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Military officer , organization official

Santiago Valderas, Moroccan North Atlantic Treaty Organization official, military officer. Decorated Medal of Royal and Military Order St. Hermenegildo, air medals, Medal of Merit of Civil Guard, others.

Background

Valderas-Cañestro, Santiago was born on March 26, 1933 in Larache, Morocco.

Education

Graduate, General Air Academy, 1957.

Career

Commissioned 1st lieutenant Spanish Air Force, 1957, advanced through grades to general, 1999, numerous positions with rescue squadron, various wings, Commander wing #12 Torrejón Air Force Base, with air defense staff, air combat command staff, air staff, joint staff, Commander North Atlantic Treaty Organization Coordination Group, deputy chief of Air Staff, 1992-1993, Spanish military representative to North Atlantic Treaty Organization Military Committee, since 1994, chief of defense of Spain, since 1996.

Membership

General of air Air Force, Spain.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Maria Concepción López, May 26, 1963. Children: Santiago, Concepción.

spouse:
Concepción López Méndez

child:
Concepción Valderas-Cañestro

child:
Santiago Valderas-Cañestro