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Chief of Staff

Brigadier General John "Boz" Bozicevic

Brigadier General Bozicevic serves as the Chief of Staff for the NATO Kosovo Force. In this capacity, he directs the 28-nation KFOR staff responsible for personnel, intelligence, operations, plans, communications, and resources. He also serves as liaison for Institutions in Kosovo and other international organizations.

Brigadier General Bozicevic enlisted in the Army in 1983 as an Airborne Infantryman and earned his commission through Officer Candidate School as a Distinguished Military Graduate in 1993.

His command, staff, and leadership experience includes assignments in the Regular Army, Army Reserve, and the Arizona National Guard with duties in multiple airborne units, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, U.S. Army Headquarters, National Guard Bureau, and U.S. European Command.

Throughout his military career, Brigadier General Bozicevic has served in Afghanistan, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Panama, Qatar, and multiple locations across the United States.

In his last assignment, he served as the Director of National Guard Affairs at the U.S. Army War College. Prior to that, he served as the Commander of the 215th Regiment, Regional Training Institute, while dual-hatted as the G3 -- Director of Operations, Readiness, and Training for the Arizona National Guard.

Brigadier General Bozicevic holds degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University, Arizona State University, and the National Defense University. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer's Course, the Basic Strategic Art Program, and the National War College. He also attended the National Security Studies Program at George Washington University.

His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, Secretary of Defense and Army Staff Identification Badges.

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