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Command Sergeant Major of the Estonian Defence Forces sergeant major Enn Adoson

Date of birth: 20 May 1975

Marital status: Married, two children

Education and training

  • 2018 Senior Leaders Course (SLC, BDCOL), Vilnius, LTU
  • 2018 Executive Defence Course (EDC)
  • 2008-2009 U.S. Army Sergeant Major Academy, Class 59, Fort Bliss Texas, USA
  • 2005 Sergeant Major Course, NCO School, EST
  • 1996 Senior NCO Course, NCO School, EST
  • 1995 Basic NCO Course, NCO School, EST1991-1994 Vocational secondary education, Technical School, Tallinn

Assignments

  • 2019- Command Sergeant Major of the Estonian Defence Forces
  • 2016-2019 OPS SGM, EDF HQ J3
  • 2012-2016 Staff Assistant, J7, HQ JFC Brunssum
  • 2011-2012 CSM, 1st Infantry Brigade
  • 2011 Senior NCO for EST Contingent in ISAF, TF Helmand Lashkar Gah
  • 2009-2011 CSM, 1st Infantry Brigade
  • 2006-2008 CSM, Scouts Battalion (ESTBAT)
  • 2003-2006 Staff Assistant, S-4, Scouts Battalion (ESTBAT)
  • 2003 Platoon Sergeant, ESTPLA-7, Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • 2002-2003 Staff Assistant, S-4, Scouts Battalion (ESTBAT)
  • 2001-2002 Paymaster, Nordic Polish Battle Group LCG, SFOR Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • 2000-2001 A-Coy First Sergeant, Baltic Battalion
  • 2000 Squad Leader, ESTPATROL-2, KFOR Kosovo
  • 1999-2000 A-Coy First Sergeant, Baltic Battalion
  • 1998-1999 Platoon sergeant, instructor, Logistic Battalion
  • 1997-1998 Platoon sergeant, instructor, Battle School of the Defence Forces (NCO School)
  • 1996-1997 Platoon sergeant, Põhja Single Infantry Company
  • 1994-1995 Compulsory military service, Squad leader, Põhja Single Infantry Company

Promotions

  • 2017 Sergeant Major
  • 2003 Master Sergeant
  • 2000 Sergeant First Class
  • 1996 Staff Sergeant
  • 1995 Sergeant

Awards

  • Order of the Golden Cross of the Eagle with Swords
  • Estonian Defence Forces’ Distinguished Service Decoration with Swords
  • Estonian Defence Forces’ Distinguished Service Cross
  • Estonian Defence Forces’ Long Service Medal
  • The International Military Operations Participant Medal
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • The NATO ISAF medal
  • The NATO Bosnia-Herzegovina medal
  • The NATO Kosovo medal

Languages

  • Estonian
  • English

Last updated: 13. February 2020, 05:31

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