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March 1998


Chief of Defence of Denmark

Gen. Christian Hvidt

1996 -
Born:
15th July 1942

Family:
Married to Jane Hvidt, both in their second marriage. Christian Hvidt has three children in this first marriage and Jane Hvidt two children.

Ranks:
1962 Lieutenant
1967 First Lieutenant
1969 Captain
1974 Major
1984 Lieutenant Colonel
1987 Colonel
1990 Major General
1994 Lieutenant General
1996 General

Career
1962-1969 Flying Service (F-100 Super Sabre)
1969-1972 Acceptance test pilot on F-35 DRAKEN at SAAB factories, Linkping, Sweden
1972-1974 Deputy Squadron Commander (F-35 DRAKEN)
1975-1979 Branch Chief, Tactical Air Command, Denmark
1979-1983 Squadron Commander, First Danish F-1 squadron, Air Station Skrydstrup
1983-1987 Staff Officer and Branch Chief, Plans and Policy Division, HQ CHODDEN
1987-1988 Commanding Officer, Air Station Karup
1989-1990 Chief of Staff, Tactical Air Command, Denmark
1990-1994 DCOS Plans and Policy and DCOS Operations, Budget and Finance
1994-1996 Permanent Danish Representative to the Military Committee in NATO Headquarters, Bruxelles
1996 Chief of Staff, HQ CHODDEN
1996- Chief of Defence

Decorations:
Commander of the order of Dannebrog
Distinguished Flying Cross
The Danish Air Force Badge of Honour
L'Ordre National de Mrite de la Republique Francaise


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