Event Details

Thursday, May 30, 2019

DEFENSE: POLAND: Luncheon with Major General Cezary Wiśniewski, Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché, Embassy of Poland

Event Information

Date & time

Thursday, May 30, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location

Washington, DC

Contact

Spencer Cresswell at +1-646-250-7012 or scresswell@bciu.org

This event is a luncheon briefing featuring Major General Cezary Wiśniewski, Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché, Embassy of Poland.

Hosting opportunities are available.

For more information, please contact Spencer Cresswell at scresswell@bciu.org or +1-646-250-7012.

 

Biographical Information

Major General Cezary Wiśniewski has served as the Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington D.C. since 2017. He has served 28 years in the Polish military service, during which he occupied various positions within the Air Force of Poland. 

Prior to this posting, Major General Wiśniewski served as the Inspector of the Polish Air Force at the General Command of the Polish Armed Forces. Additionally, he briefly served as Chief of the Flight Safety Inspectorate in the Ministry of National Defense – Chairman of the Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee.

Before his tenure in the Ministry of National Defense, Major General Wiśniewski assumed high ranking positions in the 4th Air Training Wing, Deblin, Poland. 

From 2013 to 2014, he worked for the Polish Armed Forces New Management and Command System Team as senior specialist. He previously headed the Tactical Aviation Unit at the Aviation Department of the Polish Air Force; and acted as Commander of the NATO Deployable Forces Unit in Warsaw.

Major General Wiśniewski was awarded the Silver Medal of the Armed Forces in the Service of the Fatherland, the Gold Medal of Merit for National Defense, the Icarus Statuette (2011) and the Air Force Cross of Merit. 

Major General Wiśniewski both attended the Air War College at the Maxwell Air Force Base (USA) and the National Defense University of Warsaw. He additionally holds an Engineering degree from the Polish Air Force Academy.