Dr Fritz Felgentreu has been Deputy Spokesman for Defence Policy of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) Parliamentary Group since May 2015. He was elected to the German Bundestag in September 2013 and sits on the Defence Committee and the Committee on Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. From 2001 to 2011 he was Member of the Berlin House of Representatives, Deputy Chairman of the SPD Parliamentary Group and Spokesman on Legal Affairs. Since 2014 he has been Deputy Chairman of the Deutscher Bundestag's working group on reservist affairs and Chairman of the Berlin Land branch of the German War Graves Commission. Furthermore, he is a member of the executive committee of the German Atlantic Association and has served as Chairman of the German–Moldovan Forum since November 2015.