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Career officer , researcher

Jouni Seppo Laari, Finnish career officer, researcher. Member Finnish Military Science Society (board directors since 1999), Helicopter Association International, Army Aviation Association American.

Background

Laari, Jouni Seppo was born on December 30, 1961 in Lappeenranta, Finland. Son of Jukka Seppo and Eine Sisko (Leino) Laari.

Education

Graduate, Finnish Officer Cadet School, Helsinki, 1985. Graduate, Infantry Fighting School, Tuusula, Finland, 1990. Graduate, Finnish Military Academy, Helsinki, 1995.

Career

Commissioned officer Finnish Army, 1985, advanced through grades to major, 1995. Officer cadet Officer Cadet School, Helsinki, 1982-1985. Field officer Armoured Brigade, Hameenlinna, Finland, 1985-1989.

Battalion commanding officer Infantry Fighting School, Tuusula, Finland, 1989-1990. Staff officer Armoured Brigade, Hameenlinna, Finland, 1990-1993. General staff officer Military Academy, Helsinki, 1993-1995.

G3 Armoured Brigade, Hameenlinna, 1995-1997. General staff officer Finnish Defense Staff, Helsinki, since 1997. Project officer Finnish Helicopter Program, Helsinki, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Air Mechanization, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Finnish Military Science Society (board directors since 1999), Helicopter Association International, Army Aviation Association American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Political and military history, manoeuvre theory, bibliography, helicopters, strategy and operational art.

Connections

Married Tarja Paivikki Makkonen, June 13, 1992. Children: Karoliina, Eveliina.

father:
Jukka Seppo Laari

mother:
Eine Sisko (Leino) Laari

spouse:
Tarja Paivikki Makkonen

children:
Karoliina Laari

Eveliina Laari