was born 29 March 1978 in Szeged, Hungary. He joined to the military in 1992 when he entered the Damjanich Janos Military High School. He completed the basic training in 1996. The next year he graduated from NCO School as an NBC firefighter and promoted to Sergeant OR-5.
From 1997 to 2004 he served in the Alfold Training Center, the he moved to the 37. II. Rakoczi Ferenc Engineer Regiment. During his career he fulfilled several NCO leadership positions like Drill Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant and Battalion Command Sergeant Major. In 2020 he was appointed to Regimental Command Sergeant Major of the 37. II. Rakoczi Ferenc Engineer Regiment. He completed MANSCEN NCO Academy Drill Sergeant School, Command Leadership Instructor Training Course, JMTT Leadership Course, USMC Career Course, Combat Life Saver, C-IED Train the Trainer National Course and Sergeants Major Academy Hungary.
He has deployed 3 times to NATO and UN missions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Cyprus and comlpeted 2 tours in EUFOR Operation Althea. First he served as an S3 NCO in MNBN, then was the First Sergeant of the Hun Coy. His medals and decorations include Drill Sergeant Badge, NCO Service Medal III. for 10 years in service, Peacekeeping Medal (UN, Slovakian, Hungarian), Multinational Division Central South Medal, Bronze Service Medal, NCO Service Medal II. for 20 years in service, Migration Crisis Medal, Army Commendation Medal (US. Army).
CSM Bernatsky holds a bachelor’s degre in Human Resource Management.