1st Airmobile Brigade (Bundeswehr)
|1st Airmobile Brigade
Luftbewegliche Brigade 1
Coat of arms
|Active||3 April 1997–17 December 2013|
|Type||Stabilisation and intervention forces|
|Part of||Airmobile Operations Division|
|Motto(s)||Gewagt Gewonnen ("Dared, won")|
|Commander||Colonel Michael Mittelberg|
The 1st Airmobile Brigade (German: Luftbewegliche Brigade 1) was a brigade in the German Army with its headquarters at the Fritzlar Air Base in North Hesse, It was part of the Airmobile Operations Division (Germany). The various elements of the brigade were located in the federal states of Lower Saxony, Hesse and Bavaria. Parts of the brigade were classed as intervention forces.
The following commanders have led the Brigade:
|Rank||Name||Takeover date||Handover date|
|Brigadier general||Dieter Budde||3 April 1997||April 1999|
|Brigadier general||Reinhard Kammerer||April 1999||September 2002|
|Brigadier general||Werner Freers||September 2002||16 December 2002|
|Brigadier general||Reinhard Wolski||17 December 2002||4 August 2006|
|Brigadier general||Volker Halbauer||4 August 2006||5 December 2008|
|Brigadier general||Jürgen Setzer||5 December 2008||6 May 2011|
|Brigadier general||Alfons Mais||6 May 2011||5 April 2013|
|Colonel||Michael Mittelberg||5 April 2013||17 December 2013|
Colonel Mittelberg was acting commander until the disbanding of the brigade.
- "Neuausrichtung geht voran – Heeresfliegerverbände werden neu unterstellt". Nachrichten und Berichte (in German). Federal Ministry of Defence. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2015.