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Commander JFC – Brunssum

since 3 June 2022

General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta

Born in Lecce on 11 August 1961, he attended the Military School "Nunziatella" from 1977 to 1980. Following this, he attended the Military Academy and was commissioned as a Cavalry Officer. From 1982 to 1984, he attended the Turin Junior Officer School. On completion, he served at the Cavalry Regiment "Nizza (1°)". During this time he fulfilled roles as a Platoon Leader, Squadron Commander and Chief of Operations. From 1992 to 1997, he was Chief of Cadets' Section at the Junior Officers School and has served as Tutor and Professor at the Joint Command and Staff College (1997-1998). As Staff Officer, he served as Deputy Director in the Public Information Agency – Italian Army (1998-1999), Head of the Public Information Office (2000-2004) and Head of Office of the Assistant Chief of the General Staff (2006-2008).

As Senior Officer, he commanded the Squadron Group of "Savoia Cavalleria (3°)" (1999-2000) and the "Lancieri di Montebello (8°)" Regiment (2005-2006). As a General Officer, he commanded the Cavalry Brigade (2010-2011) and the Italian Joint Force Headquarters (2011-2012). From 2012 to 2015, he was Deputy Director of the General Planning Department then the 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 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" in Albania, "Joint Guardian" in Kosovo, and “Leonte" in Lebanon. He was Joint Task Force Commander and "KFOR" in Kosovo, as Commander of the mission (2015 - 2016).

He has completed numerous courses at the Joint Command and Staff College, including Staff College course, the Command and Staff College course and the Joint Command and Staff College Course. He also attended the US Army War College in Pennsylvania and the Royal College of Defence Studies in Great Britain.

He graduated in “Strategic Sciences” and “International and Diplomatic Sciences”. He obtained a second level Master in “Strategic Sciences” and a Master in “Strategic Studies” at the U.S. Army War College. He attended the Postgraduate Course in “Public and Institutional Communication and Public Information” and the “Post-conflict Rebuilding Management Senior” course. He is also a journalist.

He holds many honors including, Knight of the Military Order of Italy and Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, he was awarded the Silver Cross of Merit of the Army, the Bronze Medal of Merit of the Italian Red Cross, the NATO "Meritorious Service Medal", the “Legion of Merit” of the United States of America as well as numerous honors granted by Allied and Partner Countries.

Since 1992, he has been married to Laura.


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