Major Peter Scharling Pedersen, Danish Army. Maj Pedersen is currently serving as an instructor at the Royal Danish Defence Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was commissioned through the Royal Danish Army Academy in 1996. Maj Pedersen attended the joint senior staff course at the Royal Danish Defence Academy in 2010. Maj Pedersen has served for 23 years. Prior to his current assignment, Maj Pedersen served as an officer in several international missions in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan.