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Commander

Brigadier General Ansgar Meyer

Brigadier General Ansgar Meyer was born on April 24, 1965 in Lorup.  He is married and has three children.


Military Career

1984                Joined the Bundewehr as conscript, 523rd (DEU) Armoured Battalion, Lingen (Ems)
1984 to 1986  Training program as Reserve Officer, 523rd (DEU) Armoured Battalion, Lingen (Ems)
1987 to 1988  Training program as Tank Officer, 314th (DEU) Armoured Battalion, Oldenburg (Oldenburg)
1988 to 1990  Platoon Commander, 523rd (DEU) Armoured Battalion, Lingen (Ems)
1990 to 1991  Platoon Commander, Anti-Tank Section, 522nd (DEU) Infantry Battalion, Fürstenau
1991 to 1992  Platoon Commander, 94th (DEU) Armoured Demonstration Battalion, Munster
1992 to 1993  Platoon Commander, 93rd (DEU) Armoured Demonstration Battalion, Munster
1993 to 1994  S6 Officer, 93rd (DEU) Armoured Demonstration Battalion, Munster
1994 to 1998  Company Commander, 2nd (DEU) Company 93rd Armoured Demonstration Battalion, Munster
1998 to 1999  Lecture Officer, Officer Training, Armoured Training School, Munster
1999 to 2001  Senior Staff Officers Course at the Academy of the Bundeswehr, Hamburg
2001 to 2003  G3-PlanStaffOfficer, Headquarters German Army, Koblenz
2003 to 2004  British Senior Staff Officers Course, Joint Command and Staff College, Shrivenham (UK)
2004 to 2006  Chief of Staff, 41st (DEU) Mechanised Armoured Brigade "Vorpommern", Torgelow
2006 to 2008  Commanding Officer, 413th (DEU) Armoured Battalion, Torgelow
2008 to 2009  Consultant, Forces Headquarters I 3, Ministry of Defence, Bonn
2010 to 2012  Consultant and Head of Staff within the department Human Resources, Ministry of Defence, Bonn
2013 to 2014  Head Consultant III 1.2, Federal Office for Human Resource Management of the Bundeswehr, Cologne
2014 to 2015  Sub Head of Department III 1, Federal Office for Human Resource Management of the Bundeswehr, Cologne
2015 to 2016  Sub Head of Department "Mission Overseas" Command Forces Support Base, Bonn
2016 to 2018  Head Consultant, Department Human Resources II 2, Ministry of Defence, Bonn
June 2018       Commander, 21st Armoured Brigade (DEU) "Lipperland", Augustdorf


Operations:

2005  G3 Multinational Brigade "Southwest", Prizren, KFOR
2007  Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff Provincial Reconstruction Team "Feyzabad", ISAF


Promotions:

1989  Second Lieutenant 
1991  Lieutenant
1995  Captain
2000  Major
2003  Lieutenant Colonel
2013  Colonel
2019  Brigadier General 


Honours: 

Cross of Honour of the Bundeswehr in Gold
Cross of Honour of the Bundeswehr in Silver
Cross of Honour of the Bundeswehr in Bronze
Operations medal of the Bundeswehr, KFOR
NATO-Medal, KFOR
Spanish Operations Medal, KFOR
Operations medal of the Bundeswehr, ISAF
NATO-Medal, ISAF

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