Many military commander generals have gained great achievements through their vision, military knowledge, and strategies. But only a few military minds can be regarded as the greatest military commander of 2016.
Here is the list of Top 10 Best Military Commander Generals in the World 2016.
1. General Raheel Sharif – Pakistan
General Raheel Sharif is four-star rank Army General and a strong mustache man, he is currently the 15th Chief of Army Staff of the Pak Army. General Raheel was the most successful and powerful military commander of the year 2015 who through his strategic mindset have been developing historical relations with the neighbors of Pakistan. He is the man behind the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb. General Raheel has been playing a significant role on international levels as well. He is the most reputed Army Chief of Pakistan till date.
2. Gen Joseph Dunford – United States
General Joseph Dunford is the current Chairman Joint of Chief Staff. He was appointed as 19th Joint Chief Of Army Staff on 1 October 2015 after the retirement of Martin Dempsey. US is a powerful country with more than 50 states, it is said that US army has best arms in the world. Before being appointed on this post General Joseph served as commander of the International Security Assistance Force and the United States Forces Afghanistan from February 2013 to August 2014.
3. Fang Fenghui – China
Fang Fenghui is serving the Army of the Republic of China as General.Currently, he is working as the PLA (people’s Liberation Army) chief of General staff and also a member of Central Military Commission. China has the strong military defense in the world and now he started a program under the supervision of Fan Fenghui the development of fifth generation fighter jets. He currently looks after the project China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
4. Valery Gerasimov – Russia
Valery Gerasimov is the current Chief of Army Staff of Russian Army, he also owned the post of Deputy Defence Minister of Russia.President Vladimir Putin appointed him as Chief of Army staff in 2012. He has served his country in various commanding position during his military career.
5. Hulusi Akbar – Turkey
He is 29th Chief of Army staff and one of the best military commander general who is serving the country still. General Akbar takes part in many NATO activities like ISAF, Kosovo Force during Kosovo war and Allied Force operation during the Bosnian war and has experience as a brigade commander.
6. Nick Houghton – United Kingdom
Nick Houghton was appointed to the post of Chief of Defence Staff in 2013 after David Richard retirement. General Nick is known for their services during Iraq war when he presented the British military for various operations.
7. Choi Yoon-Hee -South Korea
He was joint chiefs of staff of South Korea from October 2013 to October 2015. It is being said that during his service, he was continuously making the South Korean defense stronger against North Korea and the United States. He was the first JCS who was selected from the Korean Navy Force for the first time in the history of Korean Armed Forces.
8. General Dalbir Singh
General Dalbir Singh is the current and 26th Indian Chief of Army Staff who was assigned this post on July 31, 2014. Before assuming the position of COAS, he served as Vice Chief of the Army Staff.
9. Katsutoshi Kawano – Japan
Katsutoshi Kawano is the current Chief of Staff and Joint Staff of the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force. He was promoted to the rank of four-star admiral in 2012 and in 2014 he promoted to the rank of Japanese Chief of Staff, Joint Staff. General Katsutoshi Kawano has been involved in various disputes including the Senkaku Islands Dispute that is the most recent one.
10. Volker Wieker- Germany
General Volker Wieker is the current and 15th German Chief of Armed Forces Staff. As a highest-ranking officer, he is also serving as Chief Military Adviser to German Government and is also heading the general operations. Volker Wieker is among those officers of the German Armed Forces who served the almost all major foreign Bundeswehr deployment including Kosovo, Bosnia, and Afghanistan.
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