HEAD OF THE GENERAL STAFF’S 8TH DIVISION

HEAD OF THE GENERAL STAFF’S 8TH DIVISION

Rustam Karapetyan

colonel

Appointed Head of the General Staff’s 8th Division on December, 2011.

Activities

Promoted to colonel and appointed Head of the General Staff’s 8th Division.

Education

He studied at the Yerevan State University, Department of Philosophy and Sociology.

Studied at the Yerevan State University, Department of Philosophy and Sociology, while also attending the YSU Department of Public Professions and obtained the specialization of psychologist.

Attended the Russian Federal Security Service courses.

Attended J. Marshall Center for Security Studies, Garmisch, Germany.

Other activity

Service and participation in combat operations

1985 - 1987 - He served in the USSR Armed Forces

1994 - Began service in the Armenian Armed Forces, holding various senior positions.

Awards

Medal for Service to Homeland of 1st and 2nd degrees; other departmental and international medals.

Rewards