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Rear Admiral Hubertus von Puttkamer, LM, CONM, COMC, KK, KKNF, KOStJ, GCH, CBE

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Rear Admiral Hubertus von Puttkamer, LM, CONM, COMC, KK, KKNF, KOStJ, GCH, CBE

Rear Admiral Hubertus von Puttkamer is a retired Rear Admiral (LH) of the German Navy and Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a Diploma from the Herschel-Gymnasium, in Hannover and entered the German Navy (Crew X/69) in 1969. His Professional Military Education (PME) includes:

  • 2008: Senior Executive Seminar (SES), GCMC, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
  • 2001: GFOC 2001-2 at NDC, Rome, Italy
  • 1995: Federal Academy for National Security
  • 1985- 1986: Flag Officer Training at ESGN, Paris, France
  • 1978- 1979: Department Head School
  • 1969-1972: Professional Officer Training

Rear Admiral von Puttkamer has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and retired in 2010 from the German Navy. His leadership experience includes:

  • 2010-2012: Member, Synode of the North Elbe Church as Representative of the Federal Armed Force in North Germany
  • 2006-2010: Deputy Commander and Director of Courses, Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr, Germany
  • 2003-2006: Defense Attache, German Embassy, Washington, D.C.  
  • 2002-2003: Distinguished Senior Fellow, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1999-2002: Commander, German Naval Academy
  • 1996-1999: Military Counselor to the President of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 1995-1996: Commander, 1st Destroyer Squadron, Kiel
  • 1993-1995: Deputy Commander, German Naval Academy
  • 1990-1993: Commanding Officer, Destroyer (DDG) Mölders
  • 1988-1990: Assigned to Staff, Chief Naval Operations, German Ministry of Defense
  • 1987-1988: Executive Officer, Destroyer (DDG) Rommel
  • 1981-1985: Operations Officer aboard German Destroyers
  • 1979-1981: Commanding Officer, Guided Missile Fast Patrol Boat S53
  • 1977-1978: Commanding Officer, Guided Missile Fast Patrol Boat 556
  • 1976-1977: Navigator and German Exchange Officer, French Helicopter Carrier, FS Jeanne d ‘Arc
  • 1973-1976: Division Officer aboard Patrol Boat

Rear Admiral von Puttkamer’s honours, awards and decorations include:

  • 2013: Senior Fellow, New Westminster College (Canada)
  • Gold Cross of Honor of the Bundeswehr (Germany)
  • Knight of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (Germany)
  • Ordre National de Mérite (France)
  • Kommandeur des Kronenorden (Belgium)
  • Ehrenzeichen fuer Verdienste (Austria)
  • Honorary Commander of the Military Division, Order of the British Empire (Great Britain)
  • Officer, Legion of Merit (USA)
  • Kongelike Norske Fortjenstorden (Norway)
  • Comentator da Ordem do Infante Dom Henrique (Portugal)
  • Comendador De Esta Orden al Merito de Chile (Chile)
  • Gorkha Dakshina Bahu (The Right Arm of Gorkha) Third Class (Nepal)

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Rear Admiral Hubertus von Puttkamer is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

 
 

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