Commander

Brigadier - General Josef KOPECKÝ

Personal details

Brigadier - General Josef KOPECKÝ, MSc.
 
Family status: married
Children: daughters Petra, Michaela, sons Daniel, Tomáš
Date of birth: 12th January 1964
Place of birth: Prostějov
Hobbies: military-historical-political books, sports, travelling

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

  • 1978 – 1982 Jiří Wolker Grammar School Prostějov
  • 1982 – 1986 Military University of Ground Forces Vyškov, tank branch
  • 2001 – 2002 Command and General Staff College Fort Leavenworth, USA (Kansas)
  • 2008 – 2009 National Defense University, National War College, USA (Washington)

Foreign missions:

  • 1998 – 1999 SFOR II, Bosnia – SFOR Battalion Chief of Staff
  • 2003 KFOR Kosovo – KFOR Czech and Slovak Battalion Commander
  • 2004 KFOR Kosovo – KFOR Czech and Slovak Battalion Commander
  • 2006 ISAF Afghanistan - JEB Department Chief of ISAF Headquarters
  • 2012 PRT ISAF Afghanistan – Commander of 10th PRT

Military career:

  • 1986 Platoon Commander of 15th Tank Regiment in Martin, Slovakia
  • 1987 – 1989 Company Commander of 15th Tank Regiment in Martin, Slovakia
  • 1990 – 1991 1st Tank Battalion Commander of 15th Tank Regiment in Martin, Slovakia
  • 1992 – 1994 Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander of 1st Tank Battalion, 33rd Tank Battalion Přáslavice
  • 1995 – 2000 Deputy Commander of 74th Mechanized Battalion Přáslavice
  • 2000 – 2001 Operation Group G3 Commander, 1st Mechanized Division Brno
  • 2002 – 2004 21st Mechanized Battalion Commander Janovice nad Úhlavou
  • 2005 – 2007 Section Chief JEB HQ ARCC UK, Rheindahlen, Germany
  • 2007 – 2008 Operation Department Chief, Joint Command Forces Olomouc
  • 2009 – 2011 TC – MA Deputy Commander Vyškov
  • From 01/04/2011 7th Mechanized Brigade Commander
  • From 01/12/2015  TC – MA Commander Vyškov

 

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