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Chief of Staff

Brigadier General Wolf-Jürgen Stahl

The Chief of Staff directs, coordinates and supervises the staff activities on behalf of the Commander. He also transmits policies, plans and decisions of the Commander and his Deputy to the staff. Among other vital areas of responsibilities, the Chief of Staff is to keep the Commander and Deputy Commander informed about all important matters within their own command as well as in superior and adjacent NATO and national command areas.

Military career / Education:

  • 2018 – Chief of Staff, Multinational Corps Northeast, Szczecin
  • 2017 – 2018 Mazar-e Sharif (AFG) / Commander of Train, Advise and Assist Command North
  • 2014 – 2017 Ministry of Defense (MoD), Berlin / Division Head Military Policy and Operation
  • 2010 – 2014 Ministry of Defense (MoD), Berlin / Head of Office to State Secretary
  • 2008 – 2010 Ministry of Defense (MoD), Berlin / Military Assistant for Political Affairs to State Secretary
  • 2006 – 2008 Ministry of Defense (MoD), Berlin / Desk Officer for Political Affairs and Bilateral Relations Southeast-Europe
  • 2004 – 2006 401st Armoured Infantry Battalion, Hagenow / Commanding Officer
  • 2003 – 2004 9th Armoured Brigade, Munster / Chief of Staff / G3
  • 2001 – 2003 SHAPE, Mons (BEL) / Military Assistant to Chief of Staff SHAPE
  • 2000 – 2001 SHAPE Operations Centre, Mons (BEL) / J5 Staff Officer (Briefings/Assessments)
  • 1998 – 2000 Office for Studies and Exercises of the Bundeswehr, Munich / Project Officer
  • 1996 – 1998 Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr, Hamburg / General Staff Course
  • 1994 – 1996 Bundeswehr, Schwerin / Youth/Public Relations Officer of the Bundeswehr, Schwerin
  • 1987 – 1994 9th Armoured Brigade, Munster / Platoon leader and company commander Armoured Infantry
  • 1984 – 1987 University of the Bundeswehr, Hamburg / Study of Economic and Management
  • 1983 – 1984 Armoured Infantry, Hamburg / Officer candidate training

Decorations

  • 2017 Cross of Honor (Gold), German Armed Forces
  • 2006 German Armed Forces Deployment Medal lSAF, Non Article 5 NATO Medal ISAF
  • 2003 German Armed Forces Deployment Medal SFOR, Non Article 5 NATO Medal Balkans Operation
  • 1991 Cross of Honor (Bronze), German Armed Forces

Promotions

  • 2014 Brigadier General
  • 2010 Colonel
  • 2000 Lieutenant Colonel
  • 1997 Major
  • 1992 Captain
  • 1988 1st Lieutenant
  • 1986 Lieutenant


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Poland

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