Ton van Loon

Antonie Johannes Hendrikus ( "Sound" ) van Loon ( born October 10, 1956 in Weert ) is a Dutch officer. He is a lieutenant general of NATO and had there from 1 November 2006 to 1 May 2007 control of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF ) Regional Command South (RC -S). Since April 13, 2010 he has command of the 1st German -Netherlands Corps.

Van loon studied at the Koninklijke Militaire Academie. He is married and has two children.


  • Order of Orange -Nassau
  • Bundeswehr Cross of Honour in Gold
  • NATO Meritorious Service Medal
  • 2013: Great Cross of Merit with Star of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Lieutenant General (Netherlands)
  • Military person (NATO)
  • Person in the war in Afghanistan since 2001
  • Knight of the Grand Cross of Merit with Star
  • Carrier of the Cross of Honour of the Bundeswehr in Gold
  • Of the Order of Orange- Nassau ( Knight )
  • Netherlander
  • Born in 1956
  • Man