Lieutenant Colonel



Joint Air Power Competence Centre
Support Staff,

Lieutenant Colonel Wartenberg joined the German Armed Forces in 2005. He served last as a platoon leader in a Mechanised Infantry Battalion. After that he studied Political Science and International Relations at the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg from 2008 to 2012, graduating with a Master of Arts degree.

His past assignment include Deputy company commander and Section head at the battalion’s staff. In 2014, he was transferred to the 9th Armoured Brigade as Military Intelligence Officer, serving as the chief processing officer responsible for collection, processing and dissemination of intel products. Other key positions and exercises include the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force 2019 and Trident Juncture 2018.

Other notable assignments include: the Regional Territorial Command in Lower Saxony where he worked as the Head of the Commission for Guarding and Protection from 2019 to 2022, he was responsible for all guard and physical security issues in all Bundeswehr bases in Lower Saxony and Bremen. During this time, he was deployed to Kosovo, where he served as the Security Management Advisor for the NATO Advisory and Liaison Team in Pristina.

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

Information provided is current as of May 2023

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