Admiral Head of Logistic Support

Admiral Aniceto Rosique Nieto

Admiral Aniceto Rosique Nieto
Admiral Aniceto Rosique Nieto
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Admiral Aniceto Rosique Nieto

Admiral Aniceto Rosique Nieto was born in Fuente Álamo (Murcia) in 1960. He joined the Military Naval Academy in 1979, and was graduated as Lieutenant-Junior Grade in July 1984 and promoted to his current rank in 2020.

He has a General Staff diploma, he is a specialist in Communications and is also a graduate in Economics (Applied International Economics by the UNED).

He has served on board the corvette "Descubierta", the training ship "Juan Sebastián de Elcano" and the corvette "Vencedora" as Communications and Operations Chief. He acted as Chief of Staff of the 21st Corvette Squadron and Chief of Staff of the MCM Fleet.

He has commanded the minesweeper "Duero" between 1993 and 1994, the MCM command ship "Diana" from 2000 to 2001; frigate "Méndez Núñez", first as PCO (Prospective Commanding Officer) and then as her Commanding Officer between 2004 and 2007; and Commander of the 31st Escort Squadron from 2011 to 2013.

In relation to his ashore appointments, he has been Brigade Commander of the Navy Weapons School (EARMA), Chief of Damage Control at the CEVACO, Assistant of the Naval Staff Secretary, Technical Advisor of the Minister of Defense Technical Cabinet (MINISDEF), Deputy Director/Head Teacher at the Military Naval Academy and Adjutant in the Office of the Chief of Staff of the Spanish Navy.

Also ashore, he was appointed Admiral Chief of the Operations Section at the Navy Staff, Director of Naval Education and Admiral Head of the Military Arsenal in Cartagena. He is currently Head of the Spanish Navy Logistic Support Command.

He was been awarded the Grand Cross of Naval Merit (White Badge), Army Merit Cross (White Badge), Naval Merit Cross (Perú), Kuwait Liberation Medal, Peace-Keeping Operations Medal, the Police Merit Cross (White Badge) and Recognition Plaque of the Local Police Departments. He has the Cross, Commendation, Plaque and Grand Cross of the Royal and Military Order of "San Hermenegildo".

Admiral Rosique is Honorary Citizen of his home town, the very Noble and Loyal Villa of Fuente-Álamo (Murcia).

On April 13th of 2018, he was awarded the Special Mention of Sport of the City Council of "La Unión" (Murcia).

As regards languages, he has the NATO English language profile and fluent knowledge of French.

He is married and has two sons. His hobbies include: sports (triathlon and tennis), reading and music.


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