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Lieutenant General (ret.) Rainer L. Glatz


2006–2013 Acting Commander, Deputy Commander and from 2009 onwards Commander Bundeswehr Joint Forces Operations Command, Potsdam

2002–2006 Commander, Special Operations Division, Regensburg

2001–2002 Deputy Chief of Staff (Doctrine and Operations, Structure, Finance), FMOD Army Staff FüH III, Bonn

1998–2001 Commander, Light Infantry (Reaction Force) Brigade 37 (AMF-L), »Freistaat Sachsen«, Frankenberg, Saxony, including the deployment as Commander, Multinational Brigade Centre (DFGFA), SFOR, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (11/98 – 04/99)

1987–1989 Personal Assistant to the Head of the Directorate for Foreign, Security and Development Policy, Federal Chancellery, Bonn

Prior to this, attendance of the national German and British General Staff Officers Course and, a series of staff and commanding appointments, including NATO. Member of the Federal Minister of Defense's Advisory Council for the German Military History and Social Sciences Research Institute (ZMSBw) and, Member of the Minister of Defense's Advisory Council concerning questions of the concept of »Innere Führung«. Member of the Chamber of Public Responsibility, Council of the Protestant Church in Germany, EKD. Expert member of the German parliamentary »Commission on screening and assurance of the rights of parliament in the process of mandating missions of the Federal Armed Forces«.

SWP Comments

Michael Paul
Partnership on the High Seas

China and Russia’s Joint Naval Manoeuvres

Judith Vorrath, Maike Voss
The Hidden Dangers of Falsified and Substandard Medicines

Developing Countries Are Most Affected by the Illegal Trade

SWP Research Papers