Commander JFC Brunssum
General Hans-Lothar Domröse was born in Hannover, Lower Saxony, on 28 December 1952. General Domröse joined the German Bundeswehr in 1973 in the Mechanised Infantry Battalion 23 in Braunschweig.
After his studies of Economic and Organisational Science at the Bundeswehr University he became a platoon commander at the Mechanised Infantry Battalion 82 in 1977.In 1979 General Domröse was appointed as an Intelligence officer before becoming company commander of the 2nd Company, Mechanised Infantry Battalion 82.In 1984 he attended the Command and General Staff Officer Course at the Bundeswehr Command and Staff College in Hamburg.Upon graduation General Domröse became the Assistant Chief of Staff G2 at the Headquarters 11th Armoured Division in Oldenburg.
Following this he was appointed as assistant Chief of Staff G3, at headquarters 31st Mechanised Infantry Brigade in 1988. One year later General Domröse became personal assistant to the Head of Division II (foreign and security policy) in the Federal Chancellery in Bonn.General Domröse was assigned as commander of Airborn Infantry Battalion 313 in Varel from 1991 to 1993.
Following this he returned to Bonn as a desk officer in the Policy Planning staff of the Federal Ministry of Defence.After being Section Chief at NATO HQ in 1995, General Domröse was assigned as Chief of Staff, Military District Command VII / 13thMechanised Infantry Division in Leipzig.General Domröse was deployed to Prizren, Kosovo as Chief of Staff, Multinational Brigade South of the 3rd Operational Contingent KFOR in 1999.In 2000 he became Commander of the 41stMechanised Infantry Brigade in Torgelow.
From January to April 2003 General Domröse was assigned as the head of the German team at CENTCOM in Tampa Florida before he returned to the Federal Ministry of Defence as Deputy Chief of Armed Forces Staff.General Domröse was assigned as commander of Special Operations Division in Regensburg in 2006. In 2008 he was deployed to Afghanistan as the Chief of Staff ISAF HQ in Kabul.After his preparation for his next assignment at the Army Forces Command in Koblenz, he took over the command for the Eurocorps in Strasbourg in 2009.
Since 2011 General Domröse has been the German Military Representative MC/NATO and EU in Brussels.
General Hans-Lothar Domröse is married to Christina and has two grown-up sons.