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Strategic Development and Preparation

Major General Karol Dymanowski, Ph.D.

Education, Training and Courses:

2019                 Generals, Flag Officers and Ambassadors' Course, NATO College, Rome

2016 - 2017     Defence Policy Post-Graduation Studies, War Studies University, Warsaw

2007 - 2011     PhD in Defence Science, The Command and Management Faculty, National Defence Academy, Warsaw

2006                 Signal Intelligence Course, Department of Defence, Washington D.C., USA.

2005 - 2006     Operational-Tactical Post-Graduation Studies, The Air and Air Defence Faculty, National Defence Academy, Warsaw

2002                 Electronic Warfare Course, Tactical Leadership Programme, Florennes, Belgium

1996 - 2001     Master of Science in Electronics and Telecommunications, The Electronics Faculty, Military University of Technology, Warsaw


Military Service Record

2021 - now  Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Development and Preparation Directorate, SHAPE. 2017-2021 Director of Armaments Policy Department/ National Armaments Director Ministry of National Defence, Warsaw

2016 - 2017   Deputy Director of Armaments Policy Department / Deputy National Armaments Director, Ministry of National Defence, Warsaw

2015 - 2016   Chief of the Non-Kinetic Operations Division - J9, The General Command of the Polish Armed Forces, Warsaw

2014 - 2015  Chief of the Office, The General Command of the Polish Armed Forces, Warsaw 

2012 - 2013  Chief of theOffice, The Polish Air Force Command, Warsaw

2009 - 2012   Senior Specialist, Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Division - A2, The Polish Air Force Command, Warsaw

2007 - 2009   Specialist, Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Division - A2, The Polish Air Force Command, Warsaw

2006 - 2007   Head of Section, Data Analysis Group, 1st Signals Intelligence Centre, Grojec

2005 - 2006   Student, Operational-Tactical Post-Graduation Studies, The Air and Air Defence Faculty, National DefenceAcademy, Warsaw

2004 - 2005   Chief of Section, Data Analysis Group, 1st Signals Intelligence Centre, Grojec 

2001 - 2004   Intelligence Officer, Data Analysis Group, 1st Signals Intelligence Centre, Grojec

1996 - 2001 Military Student, The Electronics Faculty, Military University of Technology, Warsaw


Promotions:

2000 2LT

2003 UT

2004 Captain

2006 Major

2009 Lieutenant Colonel

2012 Colonel

2018 Brigadier General

2021 Major General


Decorations, Medals and Awards:

2008   Bronze Medal Armed Forces in Service for the Country

2009 Bronze Medal for Merit for the Country Defence

2015 Silver Medal for Merit for the Country Defence

2017 Silver Cross of Merit

2018 Air Force Cross of Merit


Interests:

Sport (football), music, philosophy


Family: 

Married with two children



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