Kodam Jaya

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Komando Daerah Militer Jayakarta
Logo kodam.png
Coat of Arms and patch worn by Kodam Jaya personnel.
Active September 24, 1949 - Present
Country Indonesia
Branch Indonesian Army
Type Territorial Command (military district)
Size One Infantry Brigade plus some other units (approx.1 Division)
Part of Indonesian National Armed Forces Tentara National Indonesia (Indonesian)
Garrison/HQ Cawang, East Jakarta
Website www.kodam-jaya.mil.id
Commanders
Current
commander
Maj.Gen. TNI Agus Sutomo, S.E

Kodam Jaya is a military command area (effectively a military district) of the Military of Indonesia. It oversees Jakarta, the capital city, as well as three regions outside of Jakarta: Bekasi and Depok, which are administratively in West Java province; and Tangerang, which is in Banten province.

History[edit]

On 1 September 1945, the People's Security Organization (Badan Keamanan Rakyat/BKR) was founded in Jakarta, and was led by Lt. Col. Mufraeni Mukmin. On 29 September 1945, allied forces (with Netherlands Indies Civil Administration personnel attached) under the command of Lt. Gen. Sir Philip Christison landed from the HMS Cumberland (57) in Tanjung Priok Harbor to disarm Japanese troops and to liberate prisoners of war. BKR and Indonesian youth in API, Kris Hisbulah, and other paramilitary organizations confronted the allied forces. In order to increase armed resistance against the allied forces, the government of the Republic of Indonesia founded the People's Security Forces (Tentara Keamanan Rakyat/TKR) on 5 October 1945. One regiment of TKR in Jakarta was organized under the command of Lt.Col. Mufraini Mukmin.

On 24 September 1949, the Dutch government recognized Indonesia's Independence, one of the first actions of which was the signing of documents for the transfer of power in Jakarta Raya area from Comando Batavia En Ommelanden of the Dutch to Basis Comando Jakarta Raya of Indonesia, under supervision of Komisi Tiga Negara (KTN). This established September 24 as the anniversary day of Kodam Jaya. In December 1949, some units such as "Kala Hitam" Battalion and "Siluman" Battalion were dispatched to reinforce Basis Comando Jakarta Raya, following which Lt.Col. R. Taswin Natadiningrat was appointed as commander of Basis Comando Jakarta Raya.

In January 1950, Basis Comando Jakarta Raya change its name to Komando Militer Pangkalan Jakarta Raya (KMP Jakarta Raya). Then, in accordance with instruction from Army HQ on 10 May 1950, abaut Komando Militer Kota (KMK) was changed to Komando Militer Kota Besar Djakarta Raya ( KMKB-DR). As the Republic of Indonesia continued to developm, the Army Chief of Staff released two letters of command numbered SP 1671/10/1959 and SP 1672/10/1959 (both dated 24 December 1959), the first calling for the transfer of responsibility of KMKB-DR and appointment of formatur of Kodam V/Jayakarta, and the second regarding the changing of KMKB-DR to Komando Daerah Militer V/Jayakarta, abbreviated Kodam V/Jaya. After that, in 19 January 1960, at 9:00 am in Lapangan Banteng, the Army Chief of Staff appointed Col.(inf) Umar Wirahadikusumah as the first Commander of Kodam V/Jaya.

Territorial units[edit]

The Territorial Units in Kodam Jaya are two Resort Military Command(Korem) units and a self-supporting District Military Command(Kodim)unit.

  • Korem 051/Wijayakarta, consisting of four District Military Command units:
    • Kodim 0504/South Jakarta
    • Kodim 0505/East Jakarta
    • Kodim 0507/Bekasi
    • Kodim 0508/Depok
  • Korem 052/Wijayakrama, consisting of three District Military Command units:
    • Kodim 0502/North Jakarta
    • Kodim 0503/West Jakarta
    • Kodim 0506/Tangerang
  • Kodim 0501/Central Jakarta(self-supporting)

Combat / Combat Support Units[edit]

  • 1st Capital Guards Infantry Brigade/Jayasakti
    • 201st Mechanized Infantry Battalion/Jaya Yudha
    • 202nd Infantry Battalion/Tajimalela
    • 203rd Infantry Battalion/Arya Kemuning
    • 9th Assault Cavalry Battalion/Cobra
  • 1st Air Defence Artillery Regiment/Falatehan
    • 6th Medium Air Defence Artillery Battalion
    • 10th Medium Air Defence Artillery Battalion
    • 3rd Missile Detachment
  • 7th Special Panzer Cavalry Battalion/Pragosa Satya (wheeled V-150 armoured cars)
  • 7th Field Artillery Battalion/Bring Galih
  • 3rd Combat Engineers Detachment

Training units[edit]

Training units in Kodam Jaya are organized under Kodam Jaya Main Regiment (Resimen Induk Kodam Jaya(Rindam Jaya)). The units are:

  • Satuan Dodik Latpur (Combat Training Command Unit)
  • Satuan Dodik Kejuruan (Specialized Training Command Unit)
  • Sekolah Calon Bintara (Non-Commissioned Officer Training School)
  • Sekolah Calon Tamtama (Enlisted Training School)
  • Satuan Dodik Bela Negara (National Defence Training Command Unit)

Support units[edit]

  • Kodam Jaya Military Police (Pomdam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Public Relation (Pendam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya General Adjutant (Anjendam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Military Physical (Jasdam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Medic (Kesdam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Veteran and Reserve Administration (Babiminvetcadam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Topograph (Topdam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Chaplain (Bintaldam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Treasury (Kudam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Legal Affairs (Kumdam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya HQ Detachment (Detasemen Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Information and Data (Infolahtadam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Supply (Bekangdam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Transport (Hubdam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Ordnance (Paldam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Engineers (Zidam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Signal (Sandidam Jaya)
  • Kodam Jaya Intelligent Detachment (Deninteldam Jaya)

List Of Commanders[edit]

  • Maj.Gen. TNI Umar Wirahadikusumah (1960 - 1965)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Amir Mahmud (1965 - 1969)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Makmun Murod (1969 - 1970)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Poniman (1970 - 1973)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI GH Mantik (1973 - 1977)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Norman Sasono (1977 - 1982)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Try Sutrisno (1982 - 1985)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Soegito (1985 - 1988)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Suryadi Sudirja (1988 - 1990)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI K. Harseno tahun (1990 - 1993)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI A.M. Hendro Priyono (1993 - 1994)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Wiranto (1994 - 1996)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Sutiyoso (1996 - 1997)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Sjafrie Syamsoedin (1997 - 1998)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Djadja Suparman (1998 - 1999)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Ryamizard RC (1999 - 2000)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Slamet Kirbiantoro (2000 - 2001)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Bibit Waluyo (2002 - 2002)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI A. Yahya (2002 - 2003)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Djoko Santoso (2003 - 2004)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Agustadi Sasongko Purnomo (2004 - 2006)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Liliek AS. Sumaryo (2006 - 2007)
  • Maj.Gen. Y.Suryo Prabowo (2007 - 2008)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Darpito Pudyastungkoro (2008 - 2010)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI Marciano Norman (2010 - 2011)
  • Maj. Gen TNI Waris (2011-2012)
  • Maj.Gen. TNI E Hudawi Lubis (2012-2014)
  • Maj.Gen. Agus Sutomo, S.E (2014-...)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lagi-lagi, 59 Perwira TNI Dimutasi". September 10, 2014. 

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