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Military Appointments - Air Force Appointments, British Military Appointments, Sri Lankan Military Appointments, Commander of the Army (Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
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Military Appointments - Air Force Appointments, British Military Appointments, Sri Lankan Military Appointments, Commander of the Army (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Air Force Appointments, British Military Appointments, Sri Lankan Military Appointments, Commander of the Army, Chief of the Defence Staff, Commander of the Air Force, Commander of the Navy, Chief of Air Staff, Bishop to the Forces, Commandant Royal College of Defence Studies, Surgeon-General, Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff, Chief of Defence Logistics, Chief of Defence Procurement, Chief of Joint Operations, Chief of Defence Materiel. Excerpt: Commander of the Army is the title of the professional head of the Sri Lanka Army. The current Commander of the Army is Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya. It is a position comparable to that of Chief of the General Staff of the British Army. The post traces its roots to the post of General Officer Commanding, Ceylon, which was the title of the General Officer Commanding of the British Army units in Ceylon prior to independence in 1948. After the formation of the Ceylon Army in 1949, its first commanding officer was of the rank of Brigadier, hence the title Commander of the Ceylon Army was formally adapted although it was at times referred as General Officer Commanding, Ceylon as far as the 1960's. In the recent past serving army commanders have been of the rank of Lieutenant General, promoted to the honorary rank of General when retiring or promoted to Chief of Defence Staff, except in the case of General Sarath Fonseka,in which he was made General when he was still the Commander of the Army. ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=11070762

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-87899-5
Barcode: 9781157878995
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-87899-7

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