Curriculum Vitae Colonel André Abed

Curriculum Vitae Colonel André Abed

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Director Strategic Affairs and Faculties, Bundeswehr Command and Staff College

Colonel André Abed, Director Strategic Affairs and Faculties, Bundeswehr Command and Staff College

Bundeswehr Command and Staff College/Michael Gundelach

Personal Information

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

Military Career

since Nov 2020    
Director Strategic Affairs and Faculties, Bundeswehr Command and Staff College, Hamburg

2019 – 2020    
Chief of Staff, 10 Armoured Division, Veitshöchheim

2016 – 2019    
Chief of Branch III 2, Directorate-General for Forces Policy, Federal Ministry of Defence, Berlin

2015 – 2016    
Head of Leadership Department, Leadership Development and Civic Education Centre, Koblenz

2014 – 2015    
Head of Instruction Department, Leadership Development and Civic Education Centre, Koblenz

2013 – 2014    
G1, Specialised Operations Division/Rapid Response Forces Division, Stadtallendorf

2012 – 2013    
Staff Officer (special duties), Chief Strategic Operations Planning Group, CJ5 Multinational Joint Headquarters Ulm

2010 – 2012    
G3, Military-Strategic Operational Planning, J5 Response Forces Operations Command, Ulm

2007 – 2010    
Commander, 104 Tank Battalion, Pfreimd

2004 – 2007    
Chief of Staff, 1 Airmobile Brigade, Fritzlar

2003 – 2004    
Desk officer, Army Staff I 1, Federal Ministry of Defence, Bonn

2001 – 2003    
G4, 30 Armoured Infantry Brigade (‘Alb-Brigade’), Ellwangen

1999 – 2001    
42nd General Staff Officer Course (Army), Bundeswehr Command and Staff College, Hamburg

1996 – 1999    
Chief Instructor, Officer Candidate Training, Armour School, Munster

1994 – 1996    
Tank Company Commander, 8 Mountain Tank Battalion, Kirchham

1993 – 1994    
Tank platoon leader, 8 Mountain Tank Battalion, Kirchham

1989 – 1993    
Studied Pedagogics at the Bundeswehr University Munich

1988 – 1989    
Tank platoon leader, 8 Mountain Tank Battalion, Kirchham

1987    
Switched to officer's career, 563 Tank Battalion, Landshut

1985 – 1987    
Joined the Bundeswehr as a conscript (drafted for 15 months), 8 Mountain Tank Battalion, Kirchham

Mission Experience

2013    
Chief LNO, ISAF RC NORTH to ISAF JOINT COMMAND, Kabul, Afghanistan

2011    
Chief CJ3, ISAF RC NORTH, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan

2008    
DCOM, ISAF PRT KUNDUZ/DCOM Operations, Kunduz, Afghanistan

2003    
J3, Chief Liaison Monitoring Teams, Operation ALLIED HARMONY, NATO HQ SKOPJE, Skopje, Macedonia

2002    
G2, GECONKFOR, and J2 Intel Ops, TASK FORCE FOX, Bunardzik, Macedonia

by  Bundeswehr Command and Staff College