New Commander in Chief of the Brazilian Armed Forces-Noticias

General Paulo Sergio Nogueira, at the head of the army, Admiral Almir Garnier, who leads Lieutenant of the Navy and Air Force, Carlos Almeida Baptista Jr., as the highest hierarchy in the Brazilian Air Force, was appointed after the dismissal of the leadership of the armed forces last week .

General Paulo Sergio Nogueira de Oliveira was born on August 28, 1958 in the city of Iguatu-Cear and enrolled in the Army on April 4, 1974 at the Army Cadet Preparatory School, where he completed his course in 1976 and entered the Military Academy of Agulhas Negras in 1977 one after he was named aspiring officer in infantry on December 15, 1980. In addition to the training, improvement, and higher military studies courses, he completed the jungle operations course. Category A and several interns, including military climbers and psychological surgeries.

During his military life he served in infantry units such as the 15 BI Mtz (Joo Pessoa-Paraba), the 71 BI Mtz in Garanhuns-Pernambuco and the 2nd Jungle Infantry Battalion / BIS (Belm-Par). He was also an instructor at the Agulhas Negras Military Academy (Resende-Rio de Janeiro). As a colonel, he held the position of attaché for defense, navy, army and air force at the Brazilian embassy in Mexico. As an officer general, he was chief of staff of the Western Military Command; Commander of the 16th Jungle Infantry Brigade in Tef-Amazon; Chief of Staff of the Amazon Military Command in Manaus; Commander of the XII. Military region in Manaus-Amazonia; Deputy Chief of Operations of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces in Brasilia; Logistics commander of the Armed Forces Hospital in Brasilia and Military Commander of the North in Belm-Par before taking on his last assignment as Chief of Human Resources for the Army.

Squad Admiral Almir Garnier Santos was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1960. Graduated from the Naval Academy in 1981 in the first position of the Marine Corps. He was currently Secretary General of the Ministry of Defense, where he worked for more than two and a half years (June 2014 to January 2017) as a special military advisor to the Ministers Celso Amorim, Jaques Wagner, Aldo Rebelo and Raul Jungmann. He is co-author of two books in the field of logistics and supply chain management and has been at sea for more than 950 days, with various awards and accolades.

In 1991 he completed a master’s degree in operations research and systems analysis as a captain-lieutenant at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California, USA. In 1998 he completed the General Staff Course for Executives and became First Place. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Management from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – COPPEAD (2008) and a course in Marine Policy and Strategy from Naval War College. He managed the logistics support ship “Almirante Gasto Motta”, the Operational Systems Support Center, the Naval Systems Analysis Center and the Naval War College.

Lieutenant Brigadier Baptista Junior comes from the city of Rio de Janeiro and has been a member of the FAB since March 3, 1975. He has all of the career courses as well as budget and financial planning; and specialization in politics and strategy. Asumi COMGAP (General Support Command), having participated in joint operations of the EMCFA (General Staff of the Armed Forces) of the Department of Defense, was integrated into the Coordinating Committee of the Combat Aircraft Program / COPAC and previously commanded the base antenna view of Fortaleza. It has accumulated 4,000 hours of flight time, of which 2,200 hours were in combat aircraft, in addition to 24 national awards. (Javier Bonilla)

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