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Director of the Capability Development and Planning Division of MoD

Biography

Brigadier General Jaromir Alan, MSc.

Brigadier General Jaromir Alan, MSc.

Brigadier General Jaromír Alan was commissioned in 1986 during his study at the Military Technical University where he achieved Master degree in electronics. He started his military career as a fire platoon commander at SA-6 air defence regiment and has completed many duties within the ground based air defence (GBAD) up to level of Chief of the National GBAD. He also has nine years of experiences in capability and force planning. His experience and ideas have strong impact in development of the Czech Armed Forces concept and the concepts of particular military services. Brigadier General Alan has combat experience from his deployment in the Balkans operations.

Due to his assignment with the Czech Delegation to NATO HQ, Brussels (2011 – 2014) as Chief of Staff, he obtained great experience of NATO at the highest levels and thorough knowledge of the policies and procedures in the NATO Military Committee.

In his current position of the director of Development and Planning Division of MoD he is acting as a Capability Director of Czech Forces and Chief of Transformation. He is responsible for all aspects of their national planning process, including the NATO and EU implications. He is also employed as the Head of the Czech delegation to European Defence Agency (EDA) Steering board which is supervising the all issues dealing with national forces development for all EU nations, including the overall Capability Development Plan.

In cooperation between the Czech Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, BG Alan is responsible for the practical implementation of inspections and verifications of the international treaties on Conventional Arms Control (Vienna Document) and Open Sky.

BG Alan is currently also the Chairmen of the Reserve Forces Committee (NRFC) which is one of the NATO committee responding to the NATO Military Committee.

Brigadier General Jaromir Alan is married to Renata and they have son Martin (1987) and daughter Marketa (1992).

CAREER CHRONOLOGY

  • 2017
    Director - Capability Development and Planning Division of MoD
  • 2014 - 2017
    Deputy Director - Capability Development and Planning Division of MoD
  • 2011 - 2014
    Chief of Staff - Czech Military Delegation to NATO and EU
  • 2008 - 2011
    Head of Force Planning Branch / General Staff
  • 2005 - 2007
    Chief of Ground Based Air Defence of the Czech Republic
  • 2004 - 2005
    Air Defence Missile Group Commander
  • 2000 - 2003
    Air Defence Missile Group Deputy Commander
  • 1996 - 1999
    Deputy battalion Commander (SA-6 C2 battalion)
  • 1995 - 1996
    Infantry platoon and company Commander (Balkans operations / UNPROFOR, UNCRO, IFOR)
  • 1993 - 1995
    Deputy Chief of Staff (SA-6 AD missile regiment)
  • 1988 - 1993
    Battery Commander (SA-6 fire battery)
  • 1988
    Deputy Battery Commander (SA-6 fire battery)
  • 1987
    Platoon Commander (SA-6 AD missile launcher platoon)

EDUCATION

  • 2015 - 2016
    National Defense University, Washington D.C., USA, Eisenhower School for Strategic Resources, Master of Science
  • 2003 - 2004
    US Air University, Maxwell AFB, Air Command and Staff College, Command and Control in Air Force
  • 2001 - 2002
    Defence University in Brno, Command and Staff College, Air Defence
  • 1983 - 1987
    Military Technical University in Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK, Master of Electronics

SIGNIFICANT TRAINING

  • 2006 - 2007
    Defence University in Brno, Course of General Staff
  • 2001 - 2002
    Defence University in Brno, Senior Officer Course

AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • "In Service For Peace" Commemorative Bagde
  • Medal of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, Grades III and II
  • Medal of Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic "For Service Abroad"
  • "NATO Summit Prague 2002" Commemorative Badge
  • "NATO 1999 - 2009" Commemorative Badge
  • Medal "For Service in Armed Forces of the Czech Republic", Grade I with XX Ribbon
  • "For Merits", Grade III, Honorary Badge of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • Cross of Merit of Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic, Grade III
  • Medal of Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic "For Service Abroad", Grade II

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