In an interview with Sueddeutsche ZeitungKramp-Karrenbauer explained that “those who work for the Ksk have unique skills and are capable of carrying out highly specialized operations. More than other Bundeswehr soldiers, they must commit themselves to our constitution and to the democratic and liberal order. We cannot tolerate “compromises.In the past on the Ksk, founded in 1996 and based in Calw, Baden-Wuerttenberg, scandals often emerged, always linked to the presence of right-wing extremists. Already in 2003 the commander Reinhard Guenzel he had been kicked out after his anti-Semitic and extremist allegations emerged.
In 2017, a farewell party for an officer with Hitlerian greetings and neo-Nazi music caused a sensation. And a year ago an officer had been dismissed for expressing opinions from Reichsbuerger, from nostalgic for the Empire that does not recognize the Federal Republic. The lieutenant colonel had claimed in a closed Facebook group that the state no longer had control of refugees and that it was necessary to take things in hand independently.