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Brigadier General Igor Gorgan

Chief of National Army General Staff, Commander of the National Army

Date of birth

August 2, 1969

Place of birth

Dubasari

Education

1987 — 1991 — Combined Arms Higher Military School, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
1995 — 2000 — Free International University of Moldova, International Law Department (jurist)
2001 — 2002 — United States Army Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, USA

2012-2014 — Free International University of Moldova, Master’s degree in International and Institutional Law

2013-2017 - Institute of Juridical and Political Research of Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Chisinau

Professional Experience

1991 — 1992 —Airborne company Deputy Commander, Airborne regiment, Airborne troops division, Bolgrad, Ukraine
1992 −1995 — Guard company Commander, 2nd Motorized Infantry Brigade “Stefan cel Mare”
1995 — 1998 — Chief of Staff - Deputy Commander, 2nd motorized infantry battalion, 2nd Motorized Infantry Brigade “Stefan cel Mare”
1998 −1999 — Main specialist, Mobilization department, Mobilization Directorate, National Army General Staff
1999 — Commander, 3rd motorized infantry battalion, 2nd Motorized Infantry Brigade “Stefan cel Mare”
1999 −2001 — Chief of Staff - Deputy Commander, 22nd Peacekeeping battalion “Blue Helmets”
2002 — 2004 — Deputy Commander, 2nd Motorized Infantry Brigade “Stefan cel Mare”
2003 — Staff officer, “North” Multinational Brigade, NATO-led international mission, Tuzla (SFOR), Bosnia and Herzegovina
2004 — 2005 — OSCE International peacekeeping mission for monitoring the border between Georgia and the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation
2005 — 2006 — Deputy Commander, 1st Motorized Infantry Brigade “Moldova”
2006 — Senior liaison officer, Multi-National Force – Iraq (MNF–I), CJ3 Prime Minister's National Operations Center (PMNOC), Bagdad, Iraq

2006 — 2007 — Deputy chief J7 Training Directorate – Chief of Planning, Training and Ensuring Department, National Army General Staff
2007 — 2009 — Chief J7 Training Directorate, National Army General Staff
2010 — 2013 — Associated expert, Foundation for Promotion of Reforms in Justice, Security and Defense (PRISA)
2013 - 2016 — Chief of National Army General Staff, National Army Commander

2016 – 2018 – at Minister of Defense’s command

2018 – 2019 - Chief of Strategic studies and defense security center, Military Academy of Armed Forces “Alexandru cel Bun”, Chisinau

2019, July - Chief of National Army General Staff, National Army Commander

Foreign languages

English, French, Georgian, Russian

Marital Status

Married, has two children

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