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Colonel Mihail Buclis

Commander Land Forces Command

Date of birth:

July 3, 1969

Place of birth:

Ciuciulea village, Glodeni district

Nationality:

Moldovan

EDUCATION:

1986 — 1991, Upper Military School of Tanks and Armored Vehicles, Kiev, Ukraine;

2000 — 2002, National Defense Academy “Carol I”, Bucharest, Romania;

2012, National Defense College, Bucharest, Romania (postgraduate security and defense studies, military-political level);

2012 — present, PhD studies at the University of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova.

COURSES:

— Mechanized Regiment Commander, 1999, National Defense Academy of Ukraine;

— Management of Shooting Drills at Military Units’ Training Centers, 2008, Camp Butner, USA.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1986 — 1991 — Upper Military School of Tanks and Armored Vehicles, Kiev, Ukraine;

1991 — 1992 — Deputy Commander, Tanks Company, Regiment 282 Tanks, Division 30 Tanks, Army 8 Tanks, Novograd-Volinskii city, Ukraine;

1992 — Chief of Military and Armored Vehicles Service, 3rd Peacekeeping Battalion, Cocieri village;

1992 — 1993 — Chief of Armored Vehicles Service, Motorized Infantry Battalion, 1st Motorized Infantry Brigade, Balti;

1993 — Commander of motorized infantry platoon, Motorized Infantry Battalion, 1st Motorized Infantry Brigade, Balti;

1993 — 1994 — Commander of motorized infantry company, Motorized Infantry Battalion, 1st Motorized Infantry Brigade, Balti;

1994 — 1995 — Deputy Chief of Staff, Motorized Infantry Battalion, 1st Motorized Infantry Brigade, Balti;

1995 — 1997 — Chief of Staff, Motorized Infantry Battalion, 1st Motorized Infantry Brigade, Balti;

1997 — 1998 — Commander of Motorized Infantry Battalion, 1st Motorized Infantry Brigade, Balti;

1998 — 2002 — Commander of Motorized Infantry Battalion, 3rd Motorized Infantry Brigade, Cahul;

2002 — Deputy Chief of Staff, Staff Operations Department, 1st Motorized Infantry Brigade, Balti;

2002 — 2007 — Chief of Staff — Deputy Commander, 1st Motorized Infantry Brigade, Balti;

2007 — 2010 — Commander of 2nd Motorized Infantry Brigade, Chisinaui;

2010 — 2011 — Commander (rector) Military Institute of Armed Forces “Alexandru cel Bun”, Chisinau;

2011 — 2015 — Commander (rector) Military Academy of Armed Forces “Alexandru cel Bun”, Chisinau;

2015 — present, Commander Land Forces Command — Deputy Chief of General Staff, Chisinau.

Foreign languages:

English, French, Russian

Marital Status:

Married, has two children

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