Bayasgalan Lkhagvasuren


Lieutenant Colonel Bayasgalan Lkhagvasuren is a staff officer in the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces. He has been on active duty military service for 20 years and has served in several overseas deployments including Operation Iraqi Freedom (2004) as well as U.N. peacekeeping missions in Sierra Leone (2006), Liberia (2010) and South Sudan (2012). From 2013 to 2017 Lieutenant Colonel Lkhagvasuren served as a desk officer in the Foreign Cooperation Department at the Mongolian Ministry of Defense, and from 2009 to 2013 as a staff officer in J3 of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces where he was responsible for planning and conducting military training and overseas exercises. During his time at J3, Lieutenant Colonel Lkhagvasuren published a Mongolian Armed Forces Survival Handbook based on his personal experiences of planning and participating in overseas trainings and exercises. Lieutenant Colonel Lkhagvasuren holds an MA in Security Studies from the Command and General Staff Officer Course (CGSOC) at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (2018) and a BA in Business Administration from the Defense University of Mongolia (2003).