Sīktēls

Valts Āboliņš

Rector

Rank
Colonel
Date of birth
Place of birth
Kuldīga
Citizenship
Latvian
Languages
Latvian, English, Russian
Awards

2017. -   TRADOC Commander award - Medal of Merit  “For merit in the development of Training and Doctrine Command”, 2nd degree

2016. - TRADOC commander award - Certificate of Merit

2012. - Commander of Land Forces award - Medal of Merit

2012.-  NAF Commander Award -  Certificate of Merit

2011. - NAF Commander Award - Medal of Merit “For merit”, 3rd degree

2009. - NAF Commemorative medal “For participation in international operations”

2007. - Order of Viesturs, Fourth Class

Education

1998. - 1999.
Master's degree in pedagogy University of Latvia
1995.-1997.
Bachelor's degree in Pedagogical science, National Defence Academy of Latvia
1988.-1992.
Saldus Agricultural vocational school, construction technician, secondary

Military education

2001.-2002.
BALTDEFCOL, Senior Staff Officers course
1995.-1997.
National Defence Academy of Latvia, Platoon commander.

Military experience

2017.
Commander of Training and Doctrine Command / NDA rector
2015.
National Defence Academy of Latvia, Pro-rector
2012.
Baltic Defence College (BALTDEFCOL), Senior lecturer
2010.
1st Infantry battalion, Battalion Commander
2009.
1st Infantry battalion, Battalion Deputy Commander
2009.
Latvian national contingent in international operations in Afghanistan, Staff Deputy Commander
2008.
1st Infantry battalion, Battalion Deputy Commander
2007.
Land Forces Infantry Brigade, Chief of Planning department
2004.
Saeima and State President security service, Military Adjutant of State President
2002.
National Defence Academy of Latvia, Chief of Junior Staff Officers course
1999.
National Defence Academy of Latvia, Chief of Tactics centre in Tactics department
1997.
National Defence Academy of Latvia, Lecturer in Department of Strategy and General Tactics
1995.
National Defence Academy of Latvia, Cadet
1993.
Compulsory military service, Staff battalion