|Lieutenant General Bruno Kasdorf|
Lieutenant General Bruno Kasdorf
Lieutenant General Bruno Kasdorf joined the German Federal Armed Forces in 1973. After his military education he served as an Armored Infantry Platoon Leader until 1975, subsequently obtaining a Universial Degree in Business Administration from the University of German Federal Armed Forces. He then returned to active duty as a Platoon Leader and Company Commander.
In 1987 he completed the General Staff Officers Course at the Federal Armed Forces Command and Staff College followed by an assignment in II GE/US Corps as an Operational Planner. Lieutenant General Kasdorf also attended the Command and General Staff Officers Course in Ft Leavenworth, USA, graduating in 1990. Between 1990 and 1992 he worked as an Assistant Branch Chief at FMoD Armed Forces Staff before being assigned as the Commander of the 323rd MechInfBn. Returning to the FMoD in 1994 he worked in the Planning Staff on Military Strategy. In 1996 he was posted within the FMOD to become Branch Chief of the Joint Operations Center. Following his assignment as ACOS G3 IV GE Corps and his attendance at the US Army War College Lieutenant General Kasdorf was posted to the FMOD Army Staff as the Head of Working Group “Future Army Structure”.
In 2001 he took command of the 12th ArmdBde. During this period he served for several months as the Chief of Staff for HQ SFOR. Subsequently he became Chief of Staff of the German Army Forces Command. Prior to his employment as Chief of Staff at HQ ISAF he was Commander of the 14. Panzergrenadierdivision “Hanse”, served for a first time as Chief of Staff HQ ISAF and subsequently as Deputy Commander German Army Forces Command.
Lieutenant General Kasdorf is married and he has four grown children. His interests include Information Technology, Politics, Strategy and History. Lieutenant General Kasdorf speaks English and Spanish.