Pristina- KFOR Commander, General Salvatore CUOCI presided over the Multinational
Specialized Unit (MSU) Transfer of Authority in Pristina. During the ceremony Colonel
Ruggiero CAPODIVENTO took over the duty of commanding officer from Colonel Marco
Colonel Di Stefano, who has commanded since September 2017, led the implementation
of several sensitive operations in critical areas and carried out tasks in training and
mentoring the Kosovo Security Forces and the Kosovo Police.
"Immense experience, impressive professionalism, constant dedication and brilliant
operational skills" were the words that General CUOCI used in his speech to underline
the leadership qualities that Colonel DI STEFANO showed in leading his unit and in
guiding them towards the realization of "outstanding achievements".
At the end of his speech COMKFOR wished all the best for the outgoing MSU
Commander Col. DI STEFANO'S future career and noted that the transfer of
responsibilities is in the "very capable hands" of the new commanding officer Colonel