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In peacetime the Estonian Defence Forces and the national defence organisations are led by the Commander of the Defence Forces, in wartime by the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces.

The Chief of the Defence Forces and the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces are appointed and released from office by the Parliament on the proposal of the President of the Republic.

As of December 5, 2018 Estonian Defence Forces and national defence organisations are led by the Commander of the Defence Forces, Major General Martin Herem.

Major General Indrek Sirel was born in 1970 in Tallinn, Estonia. He graduated from the Moscow Military Academy and served as a platoon leader in the former Soviet Union Army.

Last updated: 12. February 2020, 23:33

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