Bulgaria to Appoint Defense Attache in U.S. as New Air Force ChiefDefense | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 13:49| views
Brigadier General Tsanko Stoykov. Photo credit: af.armf.bg
The government has proposed to appoint Brigadier General Tsanko Stoykov as Air Force Commander to replace Maj Gen Rumen Radev who resigned earlier this month.
Stoykov, 53, is serving as Defense Attache in the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
The government said in a statement after a weekly meeting on Wednesday that it also proposed to President Rosen Plevneliev to promote Stoykov to the rank of Major General.