Last Updated: Jan 15 2009 - Able2Act


Biography for Fernando de Sousa Rodrigues

First Name: Fernando
Last Name: de Sousa Rodrigues
Title: Military Representative of Portugal to NATO
Organization: Portugal Armed forces
Country: Portugal
Date of Birth: 08/02/1946
Spouses: He is married to Maria José
Children: Daughter, Amanda
Education: 1964/67 Military Academy – Air Force Course Lisboa  1967 Basic Flight Training Sintra 1968 Complementary Fighter Course Ota  1972 Flight Safety and Aerospace Management (USA) Los Angeles 1973/74 Operational Fighter Training Monte Real 1977/78 PoAF General Air Warfare Staff Course Sintra Jun 1982 ACE Senior Officers Orientation Course Lisboa  1989 Advanced Staff Training (RAF, ASC – UK) Bracknell  1995/96 PoAF Superior Air Warfare Course (and joint) Sintra  Jul-Nov96 Strategic Course for Political Initiative (Brasil) Rio de Janeiro Instructor pilotFighter pilotTransport pilot6 200 hours of flight
CV: 1968-1973 Instructor Pilot (T-37) - Sintra 1973-1976 Fighter Pilot (FIAT G-91) - Guinea-Bissau/Montijo  1978-1988 Transport Pilot (CASA-212/C-130-H) - Azores/Montijo Sept 1978-Sept 1980 503 Sqn Commander – CASA-212 (Azores)  Sept 1983-Sept 1986 501 Sqn Commander – C-130H (Montijo) Sept 1986-Sept 1988 61 Ops Group Commander (Montijo)  Jan 1990-Dec 1990 Plans & Organization Branch Chief (Ops Division)  Jan 1991-Dec 1993 Director of Staff Training (PoAF Staff College - Sintra)  Jan 1994-Oct 1995 Air Base Commander (Montijo)  Nov 1996-Jul 1996 Attendee to the High Studies Staff Course (Sintra) Nov 1996-Jun 1997 PoAF HQ Chief Ops Division Jun 1997-Jul 2000 Director of Training Jun 1997-Jul 2000 PoAF Delegate to the Military Cooperation to African Countries May 1998-Feb 2001 Director of F-16/MLU Transformation Programme Jun 2000-Feb 2001 Principal of Portugal to the MNFP (Multi-National Fighter Programme) Oct 2001-Jul 2003 President of PoAF Cultural and Historic Commission Jul 2000-Jul 2003 Inspector-General of the Air Force 1st Oct 2003 Portuguese Military Representative to NATO Military Communittee
Awards: Distinguished Services Gold MedalDistinguished Services Silver MedalTwo Distinguished Services Gold Medals-CollectiveMilitary Merit (1st and 2nd Class)Aeronautical Merit (1st Class) War Campaign (Guinea-Bissau)
Compilation by Silobreaker
Although Silobreaker has relied on what it regards as reliable sources while compiling the content herein, Silobreaker cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, integrity or quality of such content and no responsibility is accepted by Silobreaker in respect of such content. Readers must determine for themselves what reliance they should place on the compiled content herein.

Related Stories

First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Portugal still imports more food than it exports, €3.7 billion more

Portuguese exports of agricultural and food products increased by 11% in 2013, according to the National Institute of Statistics, but this increase was swamped by a flood of food imports with shoppers eschewing local goods for imported ones.This consumer ... [Published Algarve Daily News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Portugal fails to get a grip on public finances

Portugal's public debt has risen an astounding €7 billion to 132.9% of GDP.Despite punitive austerity measures, allegedly booming tourism receipts and, the public are told, a growing business sector, the government is presiding over a financial fiasco ... [Published Algarve Daily News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Azerbaijan`s defence minister meets the country`s military attaches and military representatives in foreign countries

[13:20] Azerbaijan's Defense Ministerç Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has met the country`s military attaches and military representatives accredited in foreign countries and in international organizations.Mr. Hasanov provided an insight into the foreign ... [Published Azartac - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Military lecturers’ expertise to be improved

PANO - A training course was opened on July 21st for 210 lecturers on social sciences and humanity from schools under military zones and army corps and assistants in popularization and training from military commands of cities and provinces in the whole ... [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Military career change: my path from Afghanistan to the City

