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Lieutenant General  Galimir Stoyanov Pehlivanov

Military Representative – Bulgaria
2010

Born on 19 October 1956 in the village of Karanovo, Burgas Region.

In 1973 he finished vocational school in the town of Bourgas.

Military Career:

  • 1979-1981 – Commander of Tank Platoon
  • 1981-1983 – Commander of Tank Company
  • 1986-1989 – Commander of Tank Battalion
  • 1989-1993 – Chief of Operations Section, Tank Brigade
  • 1993-1995 – Commander of Motorrifle Regiment
  • 1995-1996 – Deputy Commander of Tank Brigade
  • 1997-2002 – Commander of Tank Brigade
  • 2002-2003 – Commander of Mechanized Brigade
  • 2003-2004 – Commander of Operational Forces Command
  • 2004-2005 – Chief of “Operations” Directorate – General Staff
  • 2006-2008 - Deputy Chief of the General Staff for Operations and Training
  • 2008-2009 -Deputy Chief of the General Staff for Operations and Training and JOC Commander

Education:

  • 1975-1979 – Military University
  • 1983-1985 – National Defense and Staff College
  • 1996-1997 – General Staff College, Moscow, Russia
  • 1999 - Defence Resource Management International Course, Monterey, USA
  • 2005-2006 – National Defense University, Washington, D.C., USA

Promotions:

  • 1979 – Second Lieutenant
  • 1982 – First Lieutenant
  • 1986 - Captain
  • 1991 - Major
  • 1994 – Lieutenant Colonel
  • 1997 - Colonel
  • 2002 – Brigadier General
  • 2006 – Major General
  • 2007- Lieutenant General

Awards and Decorations:

  • Medals and other awards

Foreign Languages:

  • English (STANAG 6001 2-3-2-3) and Russian (STANAG 6001 2-2-2-2)

Marital Status:

  • Married to Hrusanka Stoicheva Pehlivanova

Children:

  • Son – Stanislav and daughter - Dilyana

Last updated: 24-Aug-2010 10:03