Bulgarian Air Force Commander moves on to NATO position

Eurocopter AS.532AL Cougar lifting off at Krumovo Air Base, near Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

From novinite.com:  Brigadier General Stefan Petrov, the current commander of Bulgaria’s helicopter air force base in Krumovo, advances to a position in the NATO air force commandment in Izmir, Turkey.

He will be replaced as a commander at Krumovo by Colonel Zlatko Zlatev, the current chief of staff of the detachment.

Detachment 32020 in Krumovo is home to Bulgaria’s 24th helicopter air force, the country’s most cutting-edge.

The ceremony for handing over the commandment is to be held Friday at 10.00 EET in the Krumovo air base.

The senior commander of the Bulgarian Air Force Major General Konstantin Popov will be present at the solemn event.  (photo: Philip Stevens/Target Aviation Photography)

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