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Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army
Kepala Staf TNI Angkatan Darat
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Incumbent
General Andika Perkasa

since 22 November 2018
Indonesian Army
Reports to Commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces
Seat Jakarta
Formation 1948
First holder Colonel Djatikoesoemo
Deputy Vice Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army

The Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army (Indonesian language: Kepala Staf TNI Angkatan Darat / KASAD) is the highest position in the Indonesian Army. The position is held by the four-star General appointed by and reporting directly to the Commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces. Chief of Staff is assisted by Vice Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army, position is held by three-star General.[1] Upon the upcoming retirement of General Mulyono, Andika Perkasa was appointed to replace him as Chief of Staff of the Army on 22 November 2018.[2]

List of Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army[edit | edit source]

No Name Start of term End of term Notes and Office held before appointment
1 Col. G.P.H Djatikoesoemo 15 May 1948[3] 27 December 1949
2 Col. Abdul Harris Nasution 27 December 1949[3] 18 December 1952 Assistant Commander of the Armed Forces
3 Maj. Gen. Bambang Soegeng 18 December 1952 8 May 1955 Commanding General 5th Territorial Army Brawijaya
- Col. Zulkifli Lubis
(acting)
8 May 1955 25 June 1955 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
4 Maj. Gen. Bambang Utoyo 25 June 1955 28 October 1955 Commanding General 2nd Territorial Army Sriwijaya
5 Gen. Abdul Haris Nasution 7 November 1955 21 June 1962 Appointed while a Colonel and ended term as concurrently Minister of Defense and Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
6 Lt. Gen. Ahmad Yani 21 June 1962 1 October 1965 Deputy Chief of Staff for Organization and Personnel,
Died in office
- Maj. Gen. Pranoto Reksosamodra
(acting)
2 October 1965 16 October 1965 Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations
7 Gen. Soeharto 16 October 1965 1 May 1968 Commanding General, Kostrad and ended term as concurrent President of the Republic, Minister of Defense and Commander of the Armed Forces
8 Gen. Maraden Panggabean 1 May 1968 25 November 1969 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
9 Gen. Umar Wirahadikusumah 25 November 1969[4] 27 April 1973 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
10 Gen. Surono Reksodimedjo 27 April 1973 10 May 1974 Commanding General 2nd Regional Defense Command
11 Gen. Makmun Murod 10 May 1974 1 January 1978 Commanding General 2nd Regional Defense Command
12 Gen. R. Widodo 1 January 1978 30 April 1980 Commanding General 2nd Regional Defense Command
13 Gen. Poniman 30 April 1980 1 March 1983 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
14 Gen. Rudini 1 March 1983 7 June 1986 Commanding General, Kostrad
15 Gen. Try Sutrisno 7 June 1986 2 February 1988 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
16 Gen. Edi Sudradjat 2 February 1988 23 March 1993 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
17 Gen. Wismoyo Arismunandar 23 March 1993 8 February 1995 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
18 Gen. R. Hartono 8 February 1995 7 June 1997 Chief of Staff for Social and Political Affairs of the Armed Forces
19 Gen. Wiranto 7 June 1997 16 February 1998 Commanding General, Kostrad
20 Gen. Subagyo Hadi Siswoyo 16 February 1998 20 November 1999 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
21 Gen. Tyasno Sudarto 20 November 1999 9 October 2000 Director General, Strategic Intelligence Agency of the Indonesian National Armed Forces
22 Gen. Endriartono Sutarto 9 October 2000 4 June 2002 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
23 Gen. Ryamizard Ryacudu 4 June 2002[5] 18 February 2005 Commanding General, Kostrad
24 Gen. Djoko Santoso 18 February 2005 28 December 2007 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
25 Gen. Agustadi Sasongko Purnomo 28 December 2007 9 November 2009 Secretary General, Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs
26 Gen. George Toisutta 9 November 2009 30 June 2011 Commanding General, Kostrad
27 Gen. Pramono Edhie Wibowo 30 June 2011 20 May 2013 Commanding General, Kostrad
28 Gen. Moeldoko 20 May 2013 30 August 2013 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
29 Gen. Budiman 30 August 2013 25 July 2014 Secretary General of Defence
30 Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo 25 July 2014 15 July 2015 Commanding General, Kostrad
31 Gen. Mulyono 15 July 2015[6] 22 November 2018 Commanding General, Kostrad
32 Gen. Andika Perkasa 22 November 2018 present Commanding General, Kostrad

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Undang-Undang No.34 Tahun 2004, Tentang Tentara Nasional Indonesia
  2. Sapiie, Marguerite Afra (22 November 2018). "Andika Perkasa appointed new Army chief of staff" (in en). jakarta post. http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/11/22/andika-perkasa-appointed-new-army-chief-of-staff.html. Retrieved 22 November 2018. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Dinas Sejarah Angkatan Darat (2011). Profil Kepala Staf Angkatan Darat. Bandung. 
  4. G., Dwipayana; Sjamsuddin, Nazarudin (2003). Jejak Langkah Pak Harto 28 Maret 1968-23 Maret 1973. Jakarta: PT. Citra Kharisma Bunda. p. 172. 
  5. "Letjen Ryamizard Ryacudu KSAD Baru". news.liputan6.com. Liputan 6. 4 June 2002. http://news.liputan6.com/read/35308/letjen-ryamizard-ryacudu-ksad-baru. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  6. Hatta, Raden Trimutia (27 July 2015). "KSAD Mulyono Naik Pangkat Jadi Jenderal TNI" (in id). liputan6.com. http://news.liputan6.com/read/2280169/ksad-mulyono-naik-pangkat-jadi-jenderal-tni. Retrieved 4 December 2017. 

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