Ambassador for Sayeqa (1st SOK)
1st Lieutenant Omid Nizami is a distinguished Special Forces Officer who has made significant contributions to the National Mission Brigade (NMB) in Kabul. Born in Maimana city, Faryab province, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 2018 at the Ministry of Defense after graduating from the prestigious Afghan National Academy.
Nizami holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Marshal Fahim Defense University in Kabul. He has pursued various military courses to enhance his skills, including the Infantry Officers Course, Afghan Commando Course, Special Forces Course, and Turkish Language Course at Land Forces Language School Command in Istanbul, Turkey, showcasing his commitment to continuous professional development. Throughout his career, Nizami has held key leadership roles. He served as an Assistant to the Deputy Minister of Defense from 2018 to 2019, displaying his aptitude for strategic planning and decision-making. He also served as the NMB Commander Assistant in 2019-2020, where he exhibited exceptional leadership and operational expertise.
Nizami’s diverse skill set, and versatility are evident in his roles as an Intelligence Gathering Manager and Air Force Coordinator at Camp Stevenson in Mazar-e-Sharif from 2020 to 2021.
His ability to effectively manage intelligence operations and coordinate with different military branches highlights his expertise in joint operations. His exemplary service has earned him numerous accolades, including appreciation letters from international counterparts, the Defense
Ministry, and the Chief of General Staff, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the military.
Beyond his military service, Nizami is a respected member of the veteran community. He currently resides in Houston, Texas and serves as the Regional Ambassador for the Afghan National Army Special Operations veterans who live in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Alaska, and Oklahoma, further demonstrating his commitment to supporting his fellow veterans.
Nizami’s exceptional military career, leadership acumen, and dedication to service in various capacities made him a highly respected and accomplished professional. His unwavering commitment to excellence and significant contributions to the military and veteran community are a testament to his exemplary character and capabilities.