Lieutenant General



Head of the Italian Air Force Military Health Corps

Lieutenant General Domenico Abbenante graduated from the University of Florence in 1981, Degree in Medicine and Surgery, and was commissioned a first lieutenant at the Italian Air Force Application School in Florence. His first assignment was as a Medical Director at Perdasdefogu Experimental Training Polygon, Sardinia in 1982. Since then, he has served in a variety of command and staff positions to include: Aeromedic Center for Psychophysiological Selection Chief at Italian Air Force Medical Institute, Director of Italian Air Force Medical Institute in Rome and President of Medical Legal Board of Defense. He has also served as Logistic Command Health Service in Rome and since 2020 he serves as the Head of the Air Force Military Health Corps. Lieutenant General Abbenante holds also a graduate degree in Laws, Economics and Management Sciences.

Information provided is current as of February 2022

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The Italian Air Force (ITAF) contributes to the Ministry of Defence Coronavirus DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic plan of action with various capabilities and structures. A key example of this is the implementation of the Bio-containment [...]

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