Royal Norwegian Air Force Brigadier General Kurt Pedersen assumed the position of Special Advisor to Commander Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on 4 January 2018.
Brigadier General Pedersen comes to the JWC following his assignment as the Deputy Commander of the Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence, where he served since 15 February 2017.
Brigadier General Kurt Pedersen was born in 1960. He joined the Royal Norwegian Air Force in 1980, upon completion of the Air Force Basic Officer Training School in Stavern with branch specialization in Air Command, Control and Early Warning. In 1987, he graduated from the Royal Norwegian Air Force, Air War Academy in Trondheim.
Brigadier General Pedersen’s previous NATO assignments include Staff Officer, NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force Command (NAEWFC) in Mons, Belgium (1994-1997); Branch Head Education, Joint Education and Training Division, Headquarters Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (HQ SACT), Virginia, United States (2005-2007); and Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff (DACOS) Joint Education, Training and Exercises (2009-2010), HQ SACT.
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