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Dr. Tibor Benkő

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NATO as the Central Topic of this Year’s Summer University

Ministry of Defence, July 30, 2014 2:38 PM

This year the Tisza Euro-Atlantic Summer University opened the 15th time on Monday, 28th July. After the successful last year it is Szolnok again – or to be more exact the HDF Peace Support Training Centre – which is tasked with hosting the series of lectures and seminars lasting until 1st August.

It Is Only Talent and Acts That Counts

Ministry of Defence, July 16, 2014 10:31 AM

The "Chance Camp" at the HDF NCO Academy, Szentendre has started for the second time. The four-day training for Romani or disadvantaged young people was opened by Maj.-Gen. István Kun Szabó, Deputy State Secretary for Public Relations, Ministry of Defence.

Commanding General of NATO Allied Land Command Visits Hungary

Ministry of Defence, July 10, 2014 3:27 PM

Lt.-Gen. Frederick Ben Hodges, Commanding General, NATO Allied Land Command has paid a visit to Hungary.

Russian Mi-8T helicopters cost HUF 3bn, says Hende

Ministry of Defence, July 9, 2014 10:58 AM

Hungary's defence ministry approved the purchase of three upgraded Russian Mi-8T helicopters at a cost of 3 billion forints (EUR 9.7m), the defence minister said in a statement published on parliament's website.

The Holocaust Is One of Our Greatest Historical Tragedies

Ministry of Defence, July 5, 2014 9:40 AM

“The Shoah has occupied its deserved place in our history, among our greatest historical tragedies. It belongs to us, being inseparable from us, and its shame, loss and grief are ours”, Minister of Defence Csaba Hende said during a wreath-laying ceremony held by Posthumous General Ferenc Koszorús’ memorial plaque in Dohány Street, Budapest on Friday, July 4.

No freedom without security, Hende says in July 4 address

Ministry of Defence, July 4, 2014 10:53 AM

Freedom is not possible without security, and so Hungary and Europe must beef up their defence budgets, Defence Minister Csaba Hende said at a reception at the US Embassy on the eve of Independence Day.

American General Visits HDF Medical Centre

Ministry of Defence, July 3, 2014 10:52 AM

Brig.-Gen. Norvell V. Coots, Commander, United States Europe Regional Medical Command (ERMC) paid a professional visit to the HDF Medical Centre on June 27.

Significant Service for the Homeland

Ministry of Defence, June 30, 2014 5:58 PM

“The role of information, and so the attachés’ work, always become more valuable in times of international crises”, Minister of Defence Csaba Hende said at the annual conference of defence, military and air attachés in Budapest on June 30.

Ludovika Has Always Meant Quality

Ministry of Defence, June 25, 2014 1:23 PM

"The opening and re-occupancy of the Ludovika main building by the National University of Public Service has meant that the government of Hungary is committed to quality”, Minister of Defence Csaba Hende said on Tuesday, June 24 at a ceremony where the main building of the National University of Public Service Ludovika Campus was declared a historical memorial site and a memorial column was unveiled as its symbol.

Cooperation Is a Priority in Military Health Care Too

Ministry of Defence, June 24, 2014 2:26 PM

“Cooperation and the sharing of experiences and methods have outstanding importance in the development of military medicine too”, Minister of Defence Csaba Hende said at the official opening of the “Force Health Protection NATO Conference 2014” in Budapest on Tuesday.