A light-coloured building in the sunshine with a coniferous tree on either side of the main entrance

Chief of the German Army

The Chief of the Army is the supreme commander of the German Army, one of the military services of the Bundeswehr, and exercises command and control over more than 60,000 women and men in uniform.

A portrait of the Chief of the German Army, Lieutenant General Alfons Mais, in uniform
Lieutenant General Alfons Mais, Chief of the German Army Bundeswehr
As the core of the land forces, the Army is today judged by the way we accomplish mandated international crisis management missions and meet our standby commitments in a collective-defence framework. This objective is thus my primary concern.