Chief of General Staff Advisor
Lieutenant General Metodija Velichkovski
Date and Place of birth:
11th May 1966 in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.
- Secondary Military School 1980-1984;
- Military Academy 1984-1988;
- Battalion Commanders School, Germany 1999;
- Command Staff School, Skopje 2000;
- Course for Leaders – George Marshal Centre (Germany);
- School for National Security and Defence ВА-FNSO Sofia, Bulgaria 2005-2006;
- MA in Strategic Management of Defence and Armed Forces.
- Platoon Commander 1988-1991;
- Engineers Company Commander 1991-1994;
- 1st Guard Brigade Engineers Chief 1995-1999;
- Engineers Battalion Commander 1999-2001;
- G-7(Engineers) Chief in SEEBRIG HQ 2002-2004;
- Engineers Regiment Chief of Staff 2004;
- Engineers Regiment Commander 2004-2006;
- 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade Deputy Commander 2006-2009;
- 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade Commander 2009-2012;
- Joint Operations Command Commander 03.2012-08.2015;
- Chief of the General Staff of the Army of Republic of Macedonia 08.18.2015-08.18.2018;
- Chief of General Staff Advisor 2018.
- 2nd Lieutenant 1988
- Lieutenant 1989
- Captain 1993
- Captain 1st Class 1996
- Major 1999
- Lieutenant Colonel 2001
- Colonel 2006
- Brigadier General 2011
- Major General 2013
- Lieutenant General 2015
- The USA: “The Vermont National Guard Commendation Medal”;
- Bulgaria: “For Meritorious Service Under the Colors”- Second Grade;
- SEEBRIG Achievement Medal.
Married, two children.
- Reading, Inventions (applied for 2 and registered 1 patent).