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Major General Hans-Peter Walser

Commander Territorial Division 2

Hans-Peter Walser


Major General Walser commands Territorial Division 2. He is responsible for civil affairs support in exceptional situations and is directly accountable to the Chief of Joint Operations Command. The Territorial Division 2 comprises the cantons of Lucerne, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Solothurn, Basel City, Basel Land and Aarau. The Commander Territorial Division 2 is in charge of one command support battalion, four infantry battalions, one engineer battalion and one rescue battalion.

2018 Commander Territorial Division 2
2016 Commander Territorial Region 2
2013 Major general, head of Armed Forces Staff
2010 Head of Armed Forces Planning / deputy head of Armed Forces Staff
2008 Brigadier general, head of Armed Forces Personnel
2005 Colonel General Staff
2004 Head of armed forces staff section
2000 Lieutenant Colonel General Staff
1998 Major General Staff, commander mechanised rifle battalion
1997 Captain GS, General Staff officer in field division staff
1993 Captain, commander support weapons company
2006 Naval Postgraduate School, Defense Resources Management Institute, Monterey, CA, USA
2004 Head of Armed Forces and Armament Planning in the Armed Forces Planning Staff
2002 National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF), Washington, D.C., USA
1998 Personal assistant and assigned staff officer to the Chief of General Staff
1997 In addition, team leader and class teacher in General Staff courses  at the infantry training centre and at officers’ school
1996 Military academy
unit officer of instruction and class teacher at mechanised infantry schools


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Office: Kommando
Territorialdivision 2
CH-5001 Aarau
+41 58 481 32 20



Territorialdivision 2
CH-5001 Aarau

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