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Commander

 Lieutenant General Sławomir Wojciechowski (PhD)

The Corps Commander's primary mission is to prepare the Corps to carry out the full range of military operations throughout the area of responsibility and beyond.


Born on 30 September 1963 in Węgorzyno. Commissioned officer of the Polish Land Forces, PhD in Social Science. Lieutenant Genaral Sławomir Wojciechowski co-founded the first EU Battlegroup formed based on 17th Mechanised Brigade. Thanks to his skills, knowledge and experience, LGEN Wojciechowski has occupied a number of responsible positions connected with leading and commanding forces in the country as well as abroad.

Education:

  • Military Academy of Air Defence in Koszalin (1987) National Defence University in Warsaw, Command/Staff Studies at the Faculty of Land Forces, graduated with a diploma (1993–1995). 
  • Joint Services Command and Staff College (Shrivenham, Great Britain) - postgraduate studies: Advanced Command and Staff Course (2001).
  • NATO School Oberammergau (Germany), Combined Joint Operations Centre (2002). 
  • US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks (Pennsylvania, USA) - post-graduate studies in Defence Politics (2008). 
  • US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks - Joined Force Land Component Commander Course, Center for Strategic Leadership US Army War College (2017).
  • War Studies University in Warsaw, National Security Department, PhD in Social Science and Security (2017).

Military career in Poland:

  • Platoon leader and officer cadet unit leader in the Military Academy of Air Defence in Koszalin (1988-1993). 
  • Commander of Anti-Aircraft Artillery Squadron in 3rd Armoured Brigade (1995-1997). 
  • Chief of Air Defence in 36th Armoured Brigade, reformed into 36th Mechanised Brigade in 1999 (1997–1999). 
  • Deputy Commander of 4th Anti-Aircraft Regiment in Zielona Góra (1999-2004). 
  • Commander of 4th Anti-Aircraft Regiment in Zielona Góra (2004-2007).
  • Chief of Training in 11th Armoured Cavalry Division (2007). 
  • Commander of 17th Mechanised Brigade (2008-2012).
  • Deputy Chief in the Operational Planning Directorate - J3 of the General Staff of the Armed Forces (2012-2013).
  • Strategy and Defence Planning Department in the Ministry of National Defence (2013-2015). 
  • Deputy Operational Commander of the Polish Armed Forces (2015-2016). 
  • Operational Commander of the PolishArmed Forces (2017-2018). 
  • Commander of Multinational Corps Northeast (2018-present).

Decorations 

  • Officer's Cross of Polonia Restituta (2005)
  • Commander's Cross of the Order of the Military Cross (2011)
  • Military Cross of Merit (2016)
  • Iraq Star (2010)
  • Afghanistan Star (2011)
  • Class Medal of Merit for National Defence in Bronze, Silver and Gold (1996, 2005, 2011)
  • Class Medal of Armed Forces in the Service of Fatherland in Bronze, Silver and Gold (2000, 2005, 2012)
  • Illinois National Guard Distinguished Service Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal for US Armed Forces

Service in contingents

  • Commander Task Force White Eagle in the 9th shift of the Polish Military Contingent in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - 17th Mechanised Brigade (2011).
  • Commander EU Battlegroup - 17th Mechanised Brigade (2009-2010).
  • Chief of Staff of the Multinational Division Central-South in the 4th shift of the Polish Military Contingent in Iraq - 112th Armoured Cavalry Division (2004-2005).

Promotions

  • Lieutenant General (2018)
  • Major General (2017)
  • Brigadier General (2008)
  • Colonel (2004)
  • Lieutenant Colonel (2002)
  • Major (1998)
  • Captain (1994)
  • 1st Lieutenant (1990)
  • 2nd Lieutenant (1987)

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Multinational Corps Northeast
Waleriana Łukasińskiego 33
71-215 Szczecin
Poland

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