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Brigadier General Stefan Christen

Commander Engineer/Rescue/NBC Training Unit

Brigadier Stefan Christen


Brigadier General Christen is the Commander of the Engineer/Rescue/NBC Training Unit. He is responsible for the unit’s basic training and operational readiness. He answers to the Chief of Training and Education Command.

The Commander Engineer/Rescue/NBC Training Unit is in charge of the unit's recruit, NCO and officers schools, the disaster relief stand-by battalion, Motor Boat Company 10, the military diving team, the NBC/EOD Centre of Competence with NBC Defence Battalion 10, NBC Defence Laboratory Battalion 1, the NBC defence company and the Armed Forces Sports Centre of Competence.

2018  Commander Engineer/Rescue/NBC Training Unit
2017 Brigadier General, Commander Engineer/Rescue Training Unit
2016 Colonel GS, Chief of Armed Forces Staff Section 235
2009 Chief of operations in a territorial region staff
2003 Lieutenant Colonel GS, commander of the disaster relief standby unit task force
2002 Major GS, assistant chief of staff in a territorial brigade
2001 Major, deputy commander of a rescue battalion
1994 Captain, commander of a rescue company
2016 Deputy J3/5 and chief of projects/controlling of Armed Forces Joint Staff
2012 Commander rescue NCO and recruit school
2011 National contingent commander NCC, SWISSCOY/KFOR, Kosovo
2009 Team leader in bachelor course and military school command at the Military Academy
2005 NATO Strategic/Operational CIMIC Course, Spanish Army War College
2004 International Crisis Management Course, Swedish National Defence College
2003 CIMIC training at SHAPE NATO Oberammergau, Germany
2002 Project manager for armed forces disaster relief standby unit, Armed Forces XXI project
2001 Team member in 'the armed forces single term conscript’ project
1999–2009 Various military disaster relief and subsidiary security operations in Switzerland and abroad
1997 Entry into instruction corps
1992 Military Academy


Lehrverband Genie/Rettung/ABC

Office address: Allmendweg 8
CH-4528 Zuchwil

Office address:

Allmendweg 8
CH-4528 Zuchwil