Younes Hamed

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Younes el-Sayed Hamed
Born 15 December 1959
Allegiance  Egypt
Service/branch  Egyptian Air Force
Rank Air Marshal

Air Vice-Marshal Younes Hamed is the Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Air Force.

He was appointed to the post by President Mohamed Morsi on 14 August 2012, succeeding Reda Mahmoud Hafez Mohamed.[1] He is a member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, which was reorganized in September 2012.[2]

Military education[edit]

Decorations and Medals[edit]

  • Longevity and Exemplary Medal[3]
  • Military Duty Decoration, Second Class[3]
  • Military Duty Decoration, First Class[3]
  • Distinguished Service Decoration[3]
  • 25 January Revolution Medal[3]


Military offices
Preceded by
Reda Mahmoud Hafez Mohamed
Commander of the Egyptian Air Force
2012 – present