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Major General Jürgen Brötz

Major General Brötz is a career Army Intelligence Officer with assignments in United Nations and NATO missions; in Brigade, Division, Federal Intelligence Service and Ministry of Defence functions.

His commands include the 212th Armored Infantry Battalion as well as being Commander of the Train Advice Assist Command North in Resolute Support, Afghanistan. While in battalion command, he deployed and commanded the Over The Horizon Forces (ORF) Battalion in support of the KFOR mission in Kosovo.

His senior Intelligence staff assignments include Ministry of Defence, Intelligence Plans & Policy, Bonn; Ministry of Defence, Assistant Chief of Branch Office of State Secretary, Bonn/Berlin; Chief of Staff G2, 1st Armored Division, Hannover; Chief of Branch - DEU Federal Intelligence Service, Berlin; Chief of Branch/Head Early Warning and Risk and Threat Assessment - Ministry of Defence, Berlin. Furthermore Major General Brötz was assigned as Director of Intelligence and Chief of Intelligence Division, Ministry of Defence, Berlin and his most recent assignment Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence, NATO HQ Brussels.

He graduated the Generals, Flag Officers and Ambassadors Course at NATO Defence College Rom in 2023 and is currently participating the Executive Course in Strategic Leadership and Digital Innovation (2023/ 2024) at the Center for Higher Defence Studies in Rome.

His awards and decorations include the Gold Cross of Honor of the Bundeswehr, as well as Bundeswehr and NATO Medals for serving in IFOR, SFOR, KFOR and Resolute Support Mission. Austria awarded him with the Cross of Honor for outstanding military cooperation. MG Brötz has also earned the USA Legion of Merit as Commanding Officer Train Advice and Assist Command North in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. He also received the National Defence System of the Republic of Lithuania Medal of Merit, in February 2019.

Major General Brötz is married to Malgorzata. They have two school-age children.

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