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Major General Jean-Marc Halter

Defence Attaché in Paris

Jean-Marc Halter


Major General Halter is defence attaché at the Swiss Embassy in Paris. He safeguards Switzerland’s security policy and armed forces interests in France, Belgium and Luxembourg. He is accountable to the head of International Relations in the Armed Forces Staff.

2018 Defence Attaché in Paris accredited to France, Belgium and Luxembourg
2018 Senior Staff Officer assigned to the Chief of the Armed Forces
2010 Major General, head of Armed Forces Joint Staff
2009 Brigadier general, commander infantry brigade
2004 Colonel General Staff, G3, assistant chief of staff Operations,
deputy chief of staff in Land Forces Operations Staff
1999 Lieutenant colonel General Staff, staff officer in field division staff and field army corps staff
1995 Major General Staff, commander rifle battalion
1992 Captain General Staff, assigned to field division staff
1988 Captain, commander rifle company
2007 Chief of staff and deputy commandant infantry training unit, chief of operations and career management in infantry training unit
2006 Brigade liaison officer in C2 cell of Commander Land Forces
2002 Commandant territorial infantry schools
2001 Commandant infantry schools
2000 Royal Military College of Science in Shrivenham, GBR
1997 Deputy commandant C2 simulator at Tactical Training Centre
1987 Military Academy, entry into instruction corps
Officer of instruction, class teacher and deputy commandant infantry schools



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