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military and political scientist

Pentti Johannes Lehtimäki, Finnish military and political scientist. Recipient Military Merit medals, Finland, 1991, Estonia, 1998; named Knight first class Order of the White Rose of Finland, 1984, Commander first class Order of the Lion of Finland, 1996.

Background

Lehtimäki, Pentti Johannes was born on June 26, 1936 in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. Son of Eino Vihtori and Anni Sofia (Jokinen) Lehtimäki.

Education

Commissioned officer, Military Academy, Helsinki, Finland, 1961. Student, United States Army Career Course, 1966. Master in Political Science, University Helsinki, 1970.

General staff officer, War College, Helsinki, 1973.

Career

Councillor, military representative Finnish United Nations Mission, New York, 1981-1984. Chief of staff Karelian Brigade, Valkeala, Finland, 1984-1986. Commander Seinäjoki (Finland) Military District, 1986-1989.

Chief section general staff FDF, Helsinki, 1989-1992, chief personal defense forces, 1993-1996. Chief coordinator Estonian Project, Finland, Estonia, since 1996. Board member AssCherishing the Memory of Death of War, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Tietoja Maanpuolustuksesta, 1980.

Membership

President Association of the Relatives of Fallen Soldiers, since 1998. Major general FDF, 1993-1996. Member Military Sociological Society Finland (chairman since 1994), Mol.

Shooting Association (chairman since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Political and military history, hunting, sports.

Connections

Married Tuulikki Marja-Liisa Satuli, November 24, 1962. Children: Jouni, Maunu.

father:
Eino Vihtori Lehtimäki

mother:
Anni Sofia (Jokinen) Lehtimäki

spouse:
Tuulikki Marja-Liisa Satuli

children:
Maunu Lehtimäki

Jouni Lehtimäki