Jaakkola, Janne Alpertti

Brigadier General

Position Assistant

Chief of Staff Logistics

Date and place of birth

17 July 1967 Vehmaa

Family

Spouse: M.Sc. (Eng) Marjo Jaakkola, neé Hiltunen

Children: Jere

Career

  • Matriculation examination, Tuurepori Upper Secondary School 1986
  • Military Academy 1987-90
  • Instructor, Paratrooper School 1990-93
  • Captain’s Career Course 1994
  • Company Commander, Paratrooper School 1994-96
  • Chief of Office, Paratrooper School 1996-97
  • Senior Staff Officer Course 1997-98
  • Staff Officer, Utti Jaeger Regiment 1998-2000
  • General Staff Officer Course, Forsvarets Stabsskole, Norway 2000-2001
  • Chief of Office, Utti Jaeger Regiment 2001-2002
  • Senior Staff Officer, Western Command Headquarters 2002-2004
  • Crisis Management Duties, KFOR/Kosovo 2003
  • Senior Staff Officer, Defence Staff Intelligence Division 2004
  • Aide de Camp to the Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces 2004-2007
  • Battalion Commander, Utti Jaeger Regiment 2007-2010
  • Crisis Management Duties, ISAF/Afganistan 2009
  • Commander of the Special Operations Detachment (EUBG), Utti Jaeger Regiment 2010-2011
  • Senior Staff Officer, Ministry of Defence 2011-2013
  • Chief of Staff, Pori Brigade 2013-2015
  • Chief of Branch, Defence Command Plans and Policy Division 2015-2017
  • Special Assignment, Defence Command Logistics Division 2017
  • Assistant Chief of Staff Logistics, Defence Command 2018 -

Promotions

  • Lieutenant 1990
  • First Lieutenant 1991
  • Captain 1994
  • Major 2000
  • Lieutenant Colonel 2007
  • Colonel 2014
  • Brigadier General 2017

Decorations

  • Cross of Liberty, 3rd Class
  • Knight, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland
  • Medal for Military Merits