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Rear Admiral  Kristaq Gerveni

– Albania
2011

Birthday: 10 August 1959
Place of birth: VLORE
Place of living: TIRANE
Rank: Rear Admiral

Education:

  • 1980 -1983, Naval Academy, Vlore
  • April 1996 - June 1996, English Lang. Course, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • July 1996 - December 1996, Naval Staff College, Newport, RI, USA
  • June 2000 - June 2001, Nat’l Defense University Washington DC, USA
  • September 2003, The College of International and Security Studies
  • (Senior Executive Seminar), George C. Marshall Center
  • June – July 2010. Senior International Management Course, Monterey, CA, USA.

Work experience:

  • November 1983- October 1987, Chief of Navigation in Submarine
  • October 1987- January 1991, Executive Officer in Submarine,
  • January 1991- May 1991, Commanding Officer of Submarine
  • May 1991 – July 1993, Chief of Navigation Branch at Naval Academy, Vlore
  • July 1993-February 1995, Comm. Officer of Naval Academy, Vlore
  • February 1995- February 1996, Chief of Navigation at Naval District, Vlore
  • February - April 1996 Chief of Operation at Naval District, Vlore
  • April 1997- August 1997, Liaison Officer “ALBA” Operation, Vlore
  • October 1997- June 2000, Comm. Officer of Naval Academy, Vlore
  • June 2001- October 2001, Deputy Commander of TRADOC, Tirana
  • October 2001 – January 2003, Deputy Commander of NAVY, Durres
  • January 2003-February 2005 Director of Defense Planning Directorate in General Staff of the Armed Forces, Tirana
  • February 2005-September 2009 Chief of NAVY, Durres
  • September 2009 – April 2011 Deputy Chief of General Staff of Albanian Armed Forces, Tirane
  • Current assignment (since 1st April 2011) Albanian Military Representative in NATO HQ.

Other Experiences:

February 2000, Naval Operational Language Course Newport, USA
May 2002, Legal Adviser Course, Tirana

Foreign Languages Knowledge:

English
Italian

Master Degree in the Science of Security Strategy
Ph.D on Security Strategy Studies

Military Decorations-Medals:

  • Medal of military service
  • Medal for excellent service
  • Medal for distinctive services
  • Medal for Meritorious Command
  • Medal of Military Merit
  • Medal for Meritorious Command
  • Medal of Military Merit
  • Medal of Career
  • Italian Medal of Honor, (Commendatore)

Marital Status: Married with Zhaneta and have 3 children

Last updated: 14-Jun-2011 14:57