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                   Dobran Božič, MSc




Dobran Božič is the director of the Government Office for the Protection of Classified Information (NSA). Previously, he served as the chief of General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) (2012-2014), Commander of the 1st Brigade fo the SAF (2009-2011), deputy Force Commander Slovene Armed Forces and other command and stuff positions. He held numerous staff and command positions in the framework of the SAF and Territorial Defence Republic Staff. His activities abroad involve the position of the UN military representative in Washington (2015), commander of the Slovenian ISAF Contingent in Afghanistan (2011), commander of the largest Slovenian Contingent to KFOR, and deputy Commander in the Multinational Task Force West, KFOR (2007). He holds a MSc from the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana and a MSc from the National Defence University, Washington D.C. His military education in the USA involves the Command and General Staff College, Joint Warfighting Staff College at the National War College. He was rewarded a Gold Medal of the SAF, Bronze Medal of General Maister and French Medal Légion d'honneur.