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Commander of the Lithuanian Air Force

 

 

 

 Colonel Dainius GUZAS

 

DATE OF BIRTH5th  June 1969
PLACE OF BIRTHMerkinė, Lithuania.
FAMILYMarried,  has a son and 2 daughters.

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND    Pilot - engineer.

 

1991

Syzran military pilot school, Russian Federation;

2004

Captains course at Lithuanian Military Academy, Lithuania; 

2005

Joint Command and General Staff course at Baltic Defense College, Estonia.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

1992-1992

Platoon Commander;

1992-1993

Pilot, Aircrew flight;

1994-1997

Pilot, Airlift squadron;

1997-1999

Senior pilot, Helicopter squadron;

1999-2001

Flight commander, Helicopter squadron;

2001-2003

Deputy commander, Helicopter squadron;

2003-2003

Helicopter squadron commander;

2003-2004Commander, Flyiong group;
2005-2006Chief navigator, Flying group;
2006-2007Commander, Flying group;
2007-2012Commander, Air Operations group;
2012-2015Deputy Military Representative for Air Defence, Lithuanian Permanent Delegation to NATO and EU
2015-2017Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations (A3), Lithuanian Air Force HQ
Since 29th of May 2017Commander of Lithuanian Air Force
  
PROMOTIONS
 1992 Second Lieutenant
 1994 First Lieutenant
 1995 Captain
 1999 Major
 2008 Lieutenant Colonel
 2017 Colonel (temporary)
  
PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS:
2008 02 06 -2008 07 31 International mission in Multinational Corps HQ, Iraq (MNC-I);
2011 02 09-2011 10 08Air Advisory Team, International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan.
  
FLIGHT EXPERIENCE:    
Qualification:  Helicopter pilot
Flying hours:  2000 h (over 100 h in combat conditions)
Types flown: An-2, Mi-8T, Mi-8MTV, Mi-8MTVV-5
  
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS INCLUDE
 

2015

Lithuanian Armed Forces Medal of Merit

2011

The Defence System International Operations Medal

2008

The Defence System International Operations Medal

2001

Lithuanian Armed Forces Medal for Distinguished Service
  
FOREIGN LANGUAGES: 
English, French, Russian. 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Updated on: 2017-06-09
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