Slovak Chief of Defence at the NSO
By Command Sergeant Major Miroslav Dulaj
NSO Command Senior Enlisted Leader
On 19 Jun 18, the NSO hosted the new Slovak Chief of Defence, Lieutenant General Daniel Zmeko, and the Command Senior Enlisted Leader of the Slovak Armed Forces, CSM Vladimír BELUŠ. On 7 May 18, LG Zmeko assumed responsibility as the highest ranking military Commander in Slovakia, placing his visit to the NSO as one of his first official events in his new capacity. This occasion marked history for the school as the first-ever visit of a Slovak CHOD in the 65-year history of the school.
LG Zmeko and the NSO Commandant, Col Dreifke, discussed various topics including NATO Adaptation, the security environment in central and eastern Europe, and the importance of educational development in today‘s modern armed forces. LG Zmeko was delighted to see an increasing number of Slovak students in recent years. He also took great satisfaction and pride seeing a Slovak Senior NCO, CSM Miroslav DULAJ, as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader of the school. LG Zmeko assured the Commandant about future Slovak support and that he will advocate for increased faculty from NATO and Partner nations to meet the growing mission demand at the NSO.