Brigadier General Dragutin Dakić
Chief of Defence – Montenegro
Brigadier General Dragutin Dakić was born on June 29, 1968 in Zabljak, Montenegro.
He finished elementary school in 1983, and Military High school in 1987. He graduated from Military Academy in 1991 as an infantry officer, and, started his career in the 5th Mechanized Brigade where he worked as a platoon leader and company commander until 1993.
From 1993 to 1998 he served as a commander of the 72nd Border Battalions, after that he was a commander of the 74th Border Battalion until 2003 and he successfully graduated from the Command and Staff College.
From 2003 to 2004 he was a commander of the 179th Motorized Brigade, the 4th Mountain Brigade, 57th Mountain Brigade, and Special Operations Brigade and from 2010 to 2016 he was appointed an Army Brigade Commander.
In 2016 Brigadier General Dakic was appointed a Chief Inspector in the Ministry of Defence and in 2018 he successfully graduated from War College in Zagreb, Croatia.
He was promoted to the current rank of Brigadier General on May 21, 2018, and on July 13, 2018 he was appointed the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Montenegro.
Brigadier General Dakic was awarded the Order of Merit 2nd class in the field of Security and Defence.
He is married and has three children.