|Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force|
Flag of the Barbados Defence Force
|Headquarters Barbados Defence Force|
|Constituting instrument||Barbados Defence Act (1979)|
|Formation||15 August 1979|
|First holder||Colonel Leonard Banfield|
|Deputy||Deputy Chief of Staff|
The Chief of Staff is the professional head of the Barbados Defence Force. He is responsible for the administration and the operational control of the Belize military. It is the highest rank military position in the country.
List of Chiefs
|№||Chief of Staff||Took office||Left office||Time in office||Ref|
|1||Leonard BanfieldColonel||15 August 1979||1980||0–1 years|||
|2||Rudyard LewisBrigadier||1980||1999||18–19 years|||
|3||Deighton MaynardColonel||1999||September 2003||3–4 years|||
|4||Alvin QuintyneColonel||September 2003||1 February 2017||13 years|||
|5||Glyne Sinatra GrannumColonel||1 February 2017||Incumbent||4 years|||
- "Former Command". https://www.bdfbarbados.com/bdf-former-command/. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
- "New BDF Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief appointed". loopnewsbarbados.com. 9 January 2017. http://www.loopnewsbarbados.com/content/new-bdf-chief-staff-and-deputy-chief-appointed. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
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