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Paul Vijoen
Allegiance Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Service/branch Naval Ensign of South Africa.svg South African Navy
Years of service 1960 - 1992
Rank Rear Admiral
Commands held
  • Chief of Naval Operations
  • FOC Navcom East

Rear Admiral Paul Viljoen is a retired South African Navy officer, who served as Chief of Naval Operations before his retirement.

Then Commodore Viljoen was appointed Flag Officer Commanding NAVCOM East in December 1989[1] and promoted to Rear Admiral. He was appointed Chief of Naval Operations after NAVCOM East was dis-established.

He retired on 31 December 1992.[2][3]


Military offices
Preceded by
Post recreated
Chief of Naval Operations
Succeeded by
Johan Retief
Preceded by
Paul Wijnberg
Flag Officer Commanding NAVCOM East
Succeeded by
Post abolished

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