MG Jaromír Šebesta
Future Forces Forum
Air Force Commander
Ministry of Defence - Air Force
Jaromir Sebesta was born on 25th November 1962 in Frydek – Mistek, Czech Republic. He studied technical high school and after passing the leaving exams he joined the Military Aviation University in Kosice, Slovak Republic, where he received his Master degree as a helicopter pilot – commander in 1986. His first assignment was at 51st Helicopter Regiment in Prostejov, which was moved to Prerov in 1995. BG Sebesta underwent through all piloting and commanding positions during his career. He was also assigned to the Flight Safety Branch in Czech Air Force Headquarters in Stara Boleslav, Czech Republic, Allied Joint Force Command in Naples, Italy, and he studied at the Royal Advanced Command and Staff College in London, Great Britain, and the General Staff Course in Brno, Czech Republic. Prior to his current assignment, BG Sebesta was a commander of the 23rd Helicopter Base. He was deployed during disastrous floods in Moravia, Eastern Czech Republic, and made operational tours in Kosovo and Afghanistan.