The Chief of Defence (French language: Chef d’Etat-Major) is a position in the military of Luxembourg and head of the Luxembourg Army. Luxembourg's Chief of Defence is the professional head of the armed forces, and in charge of the day-to-day operation. The current Chief of Defence is Gaston Reinig.
List of Chiefs of Defence[edit | edit source]
|Chief of Defence||Rank||Start||End|
|Michel Mayer||Colonel||15 July 1967||9 October 1972|
|Pierre Dauffenbach||Colonel||9 October 1972||4 February 1976|
|Jean Betz||Colonel||4 February 1976||9 March 1980|
|François Welfring||Colonel||9 March 1980||13 May 1984|
|Nicolas Ley||Colonel||13 May 1984||21 February 1988|
|Armand Bruck||Colonel||21 February 1988||4 November 1994|
|Michel Gretsch||Colonel||4 November 1994||2 July 1998|
|Guy Lenz||Colonel||2 July 1998||28 January 2002|
|Nico Ries||Colonel||28 January 2002||15 January 2008|
|Gaston Reinig||General||15 January 2008||1 February 2013|
|Mario Daubenfeld||General||1 February 2013||Incumbent|
|Source: Army of Luxembourg|
Footnotes[edit | edit source]
- (French) "Une monarchie constitutionnelle". Service Information et Presse. http://www.gouvernement.lu/dossiers/famille_grand_ducale/monarchieconstit/index.html. Retrieved 26 November 2010.
- (French) "Organigramme". Army of Luxembourg. http://www.armee.lu/organisation/organigramme/. Retrieved 26 November 2010.
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