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Lieutenant General \ Osama Askar

Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
Rank Lieutenant General
Branch of Service Infantry
Date of Birth 01/06/1957
Graduation Date 01/02/1978
College Military Academy
Promotion Date 31/01/2015
>Minister of Defense
Military Education
  • Bachelor Degree of Military Sciences
  • Master Degree in Military Sciences (Command & Staff College)
  • Fellowship of the Higher War College
  • Higher Course for Senior Commanders
Main Command Posts
  • Chief of operations, Mechanized Infantry Brigade
  • Commander, Mechanized Infantry Battalio
  • Chief of Staff, Mechanized Infantry Brigade
  • Commander, Mechanized Infantry Brigade
  • Chief of Staff, Mechanized Infantry Division
  • Commander, Mechanized Infantry Division
  • Chief of Operations Branch, Armed Forces Operations Authority
  • Chief of Staff, Third Field Army
  • Commander, Third Field Army
  • Commander, East of Suez Canal Counter – Terrorism Command
  • Assistant, Minister of Defense
  • Chief, Armed Forces Operations Authority
Medals and Decorations
  • 25th of April Decoration (Sinai Liberation)
  • Military Duty Decoration, Second Class
  • Military Duty Decoration, First Class
  • Distinguished Service Decoration
  • Longevity & Good Example Medal
  • Kuwait Liberation Medal
  • Silver Jubilee Medal of October Victory
  • Golden Jubilee Medal of the 23rd of July Revolution
  • Silver Jubilee Medal of Sinai Liberation
  • 25th of January Medal
  • 30th of the June Medal
  • Diamond Jubilee of the Infantry Corps