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Major General René Wellinger

Commander Land Forces

 René Wellinger


Major General Wellinger commands the land forces. He is responsible for the basic and operational readiness of the staffs, brigades and units placed under his command, and reports directly to the Chief of Joint Operations Command. He is in charge of the land forces command battalion, the command, control and technical systems centre unit, and three mechanised brigades. Major General Wellinger is also responsible for the land forces' sphere of operations.

2018 Major General, Commander Land Forces
2014 Commander of the Armour and Artillery Training Unit
2012 Brigadier General, Commander of Armoured Brigade 11
2011 GS officer assigned to a commander of an armoured brigade
2008 Chief of Staff in an armoured brigade
2006 Colonel GS, chief of operations in a territorial region staff
2004 Chief intelligence officer in an armoured brigade staff
2001 Lieutenant Colonel GS, commander of an infantry battalion
1999 Major GS, officer in a field division staff
1995 Captain, commander of an artillery battery
2009 Commander visual AAA recruit, NCO and officer schools
2008 Chief of Staff to the Deputy Chief of the Armed Forces
2004 Chief of Staff to the Commander Armed Forces College
2003 Royal Military College, Shrivenham, GB
2002 Project member and liaison officer in 'Artillery XXI' project
2001 Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
1992 Entry into instruction corps
Instruction officer at artillery recruit school


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Office: Kommando Heer
Papiermühlestr. 14
CH-3003 Bern



Kommando Heer
Papiermühlestr. 14
CH-3003 Bern