Salvatore Cuoci

Salvatore Cuoci (born January 26, 1965) is a member of the Italian Armed Forces, and the 22nd Commander of the Kosovo Force.[1]

Salvatore Cuoci
Birth nameSalvatore Cuoci
Born (1965-01-26) January 26, 1965 (age 55)
Aversa, Italy
Allegiance Italy
Service/branchCoat of arms of the Esercito Italiano.svgArmy
RankMajor General
Commands heldCommander, Kosovo Force

Cuoci has held several other commands within the Italian military, and other NATO led operations.

Early lifeEdit

Cuoci was born in Aversa on the 26th of January, 1965. Before entering the military, he attended the Italian Military Academy in 1983.

Military careerEdit

In 1987, after graduating from the military academy, he attended the Junior Army Officers School, located in Turin. Post-graduation Cuoci was appointed as Lieutenant of Armoured troops in the September of 1987.

He then served as a platoon commander for the 9th Armoured Battalion, "M.O. Butera" in L’Aquila, in the 6th Tank Battalion "M.O. Scapuzzi”. When in Civitavecchia he served as Company Commander, S2 and S3 Chief.


Cuoci has received several awards from Italy, and other foreign nations.


  1. ^ "Major General Salvatore Cuoci". Retrieved 28 March 2018.