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Born 15th FEB 1964
married, 2 Children

 

 

Military Career

  • 1982-1984 Conscript service in Soviet Army
  • 1991-1993 Service in Estonian Police Forces as platoon commander
  • 1993-1994 Company commander in Estonian Defence Forces (EDF)
  • 1994-1996 Chief of section in J2 department of EDF HQ
  • 1996-2006 Chief of J2 department of EDF HQ
  • 1998-2006 Commander of Military Intelligence Battalion
  • 2006 Team leader on a foreign mission (ISAF)
  • 2007-2008 Lecturer in Military Academy, chair of tactics of brigade and battalion
  • 2008-2010 Chief of G2 department of Army Staff
  • 2010 Contingent commander on a foreign mission (ISAF)
  • 2011-2012 Estonian Defence Attache in Georgia
  • 2012 ESTSOF Commander

Military ranks in EDF

  • 1994 Lieutenant
  • 1995 Captain
  • 1998 Major
  • 2010 Lieutenant Colonel
  • 2016 Colonel

Decorations

  • The Cross of the Eagle, 4th Class Order
  • The Cross of the Eagle, 5th Class Order
  • Badge of Merit of EDF
  • Medal of Special Services of EDF
  • EDF Service Medal
  • Service Medal of EDF HQ
  • Service Medal of Army Staff
  • 10 years of restored Defence Forces Memorial Medal
  • White Cross of Estonian Defence League, 4th Class Order
  • Service Medal of Estonian Defence League
  • Medal of Special Services of Estonian Defence League
  • Badge of Service of Estonian Defence League
  • Medal for participation in international peacekeeping operations
  • Golden badge of Ministry of Defence
  • Badge of service of Army Staff
  • Badge of service of Intelligence Battalion
  • Medal of NATO Non-article 5 operations Georgian medal of General Kvinitadze
  • Estonian paratroopers’ badge 1th Class
  • US Marine paratroopers’ badge
  • French paratroopers’ badge 3th Class
  • German paratroopers’ badge 3th Class

Organizations

Estonian Defence League member since 1990.

Hobbies

History, sports, cars.
 

Last updated: 29. September 2020, 10:02

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