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Colonel Emil Ivanov Yanev

Born on 01.06.1965 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 Education:1983 – 1987    Military Academy „Vassil Levski” – Veliko Tarnovo – “Mechanized Infantry” ;1996 – 1998    G.S.Rakovski National Defense College – Sofia – „Land Forces-Command and Staff“;

2013– 2014     G.S.Rakovski National Defense College – Sofia –  „Defense and Armed Forces Strategic Leadership“.

Military Career:

1987 – 1988    Platoon Leader in the 22nd Infantry Regiment – Harmanli;

1988 – 1994    Company Commander in the 22nd Infantry Regiment – Harmanli ;

1994 – 1995    Battalion XO in the 22nd Infantry Regiment – Harmanli ;

1995 – 1996    Battalion Commander in the 22nd Infantry Regiment – Harmanli;

1998 – 2000    Battalion Commander  – Haskovo;

2000 – 2001    Senior Assistant chief of Section – Stara Zagora;

2001 – 2002     Senior Assistant chief of Section for Operational and Tactical Training in 2nd Mechanized Brigade – Plovdiv

2002 – 2004    Senior Assistant chief of  Department in the Operational Forces Command – Plovdiv

2004 – 2008    Chief of Section in the Brigade in Karlovo;

2008 – 2010    Deputy Chief of Staff of the Brigade in Karlovo ;

2010 – 2013   Chief of Staff of the Brigade in Karlovo.

2013 – 2016    Chief of Operational Planning Section of  the Planning, Development and Budgeting of Land Forces Department of 22450 Military detachment – Sofia.

2016                Deputy Commandant for Administration and Logistics of G.S.Rakovski National Defense College – Sofia.

Additional Qualification:

2000                Strategic Course – Spain;

2004               Staff Officer Course – Organization and fight against terrorism -Bulgaria

2004                Language course „English – level 1“ – Bulgaria;

2006                Language course „English – level 1“ – Bulgaria;

2008                Specialized Tactical English Course – Bulgaria;

2012                Language course „English – level 2“ – Bulgaria

2013                Language course „English – level 3“ – Bulgaria

Decorations and Awards:

2015                Souvenir Knife.

2015                Plaquet of the MoD.

2007-2015      Other material and moral awards.

Rank:

2010                Colonel

Foreign languages: English (2-2-2-1)