Colonel Martin Braterschofsky, Deputy Director (DDIR) / Chief of Staff (COS) and German Senior National Representative (SNR) at the CIMIC Centre of Excellence (CCOE) requested his repatriation for personal reasons.
Germany accepted his request and will appoint a successor assuming responsibilities at the CCOE in due time.
Colonel Braterschofsky is an excellent CIMIC expert who deserves recognition for his achievements at and for the CCOE. The CCOE appreciates his work and conveys all the best wishes for his personal and professional future.
In the meantime, Lieutenant Colonel (GS) Andreas Eckel, Chief of Concepts, Interoperability and Capabilities Branch at the CCOE will assume the responsibilities as DDIR/COS and German SNR.