Colonel Elvedin Omić was born in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1972. Prior to appointing as the commandant of the Peace Support Operations Training Centre (PSOTC) Colonel Omić was appointed as the Head of International Cooperation Branch within the J5 of Joint Staff of Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Colonel Omić’s previous duties include both command and staff duties in national and international postings, beginning from the Platoon level up to the Joint Staff level. He served as Company Commander, Chief of S3 at Training Center Unit Travnik, Deputy Battalion Commander, Brigade SO G3/7. In 2004/5 he served as UN Military observer in DR Congo. After that he was Chief of Support Office at Operational Command of AF of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2009 he was posted at PSOTC where he assumed the duty of Directing Staff, Chief Instructor and Head of the Department for Wider Security Sector Courses. Beginning of 2014 he was posted to NATO HQ Brussels as SO PfP Programe. His duties included the Secretary of NATO/PfP working group and managing and coordination of Partnership Staff Elements across NCS. After finishing four years in NATO HQ, Colonel Omić was posted first as a Head of Operations in Joint Staff AF BiH and after that as a Head of International Cooperation Branch.
Colonel Omić’s educational background includes both military and civilian education. He has completed a wide range of specialized and functional courses. In 2020 he completed the strategic level of education at Royal College of Defence Studies in London, the UK. On civilian side of education Colonel Omić is a graduate of the Faculty of Political Sciences at Sarajevo University. He holds the Master of Science in Security.
Colonel Omić is married and a father of three sons.