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Department of Defense

The Defense Attaché reports to the Danish Ministry of Defense, other military authorities, and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the position of the United States and Canada with regards to defense and national security policies. Other responsibilities include assisting in foreign military sales cases for the Danish material commands and processing of visit requests for Danish authorities to U.S. Defense facilities.

For further instructions regarding requests for Danish authorities to visit U.S. Defense facilities click here.


Rear Admiral Upper Half
Mr. Martin La Cour-Andersen

Attaché, Defense, Military, Naval & Air, USA & Canada

Tel: (202) 797-5347


Commander Senior Grade
Mr. Jesper Duevang Rasmussen
Attaché, Assistant Defense, Military, Naval & Air
Tel: (202) 797-5336


Lieutenant Colonel
Mr. Mikkel Nymann Behrens
Attaché, Assistant Defense, Military, Naval & Air
Tel: (202) 797-5346


Mr. Niels Ulrik P. Olsen
Senior Defense Advisor
Tel: (202) 797-5359

Sine Holm Vind
Executive Assistant
Tel: (202) 797-5305