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Estonia National Military Representative

Major General Meelis Kiili

Date of birth: 20th of March, 1965

Education:

2011   USA Army War College (Master of Strategic Studies)
2006 – 2007 NATO Defence College Rome
1999 – 2000 Baltic Defence College
1984 – 1991 Estonian University of Agriculture

Supplementary Education:

2003    English Language Course, University of Cambridge
2001    NATO Civil Emergency Planning and Civil Military Co-operation Course (CEP/CIMIC), NATO School Oberammergau
2001    European Security Course, NATO School Oberammergau
1997    UN Military Observer Course (UNMO), Swiss UN Military Observer Course
1995    UN Senior Staff Officer Course (UNSOC), SWEDINT
1994 - 1995 British Royal Marines Course BALTBAT
1993 – 1994 Estonian Officers Course

Work experience:

2019 – … Estonian National Military Representative
2012 – 2019 The Commander of Estonian Defence League
2010 – 2012 The Commandant of Baltic Defence College
2008 – 2010 Defence Attaché to US and Canada
2006 – 2007 Deputy Chief of General Staff
2005 – 2006 Chief of Staff of Estonian Land Forces, acting commander of Estonian Land Forces
2004 – 2005 Estonian Land Forces HQ Operations Officer (G3), acting Chief of Staff on duties of Land Forces Commander
2003 – 2004 Estonian Land Forces HQ Operations Officer (G3), Deputy Chief of Staff
2000 – 2003 NATO regional Headquarters staff officer, NATO RHQ CINCEASTLANT Northwood Headquarters London
1998 – 1999 Commanding Officer of Peace Operations Centre
1997 – 1998 Chief of Staff of Peace Operations Centre acting Commander
1996 – 1997 Second in Command of Estonian Contingency in South Lebanon, UNIFIL
1995 – 1996 Baltic Battalion Estonian company training officer
1993 – 1994 Lääne Viru Defence League district Chief of Staff
1991 – 1993 Manager, power engineering

Marital status:

married, 2 daughters

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