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Guard Jaeger Regiment
00861 Helsinki

Switch board +358 299 800
[email protected]

Guard Jaeger Regiment

Commander, Colonel Asko Kopra
Deputy commander, Colonel Vesa Laitonen
Chief of Staff, Lieutenant Colonel Matti Heininen

Executive assistant
Minna Markovaara

Uusimaa Regional Office

  • answer conscripts’ questions
  • advise conscripts before and after their conscript service
  • organise conscription call-ups
  • manage official communications between the conscript and the Defence Forces, such as change of conscript service location or time
  • handle applications for women’s voluntary conscript service
  • manage reservists’ services and maintain contact with reservists

Customer service
+358 299 422 211
[email protected]


Chief of Staff
Lieutenant colonel Matti Heininen
[email protected]

Public Affairs Officer
Meri Leppänen
+358 299421 235
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Public Affairs Officer
Lotta Laaksonen
+358 299421 233
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Social Curators

Social Curator Iiris Kukkola
0299 421 731
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Social Curator Jarmo Österlund
0299 421 722
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Military Chaplain

Military Paavo Ranta
0299 421 721
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Sports School

Head of coaching
Jari Karinkanta
+358 299 421 815
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Guards Band

Entry to Santahamina military area

  • No entry without special permit
  • Identification is checked by Military Police
  • Name, date of birth and registration number of the car must be informed to the contact person
  • Bus 86 to Santahamina from the Herttoniemi metro station
  • Destination address: Hevossalmen silta, Helsinki

Due to the exceptional situation contacts only by telephone or e-mail.

Visits, entry permissions
+358 299 421 231
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Telephone service: 

Monday 09.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00
Tuesday 09.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00
Wednesday 09.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00
Thursday 09.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00
Friday  09:00–12:00