Sergeant Major Peeter Einbaum

College Sergeant Major/ Director of CSELC

SGM Peeter Einbaum joined the military service in 1993. After completing the mandatory conscription service, he joined the Public Service Regiment of Fast Reaction, which fell under the Ministry of Interior's jurisdiction of the Republic of Estonia.

In 1998 he shifted to the Estonian Defence Forces and focussed on classical military service.

Since then, he has been posted to various units in various functions covering Military Police, Light Infantry, Signals and Communications, and Presidential Honour Guard. He has been serving in all levels of headquarters starting from Battalion up to the National General Staff.

His international assignments include deployments to the Joint Force Command Brunssum and ISAF.

Starting from 2014, he has been serving in an educational domain while he was assigned to the position of Command Sergeant Major of the Estonian Officers School, which is responsible for junior officers' education within the Estonian Defence Forces.

In 2016 he was transferred to the multinational English-speaking military educational institution Baltic Defence College (BALTDEFCOL), where he obtained College Sergeant Major's position.

Starting in 2017, he led an international working group that created the strategic level Command Senior Enlisted Leaders' Course (CSELC) under the umbrella of BALTDEFCOL. Currently, he keeps a double-hatted position of College Sergeant Major and Course Director of CSELC.

Besides National military training and many international courses, he holds a civil Master's Degree from the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies at the University of Tartu (Estonia).

He holds several decorations, including the Medal of Merit Silver of the Chief of Defence of the Republic of Latvia. In 2009 he was nominated as 'Estonian NCO of the Year'.

He is married and a proud father of a daughter and son.


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