Leo Kunnas biography

Leo Kunnas

Military Person

1967 –

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Who is Leo Kunnas?

Leo Kunnas is an Estonian former military officer and a science fiction writer. After graduating from the Finnish National Defence Academy 1994, Kunnas was the commander of the Defence Forces Battle School. He was also the first commander of Estonian Military Academy 1997-1999.

In 2003-2007, he was the chief of the Department of Operations of the Estonian Defence Forces General Staff, holding the rank of Lieutenant colonel. After graduating from US National Defence University he served 2005 as a staff officer in Operation Iraqi Freedom in MND-Baghdad 3.BCT.

Kunnas resigned from active duty in autumn 2007. The reason for his resignation was the issue of change of Estonian constitution proposed to the parliament by President Toomas Hendrik Ilves.

After his resignation, he has defended the following views in numerous articles:

Changing the Estonian Constitution would be a serious mistake. Abolishing the President's role as Supreme Commander of the Defence Forces and giving the role to the Minister of Defense is dangerous.

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Born
Nov 14, 1967
Kliima
Nationality
  • Estonia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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