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Chief of Defence of the Republic of Lithuania
Lietuvos kariuomenės vadas
Insignia of the Commander of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.jpg
Insignia of the Commander of the Defence Force
V. rupsys-3.jpg
Incumbent
Major general Valdemaras Rupšys

since 25 July 2019
Lithuanian Armed Forces
Nominator Ministry of National Defence
Term length 5 years
Website kariuomene.kam.lt

The Chief of Defence of the Republic of Lithuania is Chief of the Lithuanian Armed Forces and the national defence organisations.

List of Chiefs[]

Army Commanders (1919–1940)[]

Army Commander Took office Left office Time in office Ref
1
Silvestras Žukauskas
ZukauskasGeneral Silvestras Žukauskas
(1860–1937)
7 May 191926 September 1919142 days[1]
-
lt
LiatukasLieutenant General lt (Acting)
(1876–1945)
7 October 191923 February 1920139 days[1]
(1)
Silvestras Žukauskas
ZukauskasGeneral Silvestras Žukauskas
(1860–1937)
23 February 192014 June 1920112 days[1]
-
lt
GalvydisGeneral lt (Acting)
(1864–1943)
9 April 19207 July 192089 days[1]
-
lt
ZukasLieutenant General lt (Acting)
(1885–1962)
7 July 19207 April 1921274 days[1]
-
lt
KrauceviciusLieutenant General lt (Acting)
(1879–1964)
29 May 192111 February 1922258 days[1]
-
lt
StanaitisLieutenant General lt (Acting)
(1865–1925)
11 February 19225 June 19231 year, 114 days[1]
(1)
Silvestras Žukauskas
ZukauskasGeneral Silvestras Žukauskas
(1860–1937)
6 June 192326 January 19284 years, 234 days[1]
2
Stasys Raštikis
RastikisDivisional general Stasys Raštikis
(1896–1985)
1 January 193522 April 19405 years, 112 days[1]
3
Vincas Vitkauskas
VitkauskasDivisional general Vincas Vitkauskas
(1890–1965)
22 April 194012 July 194081 days[1]

Chiefs of Defence (1993–present)[]

Chief of Defence Took office Left office Time in office Ref
1
lt
Andriškevičius, JonasMajor general lt
(born 1944)
20 October 19931 July 19995 years, 254 days[2]
2
lt
Kert, JohannesArmy general lt
(born 1935)
1 July 199930 June 20044 years, 365 days
3
lt
Tutkus, ValdasLieutenant general lt
(born 1960)
30 June 20043 July 20095 years, 3 days[2]
4
Arvydas Pocius
Pocius, ArvydasLieutenant general Arvydas Pocius
(born 1957)
24 July 200924 July 20145 years, 0 days[3]
5
lt
Žukas, JonasLieutenant general lt
(born 1962)
24 July 201425 July 20195 years, 1 day[3]
6
lt
Rupšys, ValdemarasMajor general lt
(born 1967)
25 July 2019Incumbent2 years, 86 days[4]

See also[]

References[]


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