Command Sergeant Major Stefan Theobalt DEU A
Command Sergeant Major Stefan Theobalt was born in 1964. After school and his apprenticeship as Technical Drawer and Computer Programmer he joined the Army in October 1986 at the Reconnaissance Artillery Battalion 53 in Idar-Oberstein, Germany.
He did his Basic training and became a driver for lorries and motorbikes. In 1990 he went to a military instructor school to become a driving instructor for trucks and cars.
CSM T. was moved from Idar-Oberstein to Halle a.d. Saale and worked also as a Company Sergeant and Deputy Leader of a driving school. After his assignment in Leipzig he moved to Dillingen Danube in 1995. In the next few years he attend several additional courses and trainings to get all the driving and trainer licences for motorised land vehicles to become an instructor for driving instructors.
In January 2001 he changed his profession and was moved to the Joint Support Command Cologne to become a C2 NCO. He was a member of the Crisis Support Team and he is a Military Observer for UN and OSCE Missions.
After five years in the higher Command he was assigned to the Command Support Battaillon 292 in Dillingen Danube in December 2006. There he worked as a Leader for the Mobile Communication System. During his assignment he was deployed to Afghanistan from Feb 2008 till August 2008 and July 2010 till January 2011. At that time he worked as a G6 NCO Mentor within the OMLT for the 209th ANA Corps. From July 2012 till January 2013 he was assigned as S3 OPS SGM and Unified Transition Plan Manager to NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan (NTM-A) at RSC-N. Due to the experience he gained from the missions he has been trained as an anchor man for post processing seminars, PEER and as a companion for Soldiers who are traumatised or suffer on PTSD and also to assist their families.
Command Sergeant Major Theobalt took over the position as the first CSEL NCISG in June 2014 and completed in September 2014 the CSEL Course at NATO School Oberammergau, Germany.