Indrek Sirel

Indrek Sirel (2013)

Indrek Sirel (born 16 January 1970) is a general of the Estonian Defence Forces.[1]

Early lifeEdit

Sirel was born in Tallinn, Estonia.[1]

CareerEdit

Sirel graduated from the Moscow Military Academy in June 1991 and joined the Soviet Union Army. One of his early assignments included being a Platoon Leader in the Baical Military District. He joined the Estonian Defence Forces in June 1993 and has gone through several different courses both in Estonia and in the United States before his post as head of the Estonian Army.[1]

Rank timelineEdit

Soviet ArmyEdit

Estonian ArmyEdit

AwardsEdit

  • 4th class Order of the Cross of the Eagle
  • Defence Forces Service Medal
  • Special Cross Of The Defence Force
  • The Golden Cross Of The Army Officer
  • The Golden Cross Of The Defence Forces

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Commander of Estonian Army Colonel INDREK SIREL". Estonian Defence Forces. Archived from the original on 12 March 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2011.


Military offices
Preceded by
Johannes Kert
Commander of the Estonian Land Forces
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Artur Tiganik
Preceded by
Artur Tiganik
Deputy Commander of the Estonian Defence Forces
2016–
Succeeded by
Incumbent