Class of 2011 – Present

The following alumni have received a new assignment, been promoted, or changed position. If you have recently received a new assignment or know of a classmate who has, we would love to know about it.  Even if the information is old to you, it may still be new to us!  Please take a minute to give us an update.

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