Vitae Brigadier General Holger Neumann

Vitae Brigadier General Holger Neumann

  • Bundeswehr Command and Staff College
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Director Training and Education Bundeswehr Command and Staff College

Brigadier General Holger Neumann, Director Training and Education
Bundeswehr Command and Staff College

Bundeswehr Command and Staff College/Michael Gundelach

Personal Information

Date of Birth:  10 August 1966   
Place of Birth: Ulm, Germany

Military Career

since Sep 2018  
Director Training and Education, Bundeswehr Command and Staff College, Hamburg

2017 – 2018   
Deputy FMoD spokesperson and Chief of the Press Branch in the Press and Information Office, Federal Ministry of Defence, Berlin

2015 – 2017   
S3 Staff Officer and Deputy Commander, Fighter Wing 74, Neuburg including 3 months as S3 Staff Officer and Deputy Commander, Mazar-e Sharif Operational Wing, ISAF, AFG

2013   
EUROFIGHTER weapon system training, Fighter Wing 73, Laage

2009-2013   
Assistant Chief of Branch, Press and Information Office (Air Force spokesperson), Federal Ministry of Defence, Berlin

2007-2009   
Military Assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), SHAPE, NATO, Mons, BEL

2005-2007   
Assistant Chief of Air Staff Branch III 1, Federal Ministry of Defence, Bonn

2003-2005   
Section Chief A3a, Headquarters 4th Air Division, Aurich

2001-2003   
46th General Staff Officer Course, Bundeswehr Command and Staff College, Hamburg

1999-2001   
S3 Flight Operations Officer, Flying Group; subsequently: Operations Staff Officer, 2nd Flying Squadron, Fighter Bomber Wing 34, Memmingen

1997-1999   
Military Assistant to the Commander 1st Air Division, Headquarters 1st Air Division, Karlsruhe

1994-1997  
Pilot, 2nd Flying Squadron, Fighter Bomber Wing 34, Memmingen

1993-1994  
TORNADO weapon system training, Trinational TORNADO Training Establishment (TTTE), Cottesmore, GBR and Fighter Bomber Wing 38, Jever

1990-1993   

Basic and advanced flight training, Air Force Officer School, Fürstenfeldbruck, Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas, USA and Tactical Basic Training Course ALPHA JET, Fighter Bomber Wing 49, Fürstenfeldbruck

1989-1990 
62nd Officer Course, Air Force Officer School, Fürstenfeldbruck

1988-1989   
Basic military service, 2nd Company, 253 Parachute Battalion, Nagold

Medals and Decorations

  • Silver Cross of Honour of the Bundeswehr
  • Bundeswehr Bronze Foreign Duty Medal (ISAF)
  • NATO ISAF Medal (Multiple Tour Indicator 2)
  • United States Armed Forces Meritorious Service Medal 

Badges

  • Military Aircraft Pilot Badge in Gold
  • Parachutist Badge in Bronze
  • Bundeswehr Proficiency Badge in Gold
  • United States Air Force Command Pilot Badge

Flying Experience

  • More than 2,800 flying hours (on training and combat aircraft)
by  Bundeswehr Command and Staff College