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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Gen Raheel Sharif & Gen Rashid Mahmood: The new military Commanders of Pakistan

The newly appointed Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General, Raheel Sharif, Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) hails from a martial stock. He was born in Quetta on 16 June 1956 to Major and Mrs Muhammad Sharif. He is younger brother of Major Shabir Sharif, Nishan-e-Haider (NH), Sitara-e-Jurrat (SJ) and Capt Mumtaz Sharif, Sitara-e-Bisalat (Sbt). He is an alumnus of Govt College Lahore, and Pakistan Military Academy from where he passed out with 54th Course. According to Bio Data issued by ISPR here on Wednesday, Raheel Sharif was commissioned in October 1976 in the battle hardened and renowned Battalion the Frontier Force Regiment. As a Young Officer, he performed his duties in Gilgit in an Infantry Brigade and also served as Adjutant of Pakistan Military Academy. 
He did Company Commander’s Course from Germany and subsequently served in the prestigious School of Infantry and Tactics as an instructor. 
He attended the Command and Staff College Canada, graduating with distinction.
The officer carries with him a vast experience of Command, Staff and Instructional appointments. 
He served as the Brigade Major of an Infantry Brigade and has commanded two infantry units i.e 6 Frontier Force Regiment at Kashmir along LOC and 26 Frontier Force Regiment along the Sialkot Border. 
He remained on the faculty of the Command and Staff College, Quetta and attended Armed Forces War Course at National Defence University, Islamabad in 1998. 
As a Brigadier, he has commanded two Infantry Brigades, including an Independent Infantry Brigade Group. 
The General has had the honor of being the Chief of Staff of two Corps, i.e 30 Corps and 12 Corps. 
He is also a graduate of the prestigious Royal College of Defence Studies, United Kingdom. 
He has been the General Officer Commanding of an Infantry Division and the Commandant of prestigious Pakistan Military Academy. 
As a Lieutenant General, he served as Corps Commander 30 Corps for two years before taking over as Inspector General Training and Evaluation in which capacity he oversaw the training of Pakistan Army. 
His stewardship resulted in fructification of Pakistan Army’s operational thought and doctrinal response to the much vaunted Cold Start doctrine of Indian Army. 
The General is married and has two sons and a daughter. He is an avid reader and enjoys hunting and swimming.

Gen. Rashad Mahmood - New Chairman Joint Staff Committe 

He has attended Company Commander Course from France and is a graduate of Command and Staff College Canada, National Defence College, Islamabad.
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RAWALPINDI: Newly appointed Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), Lieutenant General Rashad Mahmood, Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) was commissioned in May 1975 in Baloch Regiment.

According to Bio Data issued by ISPR here, the General Officer has varied experience of Command, Staff and Instructional appointments.
His major appointments include Platoon Commander, Pakistan Military Academy, Brigade Major Infantry Brigade, Instructor at Command & Staff College and National Defence College.
He has remained Chief of Staff Bahawalpur Corps and Military Secretary to the President.
The General Officer has commanded two Infantry Battalions, two Infantry Brigades and United Nations contingent at Congo, Infantry Division at Jhelum, Director General at Inter Service Intelligence Directorate, Islamabad and Commander Lahore Corps.
After commanding the Corps, he took over as Chief of General Staff in January 2013. The General Officer has been conferred with Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military).

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