_ Jon Wear joined Deloitte as a senior consultant in the risk advisory practice in January 2012, after spending six years as a British army captain. He now provides guidance and support for current and ex-service people looking to join the private sector. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Military funding headed here

ILLINOIS -- More funding is on its way to help military programs.ILLINOIS -- More funding is on its way to help military programs. The Defense Department is handing out more than $550 million. A portion of it is going to the Illinois National Guard. The ... [Published WCIA 3 - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Civilians Can Rent Military Housing

Have perpetually empty houses on your base? Your next new on-base neighbor could be a non-military affiliated civilian getting all the perks of on-base living without any of the sacrifice.If your local base housing company cannot find enough service members ... [Published Military.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

MoneySaver: Surprising Military Discounts>

Anyone who has served or is serving in the military knows shopping on base can save you a lot of money. But the savings don't have to end when you shop off base.It's no secret many retailers offer military discounts, but there are a few that you may know ... [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Military family groceries won't be cut, yet

The Senate joined the House and backed off plans that would have forced grocery stores for military to offer fewer discounts due to slashed budgets. ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Airport, military bases were there first

Here we go again. An established military base exists in a distant rural area.An airport is constructed nowhere near any housing. Approvals are given for subdivisions to be built nearby each. Homeowners move in to the housing tracts and are soon complaining ... [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Time to Use Military Might

An open letter to President Barack Obama: For decades we have been spending more money on our military than all the other western nations combined. Now is the time to use the awesome power of the U.S. military. The head of the Islamic State of Iraq and ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

A TOP FIGHTER PILOT ON WHAT’S FRUSTRATING ABOUT THE AIR FORCE: “That flying is not the focus of the…

A TOP FIGHTER PILOT ON WHAT’S FRUSTRATING ABOUT THE AIR FORCE: “That flying is not the focus of the USAF. It sounds axiomatic but it’s true. Political correctness, appearances, humanitarian missions, and not offending anyone are the focus.” I’m sure ... [Published Instapundit - Jul 21 2014]
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Military advisers assess Iraqi military [Published CNN.com - Video - Jul 02 2014]
The U.S. military says it believe Iraqi forces will fight for Baghdad. CNN's Barbara Starr reports. ...
U.S. draws Portugal 2-2 [Published CNN.com - Video - Jun 23 2014]
A late goal from Portugal denies the U.S. a win in the 2014 World Cup group stage. ...
By the numbers: Russia's military might [Published CNN.com - Video - Apr 02 2014]
With thousands of tanks, hundreds of fighter jets, and over 700,000 soldiers, Putin's military is a force. ...
Guinea-Bissau: Experts hail strong turnout in G... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Guinea-Bissau 04/14/2014 19:30 GMT by Stephane Barbier BISSAU, April 14, 2014 (AFP) - Almost three-quarters of Guinea-Bissau's eligible voters turned out for watershed elections called to turn the page on years of ...
Guinea-Bissau: Elections Not Enough to Bring St... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 25 2014]
Source: International Peace InstituteCountry: Guinea-Bissau It is widely accepted that elections do not make a democracy, but they are generally viewed as a key first step in that direction. As the campaign for legislative and presidential elections kicked ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...

Audio/Video

sort by: Date | Relevance
Military dog "captured" by Taliban [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 08 2014]
Ukraine's acting president pledges financial su... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 02 2014]
Obama to send military advisors to Iraq [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 19 2014]
Major military cuts on the way [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 24 2014]
Ukraine in military crackdown [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 02 2014]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...

Press Releases

sort by: Date | Relevance
EU to resume cooperation with Guinea-Bissau [Published European Council - Press - EN - Jul 13 2014]
The Military Justice League Raises $9,000 For D... [Published Financial Services - Feb 03 2014]
Eurogroup statement on Portugal - 5.05.2014 [Published European Council - Press - EN - May 04 2014]
U.S. Bank Supports Military Saves Week with New... [Published U.S. Bancorp News Release - Feb 25 2014]
Military Criminal Defense Lawyer Joseph L. Jord... [Published Financial Services - Apr 08 2014]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.