Lieutenant Colonel



Joint Air Power Competence Centre
Subject Matter Expert

Lieutenant Colonel Juergen Welsch joined the German Air Force in 1984. In 1990 he gained a Bachelor Degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the Hochschule der Bundeswehr Muenchen. From 1990 on, Lieutenant Colonel Welsch worked in multiple operational- and staff positions within the field of AIRC2. In 2003, he switched to the Royal Netherlands Airforce (RNLAF). In the RNLAF, he fulfilled different operational and leadership posts, from the tactical level up to the Ministry of Defence and AIRCOM. Lieutenant Colonel Welsch participated as an operator or planner in operations in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Lieutenant Colonel Juergen Welsch is working within the C4ISR+S Branch of the JAPPC as Subject Matter Expert in the field of Command and Control and Air Battle Management.

Information provided is current as of February 2022

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