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General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta

Born in Lecce on 11 August 1961, he attended the Military School "Nunziatella" in 1977-79, the course at the Military Academy and commissioned Cavalry Officer. He attended the Turin Junior Officer School (1982-84). Until 1992, he served at the Cavalry Regiment "Nizza (1°)" as Platoon Leader, Squadron Commander and Chief of Operations. In 1992-97, he was Chief of Cadets Section at the Junior Officer School, and served as Tutor and Professor at the Joint Command and Staff College (1997-98). As Staff Officer, he served as Deputy Director in the Public Information Agency - Italian Army (1998-99), Head of the Public Information Office (2000-04) and Head of Office of the Assistant Chief of the General Staff (2006-08).

As a Senior Officer, he commanded the Squadron Group of "Savoia Cavalleria (3°)" (1999-2000) and the "Lancieri di Montebello (8°)" Regiment (2005-06). As a General Officer, he commanded the Cavalry Brigade (2010-11) and the Italian Joint Force Headquarters (2011-12). From 2012 to 2015, he was Deputy Director of the General Planning Department and, thereafter, Director of the General and Financial Planning Department at the Army General Staff.

From 2016 to 2019, he was Head of the General Planning and Defence Budget Planning Department at the Defence General Staff. In 2019, he was appointed Deputy Commander of the Operational Land Forces Command and Army Operational Command. He was Commander of the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Italy (2019 – 2022).

During his career, he participated in the operations: "Pellicano" Operation in Albania; "Joint Guardian" in Kosovo; "Leonte" in Lebanon, as Joint Task Force Commander; "KFOR" in Kosovo, as Commander of the mission (2015 - 16).

He attended the Staff College Course, the Command and Staff College Course, the Joint Command and Staff College Course at the Joint Command and Staff College in Rome. He also attended the US Army War College in Pennsylvania and the Royal College of Defence Studies in Great Britain.

He is a journalist. He graduated in "Strategic Sciences" and in "International and Diplomatic Sciences". He obtained the second level Master in "Strategic Sciences", the Master in "Strategic Studies" at the U.S. Army War College. He attended the Postgraduate Course in "Public and Institutional Communication and Public Information", the Post Conflict Rebuilding Management Senior Course.

Since 1992 he has been married to Mrs. Laura.


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