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Jiří Baloun

Czech Republic

LTG Jiří Baloun Ph.D., MSc.


Future Forces Forum Future Forces Exhibition 2016 Logistics Capability Workshop (LCWS) 2016

First Deputy Chief of the General Staff
Ministry of Defence - General Staff


Presentation

Welcome Speech


Curriculum Vitae

Education:

  • 1975 - 1979
    Military High School of Jan Zizka at Opava
  • 1979 - 1983
    Military Technical College, Command-signals Speciality at Liptovsky Mikulas
  • 1989 - 1992
    Military Academy in Brno, postgraduate study, Command-staff-signals Speciality
  • 1992 - 1999
    Military Academy in Brno, external doctorate study, Theory of the State Defence and Management Theory
  • 2007 - 2008
    National War College, Washington, USA, National Security Strategy Program

Foreign Languages:

  • English

Service Experience:

  • 1983 - 1984
    Radio Relay platoon commander
  • 1984 - 1989
    Radio Relay company commander
  • 1992 - 1993
    Deputy Commander, Centre for Operational-technical Service
  • 1993 - 1995
    Chief Senior Officer, the Signal Corps Branch, General Staff of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • 1995
    Chief Senior Officer - Specialist, the Signal Corps Branch, General Staff of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • 1995 - 1998
    Chief Senior Officer - Deputy Chief, Section for Development of Command and Control, General Staff of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • 1998 - 2001
    Senior Liaison Officer, the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic Military Representation at NATO and WEU
  • 2001
    Chief of Section - Deputy Chief, Branch for Development of Command and Control, Command and Control Division, General Staff of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • 2001 - 2003
    Chief, Communication and Information Systems Agency
  • 2003 - 2004
    Chief, Command and Control Division, MoD Security Director
  • 2004 - 2007
    Director, Communication and Information Systems Division and Chief of the Signal Corps of ACR
  • 13 June 2008 - 31 July 2011
    Director of the Force Planning Division of MoD
  • 1 August 2011
  • NATO and EU Military Representative of the Czech Republic in Brussels
  • 1 August 2014
  • Deputy Chief of the General Staff - Director of the Joint Operations Centre
  • 1 May 2015
  • First Deputy Chief of the General Staff

 

  • 8 May 2004
    Appointed Brigadier General
  • 8 May 2011
    Appointed Major General
  • 28 October 2015
    Appointed Lieutenant General

Awards and Decorations (Selection):

  • Cross of Merit of the Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic, Grades III and II
  • Medal In Service for Nation
  • Medal of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, Grades III, II and I
  • Medal of the Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic for Service Abroad
  • Honorary Badge of Premysl Otakar IInd, the King of Iron and Gold, Honourable Insignia
  • Honorary Commemorative Badge of 50 Years of NATO
  • Commemorative Badge NATO Summit Prague 2002

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