Leadership

Rector

 

The Rector of the National Defence Academy

Brigadier General Malkhaz Makaradze

 

Education:

Civilian Education:

2019 Masters Degree in Strategic Science, National Defense University (NDU), US.  

2018-present Education Business Engineering Faculty (Social Sciences) PhD, Technical University of Georgia

1995-1999 History, Joint Military Academy, Georgia;

 

Military Education:

2017 Strategic Leaders Internacional Course, Given at Navsciatts, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi;

2014-2015 Marine Corps Command and Staff College, USA;

2006-2007 Maneuver Captains Career Course, USA;

2001 Airborne Training Course, Georgia;

1995-1999 History, Joint Military Academy, Georgia;

Business Engineering, Georgian Technical University, Georgia.

 

Deployment  

2005 Iraq, Military Mission;

2002-2003 Kosovo, Head of the Georgian Peacekeeping Platoon (among the Turkish Forces).

 

Awards:

Medal "General Mazniashvili”

Service Medal “Devoted to Homeland”;

Medal "Kakutsa Cholokashvili";

Combat Merit Medal;

Service Medal “Devoted to Homeland”;

Medal "General Mazniashvili";

Medal "General Kvinitatde”;

Medal for Martial Courage;

First Degree Medal for Honorable Service;

Third Degree Medal for Honorable Service;

US Army Achievement Medal;

NATO Medal for Peacekeeping;

Vakhtang Gorgasali 3rd Rank Order.

 

 


 

 

 

 

   

Work Experience:

2019-present Rector of Davit Aghmashenebeli National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2016-2018 Commander of the Military Education and Training Command;

2015-2016 Acting Rector of Davit Aghmashenebeli National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2012-2013 Chief of Staff of Land Forces (Acting Chief of staff of the Eastern Operations Group);

2012 Commander of NCO Training School

2010-2012 Deputy Commander of the Military Education and Training Command;

2009-2010 Commander of V Brigade;

2008-2009 Deputy Commander of the National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2008 Chief of Staff of V Brigade;

2008 Head of Officer Training Course of the Land Forces, National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2007-2008 Chief of the Captain Career Course, National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2004-2006 Deputy Commander of the Logistics Separate Battalion, Ministry of Defence of Georgia;

2003-2004 Senior Officer of the G-3 Operational Division of the Land Forces Staff, Ministry of Defence of Georgia;

2001-2002 Company Commander, Deputy Battalion Commander, at different positions in Base “Kojori” Special Task Forces, the Ministry of Defence;

2000-2001 Light Infantry Company Commander, Military Operations Training Center of the Low Intensity Conflict;

1999-2000 Joint Military Academy, Platoon Commander, Ministry of Defence of Georgia;

1995-1999 Cadet of the Joint Military Academy of the Ministry of Defence of Georgia;