CEPA Forum 2017
Meelis Kiili
Major General, Estonian Defence League 

Major General Meelis Kiili is the Commander of Estonian Defense League, a position he has held since 2012. Previously, General Kiili served as the Commandant of Baltic Defense College (2010-2012), Defense Attache to US and Canada (2008-2010), Deputy Chief of General Staff (2006-2007), and Chief of Staff of Estonian Land Forces (2005-2006). He has served in the Estonian military since 1993, holding positions such as Chief of Staff of Peace Operations Center acting Commander, Commanding Officer of Peace Operations Center, NATO regional headquarters staff officer, and Estonian Land Forces HQ Operations Officer. He has also had an extensive military education, attending the US Army War College for a Master of Strategic Studies in 2011, the NATO Defense College (2006-2007), and the Baltic Defense College (1999-2000).