the capital as head of Algerian Navy shipyard. His wife, Houria, leads a private elementary school.
B Gen Stefano Cont, Italy, NWC Class of 2012, will begin work as Chief of the Pol-Mil Office in the Cabinet of the Ministry of Defense in January 2013
Col Bernhard Altersberger, Germany, NWC Class of 2012, works in the strategy and international security and policy branch at Armed Forces Command and Staff College.
Col Abdulganiyu Olabisi, Nigeria, ICAF Class of 2012, serves in the Nigerian Air Force Headquarter Abuja as deputy director.
CAPT Young Un Lee, Korea, ICAF Class of 2012, serves as chief of staff in 2012 Cruise Training Task Group with midshipmen in Korea Naval Academy.
Class of 2013
BG Cheikh Gueye, Senegal, CISA Class of 2013, was promoted to BG and appointed as Chief of Senegalese Army
CDR Reynaldo Espinosa Heidmann, Colombia, CISA Class of 2013, works as Director of Institutional Projects
Mr. Andres Vosman, Estonia, NWC Class of 2013, serves as Director of Policy Planning for Estonian MoD
COL Wolfgang Wien, Germany, NWC Class of 2013, was selected as Dean and Chief of Staff at the German Federal Academy for Strategic Policy
Lt Col Thomas Ng’ang’a, Kenya, CISA Class of 2013, serves in Logistics Navy Headquarters
COL Rene Baumann, Switzerland, NWC class of 2013, serves as Chief of Recruitment
BG Nirmal Dharmaratne, Sri Lanka, ICAF/ES class of 2013, serves as GOC – 12 Division
COL Jess Estoesta, Philippines, CISA class of 2013, serves as Deputy Senior Military Assistant to the undersecretary for Defense Affairs, Department of National Defense.
COL Fawad Ahmad, Pakistan, AMP class of 2013, serves as Deputy Director Operations C4I Directorate, GHQ
COL Ignatius Enyeribe Nwogu, Nigeria, CISA class of 2013, serves as Chief of staff, 47 Division Engineers, HQ 7 division, Maiduguri, Borno-State, NE Nigeria
BG Purna Silawal, Nepal, NWC Class of 2013 serves as Chief Instructor/Deputy Commandant, Army Command and Staff College
COL Peter Zakrajšek, Slovenia, NWC Class of 2013, was selected as National Military Representative at SHAPE
Brig Gen Francesco Presicce, Italy, ICAF/ES Class of 2013 serves in General Planning and Budgeting of the Minister of Defense
LTC Abidin Abd Hamid, Brunei, NWC Class of 2013, serves as Head of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Inspectorate Unit, RBAF Commander’s Office