Lieutenant General Gábor Böröndi

Military Representative – Hungary

  • Last updated: 25 Nov. 2022 11:36

Lieutenant General Gábor Böröndi Phd. born in Kaposvár on 06th April 1971 was commissioned in 1992 as a mechanized infantry officer.

In his first assignment with the 26th Mechanized Infantry Brigade he served as Platoon Leader, Company Commander and Battalion Executive Officer as well.

In his second Garrisson with the 4th Mechanized Division Command from 1997 to 1998 he supported the UNFICYP HQ as OPS officer. At that time he studied at the University of Miskolc, School of Law, Lawyer and he completed it in 2001. 

He also worked for the Ministry of Defence of Hungary located in our Capital from 1999 to 2006 meanwhile he was promoted to Major, Lieutenant Colonel and finally Colonel reaching the position of Head of Department of Defence Planning through the position of the Head Secretariat of State Secretary.

In 2002, he was deployed to SFOR MSU as LNO and in 2003 ISAF HQ J-3 OPS officer, in this way he is the first Hungarian soldier in Afghanistan.

For a short period, he also commanded the PSO department of the Operations Command Centre.

As of 2006, he held the positions of Deputy Commander of the 5th Bocskai István Infantry Brigade, located in Debrecen. In the same year he was deployed to ISAF HQ helding the position of HUN NMR.

Before he graduated the National Defence Universiry, National War Collage – Washington,USA – in 2017. he have already completed the NATO Defence College, Senior Course 112 – Rome Italy - in 2008.

As of 2009, he was assigned to the Commander of the 5th Bocskai István Infantry Brigade. Being promoted as Brigadier General, he became the youngest General of the Hungarian Defence Forces so far.

As of 2013, he was assigned to the Chief of Land Forces (Deputy Commander) of the Joint Force Command of the Hungarian Defence Forces.

After 5 years, he served as Chief J-3, (Deputy Chief of Defence for Operations) General Staff of the Hungarian Defence Forces.

Between 2017-2021 he was responsible for developing the Digital Soldier Program while he was the Military Supervisor of the Zrínyi Defense and Military Development Program.

In 2018, LTG Böröndi was promoted to Major General and later to Lieutenant General becomming Deputy Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces (DCHOD).

Amongst national and international awards, he received the Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic Knight’s Cross, the Order of Merit of France and the Legion of Merit of The United States of America.

What he is proud of the most is his family, his wife Dóra, his sons Áron and Mátyás and his beloved daughter Borbála.