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Major Wurster joined the German Armed Forces in 1993. He served as Military Security NCO in a Mechanized Infantry Battalion. In 2000 he became a Warrant Officer and attended officer training for three years, including a two-year study in economic computer science at the Bundeswehr College for business and computer science.

On his first post as Warrant Officer Captain Wurster was responsible for Security and OPSEC of an Airborne Regiment for six years. In 2009 he became an Intel Analyst in the German Rapid Forces Division DSO/DSK. There he was responsible for analysis of countries in order to assess the probability of evacuating Germans and other people by German Armed Forces. During this time, he was deployed three times on NATO missions in Afghanistan.

Major Wurster attended several Intel Trainings at the NATO School Oberammergau/Germany, NSHQ Chievres/Belgium and DIA Washington/USA. In 2018 Major Wurster changed career again to a Staff Officer and attended in 2019 the Staff Officer Training at the Command and Staff College in Hamburg.

After this he was posted to the JAPCC Assessment, Coordination and Engagement Branch as SME for Research, Analysis and Intel Support. In the JAPCC he is responsible for Intel Support of all SME´s and provides Intel related contributions to the products of the JAPCC.

Information provided is current as of February 2022

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