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Brigadier General Peter Baumgartner

Commander of the Infantry Training Unit

Peter Baumgartner

 

Brigadier General Baumgartner commands the Infantry Training Unit, and is responsible for the basic training. The Commander of the Infantry Training Unit is accountable to the Chief of Training and Education Command.

The Commander of the Infantry Training Unit is in charge of the infantry schools for recruits, NCOs and officers, the infantry stand-by battalion, and the armed forces mountain service and military bands centres of excellence. He assists superior authorities in planning, evaluating, procuring, fielding and liquidating equipment and systems.

2021 Commander of the Infantry Training Unit
2017 Brigadier general, commander of the Commander and Staff Officer School
2016 Colonel GS, ad interim commander of Mountain Infantry Brigade 12
2008 Colonel GS, assistant chief of staff operations in territorial region
2006 Lieutenant Colonel GS, assistant chief of staff logistics in an armoured brigade staff
2001 Lieutenant Colonel GS, commander of a mountain rifle battalion
1999 Major GS, chief of operations in fortress brigade staff
1993 Captain of rifle, reconnaissance and brigade headquarters companies
2016 Chief of staff in Armed Forces Staff
2014 Chief of staff in Armed Forces Development (AFD) sub-project of Training Command
2013 Chief of training in Land Forces Staff
2010 Commander of Infantry Recruit School 12 and Commander of the Military Training Area Chur
2008 Team leader at the military school of the Military Academy at the ETH Zurich (MILAK)
2005 Team leader and chief of staff at the General Staff School
2004 EURO course, Leadership Academy of the Bundeswehr, Hamburg, Germany
2003 Admiral Staff and General Staff Services Course, Leadership Academy of the Bundeswehr, Hamburg, Germany
2002 Class teacher at infantry training centre
1999 Class teacher at infantry officer school
1990 Entry into career officers’ corps; officer of instruction at infantry schools

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Office: Château
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