Deputy Chief of the General Staff - Director of the Joint Operations Centre

Major General Jiri Verner

Major General Jiri Verner

Marital status: married
Wife: Denisa Vernerova
Date of Birth: 14 July 1962
Place of Birth: Chrudim, Czech Republic

Education:

  • 1985
    Military Air Force College, Kosice, Slovak Republic
  • 1999
    NATO Air Ground Operational School, Ede, The Netherlands
  • 2000 - 2001
    Air War College, Alabama, USA
  • 2005
    Course for SAAB 39 Gripen pilots, Aerotechnical Services School, Linköping, Sweden

Language:

  • English
  • Career:

    • 1985 – 1987
      Senior Pilot
    • 1987 – 1990
      Flight Leader
    • 1990 – 1992
      Deputy Squadron Commander
    • 1992 – 1994
      Combat Squadron Commander
    • 1994 – 1999
      Air Group Commander - Deputy Commander of the Base
    • 1999 – 2000
      Chief of Air Inspectors Group - Air Force Headquarters
    • 2001 – 2007
      Commander of a Tactical Air Force Base
    • 2007 - 2008
      NATO International Military Staff, Brussels, Belgium
    • 2008 – 2009
      Director of Air Force Department, Force Development Division of Czech MoD
    • 2009 – 2013
      Deputy Commander of the Joint Forces - Air Force Commander
    • 30 June 2009
      appointed Brigadier General
    • 2013 - 2016
      Defence Attaché of the Czech Republic to the United States of America
    • 2016 - 2017
      Adviser to Chief of the General Staff, Personal Staff of Czech Armed Forces (CAF) Command
    • 28 October 2016
      appointed Major General
    • 2017
      Deputy Chief of the General Staff of CAF - Director of the Joint Operations Centre of MoD

    Decorations (selection):

    Ribbon to the Medal "For Service in Czech Armed Forces", Grade I - XX
    Medal of Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic "For Service Abroad", Grade III
    Honorary Badge of Czech Armed Forces "For Merits", Grade III
    "The Cross of Merit of Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic", Grade I
    CAF Medal, Grade I
    Commemorative Medal of Karel Kramar
    Commemorative Badge "NATO Summit Prague 2002"
    Commemorative Badge "NATO 1999 - 2009"
    Honorary Badge of CAF "Premysl Otakar II, The King of Iron and Gold"
    The Order of the Polar Star - Commander Grand Cross (Sweden)

    Children:

    daughter Andrea, son Tomas

    Hobbies:

    sport - tennis, skiing, golf, flying


    Rearranged: August 30, 2018