| Hans-Lothar Domröse |
|Born||28 December 1952|
Hanover, West Germany
|Alma mater||Bundeswehr University of Hamburg|
|Member of||Atlantik-Brücke, Le Cercle|
Senior German Army officer. He is believed to have visited Le Cercle in 1983.
General Hans-Lothar Domröse  is a former senior German Army officer. In 1989 Domröse was made personal assistant to the Head of Division II (foreign and security policy) in the Federal Chancellery in Bonn. He is believed to have visited Le Cercle in 1983, inferred from a South African diplomatic cable that was published in 2017. He is a member of the influential transatlantic deep state network Atlantik-Brücke.
Domröse joined the German Bundeswehr in 1973, serving as a second lieutenant in the Panzergrenadierbataillon 23 (Mechanised Infantry Battalion 23). He studied Economic and Organisational Sciences at the Bundeswehr University of Hamburg, and upon his graduation in 1977 joined the Mechanised Infantry Battalion 82, serving as a platoon commander.
In 1979 Domröse was appointed as an intelligence officer, and in 1980 became commander of the 2nd Company, Mechanised Infantry Battalion 82.
Between 1984 and 1986 he attended the Command and General Staff Officer Course at the Bundeswehr Command and Staff College in Hamburg. When he graduated Domröse became the assistant chief of staff at the Headquarters of the 11th Armoured Division.
In 1988 he was appointed assistant chief of staff at the headquarters of the 31st Mechanised Infantry Brigade. In 1989 Domröse was made personal assistant to the Head of Division II (foreign and security policy) in the Federal Chancellery in Bonn.
Domröse was appointed commander of Airborne Infantry Battalion 313 between 1991 and 1993. He then served in Bonn as a desk officer in the Policy Planning staff of the Federal Ministry of Defence.
He was a Section Chief at NATO HQ in 1995, and in 1998 was assigned as chief of staff, Military District Command VII / 13th Mechanised Infantry Division in Leipzig. In 1999, Domröse was deployed to Prizren, Kosovo as chief of staff, Multinational Brigade South of the 3rd Operational Contingent KFOR.
Between 2000 and 2003 he served as commander of the 41st Mechanised Infantry Brigade in Torgelow with the rank of colonel. Domröse was then appointed head of the German team at CENTCOM in Tampa, Florida before returning to the Federal Ministry of Defence as Deputy Chief of Armed Forces Staff.