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Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major Pietro Galeazzi

CSM Pietro GALEAZZI was born in Ludwigshafen (Germany) the 31st August 1966.

He attended the 59th course at the Italian Army NCO School in 1985, followed by the specialization phase in the Italian Army Mountain School (1986-1987).

He served as a Mountain Infantry Squad Leader in the 144th Alpini Coy of “Trento” Battalion from 1987 to 1991 in South Tirol Region, close to the Austrian border.

After a year spent as Deputy Platoon Commander at the Italian Army NCO School in Viterbo, he went back to his unit and was moved in the Mountain Recce Platoon where he served as Squad Leader and Platoon Leader until 1997.

He was then posted to the 6th Alpini Regiment and there he served as Mountain Recce Platoon Leader and later as a Ski and Mountaineering Course Director.

From 2005 to 2008 he covered the position of Personal Assistant to DCOM Allied Rapid Reaction Corps and IT NSE Admin NCO in Rheindahlen-Germany .

Back to Italy he served as a Senior NCO - Staff Assistant in the G1 branch at 1st Defence Forces Command (FOD) in Vittorio Veneto for five years.

Since 2013 he is employed in Belluno at the 7th Alpini Regiment where he has covered the positions of Company Sergeant Major, Battalion Sergeant Major and Company Commander.

CSM GALEAZZI has been employed in several overseas operations, such as “Albatros ” in MOZAMBIQUE (1994), “Joint Guard” (2001) in BOSNIA, ISAF (2006) in AFGHANISTAN, “NTM-I (2011) in Iraq and LEONTE XXIII (2018) in LEBANON.

He went often abroad for training and exercise purposes: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, Norway, Hungary, Malta, Nepal and Utzbekistan.

He is a Military Mountain Guide, Military Academic Alpinist, Tactical Shooting and Fitness Instructor, he has also attended National and International courses regarding Long Range and Reconnaissance Patrol.

CSM GALEAZZI has two children, and is an enthusiastic cross country skier.

Major awards and decorations:

Maurician Medal to the merit of Military career;

Gold Medal with Crown for Service Seniority;

Army Silver Medal for Military Long Service in Command;

UN Commemoration Medal “in Service for Peace”;

3 NATO non article 5 Medals;

5 National Commemoration Medals for International Operations;

4 National Commemoration Medals for National Security Operations.

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