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career military officer

Raimonds Graube, career military officer.


Graube, Raimonds was born on February 28, 1957.


Attended company officers training, Infantry Training Center, Cesis, Latvia, 1992. Attended military operations training planning and field tactics, Infantry Training Center, Cesis, Latvia, 1993. Student in operation planning and staff management, Infantry Training Center, Cesis, Latvia, 1993.

Student in diplomatic security operations, Arizona, 1993. Attended international staff officers course, Defense College, The Netherlands, 1996. Attended advanced course, Joint Service Command and Staff College, United Kingdom, 1997—1998.

Attended foundation course, Royal College Defense Studies, United Kingdom, 2001. Attended, National Defense College Industrial College of Armed Forces, 2004—2005.


Company Commander National Guard staff battalion Latvian National Guard, 1991—1992, chief of training section of special operations unit/special forces, 1992, deputy Commander special operations unit/special forces, 1992—1993, major, 1993—1998, Commander first brigade, 1993—1995, chief of staff, 1995—1998, lieutenant colonel, 1998—1999, Commander of National Guard, 1998—1999. Colonel Latvian National Armed Forces, 1999—2002, Commander, 1999—2003, brigadier general, 2002—2010, North Atlantic Treaty Organization integration executive secretary at the Ministry Defense Riga, Latvia, 2003—2010, major general, since 2010, chief of defense, since 2010.


Married Baiba Graube. 2 children.

Baiba Graube