José Jiménez Ruiz

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Jiménez and the second or maternal family name is Ruiz.
José Jiménez Ruiz
Birth name José Jiménez Ruiz
Nickname(s) Pepito
Born (1946-05-26) May 26, 1946 (age 68)
Madrid, Spain
Allegiance  Spain
Service/branch Spanish Air Force
Years of service 1979 – 2012
Rank General
Commands held Canary Island Command

José Jiménez Ruiz (born 24 May 1946) is a Spanish Air Force general. He became Chief of Staff of the Air Force on 18 July 2008.[1] General Francisco Javier García Arnáiz replaced him on 31 July de 2012.[2]

Dates of rank[edit]

  • Caballero - 1966
  • Alférez Alumno - 1968
  • Teniente - 1970
  • Capitán - 1974
  • Comandante - 1983
  • Teniente Coronel - 1989
  • Coronel - 1997
  • General de Brigada - 2001
  • General de División - 2005
  • Teniente General - 2008
  • General del Aire - 2008

References[edit]

Military offices
Preceded by
Francisco José García de la Vega
Chief of Staff of the Air Force
18 July 2008 – 31 July de 2012
Succeeded by
Francisco Javier García Arnáiz