HQ MND-SE's New Chief of Staff
Colonel Ciprian Balica attended the Infantry Officers Course at U.S. Marines Corps University, a unique experience for a second lieutenant. Arc over time, 10 years after graduating from the course, he met again the commander of the school, who became the commander of ISAF mission in Afghanistan. “My former student is now my brother in arms,” the U.S. general told him.
HQ MND-SE’s Chief of Staff confesses that all his life has been guided by the principle that a leader must be a “player coach”, very important being the power to influence and shape subordinates through his own attitude and mentoring.