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Biography

Brigadier General Libor Stefanik

Brigadier General Libor Stefanik

Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: 21st July 1964
Place of Birth: Prostejov

Education:

  • 1984 - 1987
    Military College of Air Force, Kosice, air force engineer
  • 2006 - 2007
    Air War College – Military Air Base Maxwell, Alabama, USA

Career:

  • 1987 - 2000
    1) Pilot of MiG-21, 47th Reconnaissance Air Group
    2) Command positions at 2nd Tactical Reconnaissance Flight, 47th Reconnaissance Air Group
    3) Command positions at 28th Fighter Bomber Air Group
    4) Command positions at a fighter squadron of 4th Tactical Air Base
  • 2000 - 2003
    Senior officer, CC AIR NORTH, Ramstein, Germany
  • 2004 - 2006
    Chief of Air Department – Deputy Chief of Air Force Combat Readiness, Operational and Combat Readiness Section, Joint Forces HQ
  • 30 May 2007
    Commander of 22nd Air Force Base
  • 15 Feburary 2013
    Acting Deputy Joint Forces Commander - Air Force Commander
  • 1 June 2013
    Air Force Commander
  • 28 October 2013
    appointed Brigadier General

Flying hours: 1,229:10 hours
Number of flights: 1,679
Active pilot of L-39 Albatros

Deployment:

  • 2011 - 2012
    4th ISAF HQ, Afghanistan

Decorations:

"The Cross of Merit of the Minister of Defence", Grade II
Non Article 5 NATO Medal ISAF Operation
Ministry of Defence Medal for Service Abroad, Grade III
Medal of ACR, Grades III, II and I
Honorary Remembrance Badge of NATO 1999 - 2009

Children:

  • two

Hobby:

  • sport diving

Updated: December 16, 2014