COL (GS) Jan Husák
Future Forces Forum
Director of Multinational Logistics Coordination Centre, Chairman Logistics Capability Conference (LCC)
Ministry of Defence - General Staff
He was born in Žatec, the Czech Republic in 1970. He joined the Czechoslovak Military in 1990 served in basic positions on MTA Doupov and at 11th Fighter Regiment of the CZE Air Force. After that he studied Military University from 1993 to 1998 when he graduated as a Lieutenant. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering. During 1998-2003, he held various appointments including Staff Officer for the Airfield technical support, Material manager for the Aircraft spare parts, Senior Leading Officer for the Air force technical support and then Deputy Section Head for the Air force technical support of the CZE Air Force HQ. In 2003, after the establishment of the CZE Joint Force HQ was assigned as deputy head of the Logistic information systems and evidence Section. From 2004 to 2008 he served at the Logistic (after transformation Support) Division at CZE MoD, Prague, as a Senior Staff Officer Logistics, in the area of development and military cooperation. During this period he was twice (2004, 2005) deployed to the KFOR operation as an Operations Officer and Deputy Head of Operations Branch at Multinational Brigade Centre. From 2008 to 2011, he was appointed the Section Head Sustainment and Reporting, Deputy branch Head Logistics at the Air Component Command HQ Ramstein, Germany. During this period he was holding the duty of the CZE Senior National Representative. From 2011 to 2013, he served as a Head, Logistics Planning and Development Office, and in middle 2013 he was appointed the Deputy Section Head for Logistics Planning and Development, Support Policy Division, CZE MoD. During the both periods at Support Policy Division, CZE MoD represented CZE Logistics as member in variance of Alliance working groups and committees – Combat Service Support WG (CSS WG), Combat Service Support WG Supply Panel (CSS WG SP), Logistic Planning Advisory Committee (LPAC), Logistic Coordination Board Doctrinal Committee (LCB DC), Logistic Reporting WG (LOGREP WG), Logistic Functional Services WG (LOG FS WG), Logistic Information Management WG (LOG IMG WG) and Stockpile Planning Committee (SPC). By the 1st January 2015 he was appointed as a director of the Multinational Logistic Coordination Center in Prague and in May promoted to the rank of colonel. During the Year 2015 he held position of the director of the Multinational exercise Capable Logistician 2015 – Logistic Interoperability Field exercise at Bakony training area in Hungary. His military education includes the Czech Military General Staff College, Staff College, the NATO Logistic Course, NATO Expeditionary Logistic Course (both NSO O’Gau), the Logistic Readiness Officer Course (37th Training Group, USA), and other specialized Courses in the area of Logistic management, supplies, sustainment and Logistic Information Systems. His decorations include the Czech Republic Bronze Meritorious Cross, Czech Republic Armed Forces Service Medals, the NATO Non Article V. medal for the Kosovo and the Czech Republic Foreign Service Medals. Jan Husák is married to Soňa and they have daughter Marketa.