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General Różański at AFA

2017-04-07 13:20:03

A decorated professional soldier and a former General Commander of the Polish Armed Forces. Różański was promoted to the Brig. Gen. rank by President Aleksander Kwaśniewski in August 2005. The “second” star was received by the General from President Lech Kaczynski, in August 2009.Following the decision made by the President of Poland on 9th June 2015, he was appointed to take the position of the General Commander of the Armed Forces. On 1st August 2015, he received a rank of Lt. Gen.

 

 

Różański has been tirelessly working to modernise the Polish armed forces and improving and facilitating communication and cooperation with Polish allies, such as NATO forces. During his service in Iraq, he has been responsible for organising humanitarian aid convoys and medical aid missions in Wasit province. In 2016 he has been responsible for carrying out ANAKONDA military exercises, the largest military training since 1989. There were 25 participating countries and 30 thousand soldiers actively taking part in training the exercises have been unanimously dubbed an international success.

General Różański has received some of the most important distinctions in Polish and international military service: Commander's Cross of Polonia Restituta, Military Cross of Merit (with swords), Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, Medal of Merit for National Defence, Medal for the Armed Forces in the Service of the Fatherland, Star of Iraq. 

 

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