Commander of 307 Naval Infantry Regiment


He was appointed commander of the 307th Naval Infantry Regiment on November 1, 2020.

Previously, starting on August 1, 2018, he performed the duties of deputy commander of the 307th Naval Infantry Regiment.

Throughout his military career, between 2005 and 2018, he held several leadership positions within the 307th Marine Infantry Battalion, such as Officer 4 at N3 – Operations and Training and Chief of Operations and Training.

He is a graduate of the "Ioan Vodă" Military Artillery and Geodesy Institute, artillery and rocket weapons (Graduation 1992), of the Academy of Land Forces (2003) and of the "Tudor Vladimirescu" Military High School in Craiova (Graduation 1989).

The first position in his career was that of a platoon commander in the 36th Naval Infantry Regiment (1992-1995), after which he worked at the 365th Artillery Division where he served as a general staff battery commander until 1999.

Between 1999-2003 he held the position of head of technical assurance with armaments and ammunition and head of operations and training within the 361st Infantry Battalion. In 2004, he was active in the military actions section of the 34th Territorial Mechanized Brigade.

In 2008, he commanded the ROFN XVI Detachment within the KFOR Peacekeeping Force from the Western Balkans in Kosovo for 7 months, a mission performed for the first time for marine infantrymen.

In the more than 30 years of activity, he perfected his professional training by graduating from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College – United States of America, Quantico, Virginia (2014) and the Interarms Leadership Master's University Study Program, specialization joint command – land forces, infantry arm (2019).

As a sign of appreciation, throughout his military career, he was awarded the following orders and medals: The Honorary Sign in the Service of the Fatherland (2007), the Emblem of Merit "In the Service of the Romanian Army", cls. II (2008), Honorary Emblem of the General Staff (2009), Honorary Badge "In the Service of the Fatherland" for 20 years of activity (2012), Merit Emblem "In the Service of the Romanian Army" class II- a (2015), Honorary Sign "In the Service of the Fatherland" for 25 years of activity (2017), Emblem of Honor of the Romanian Army (2019), Emblem of Honor of the Land Forces (2019), Emblem of Honor of the Naval Forces (2020) ), the National Order "Faithful Service" in the rank of Knight (2023).

He was awarded the following trophies: "Officer of the Year for Training and Combat" by the General Staff (2011), "Officer of the Year for Training and Combat" by the General Staff of the Naval Forces (2011), "Officer of the Year" by Admirals Club (2011) and "Army and Naval Image and Visibility Man of the Year" (2012).

He was born on December 13, 1970, in Caransebeș, Caraș-Severin county.

He speaks English fluently.