Army of The Republic of Macedonia – Chief of General Staff

Lieutenant General
Metodija Velichkovski

ngs_arm Velickovski Metodija Date and Place of birth:
11th May 1966 in Skopje

Education:

  • Secondary Military School 1980 – 1984
  • Military Academy 1984 – 1988
  • Battalion Commanders School – Germany 1999
  • Command Staff School – Skopje 2000
  • Course for Leaders – George Marshal Centre (Germany)
  • School for National Security and Defence ВА – FNSO Sofia, Bulgaria 2005- 2006
  • MA in Strategic Management of Defence and Armed Forces

Military Career:

  • Platoon Commander 1988 -1991
  • Engineers Company Commander 1991 -1994
  • 1st Guard Brigade Engineers Chief 1995 -1999
  • Engineers Battalion Commander 1999-2001
  • G-7(Engineers) Chief in SEEBRIG HQ 2002-2004
  • Engineers Regiment Chief of Staff 2004
  • Engineers Regiment Commander 2004 -2006
  • 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade Deputy Commander 2006-2009
  • 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade Commander 2009 – 2012
  • Joint Operations Command Commander 03.2012 – 08.2015
  • Chief of the General Staff of the Army of Republic of Macedonia 08.18.2015. -

Promotions:

  • 2nd Lieutenant 1988
  • Lieutenant 1989
  • Captain 1993
  • Captain 1st Class 1996
  • Major 1999
  • Lieutenant Colonel 2001
  • Colonel 2006
  • Brigadier General 2011
  • Major General 2013 – 2015
  • Lieutenant General 2015 -

Awards:

  • The USA: “The Vermont National Guard Commendation Medal”
  • Bulgaria: “For Meritorious Service Under the Colors”- Second Grade
  • SEEBRIG Achievement Medal

Foreign Languages: English, German, Bulgarian

Marital status: Married, two children

Hobby:Reading, Inventions ( applied for 2 and registered 1 patent)

Contact:

  • тел: + 389 2328-2012,
  • факс: + 389 2328-3951
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