Chief of General Staff (Mongolia)

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Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Mongolia
Монгол Улсын Зэвсэгт хүчний жанжин штабын дарга
Mongolian Armed forces emblem.svg
Insignia of the Armed Forces
Lieutenant General Ayush Ganbat

since 22 March 2019
Ministry of Defence
TypeSenior position
Reports toMinister of Defense
SeatOffice of the General Staff (16th Street, Bayanzurkh District, Ulaanbaatar)
AppointerPresident of Mongolia (with consent of the State Great Khural)
Term lengthNo fixed length
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Mongolia
PrecursorChief of the General Staff of the Mongolian People's Army
Formation1992 (current form)
DeputyDeputy Chief of the General Staff

The Chief of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces (Mongolian: Монгол Улсын Зэвсэгт хүчний жанжин штабын дарга) is the highest-ranking professional military leader in the Mongolian military. The Chief of the General Staff carries out his duties under the governance of the Commander-in-Chief and serves as the principal advisor to him/her on military affairs. He/She is responsible for the implementation of operational orders and directives to maintain the combat readiness of the armed forces in peacetime. In wartime, the chief directs the military in accordance with the commander-in-chief.[1][2]

List of Chiefs[edit]

Mongolian People's Republic (1924–1992)[edit]

No. Chief of General Staff Took office Left office Time in office Ref
Tsedengiin Janchiv .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Цэдэнгийн Жанчив)
Colonel General
Tsedengiin Janchiv
(Цэдэнгийн Жанчив)
194819501–2 years

Mongolia (1992 – present)[edit]

No. Chief of General Staff Took office Left office Time in office Ref
Shagalyn Jadambaa .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Шагталн Жадамбаа)
Lieutenant General
Shagalyn Jadambaa
(Шагталн Жадамбаа)
1990October 19909 months[3]
Rashmaagiin Gavaa .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Рашмаагийн Гаваа)
Major General
Rashmaagiin Gavaa
(Рашмаагийн Гаваа)
October 1990August 19965 years, 10 months[4]
Gombosürengiin Damdinsüren .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Гомбосїрэнгин Дамдинсїрэн)
Lieutenant General
Gombosürengiin Damdinsüren
(Гомбосїрэнгин Дамдинсїрэн)
August 1996August 19982 years
Tserenbaljidyn Dashzeveg .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Цэрэнбалжидын Дашзэвэг)
Lieutenant General
Tserenbaljidyn Dashzeveg
(Цэрэнбалжидын Дашзэвэг)
August 199811 October 20024 years, 2 months[5][6]
Tsevegsürengiin Togoo .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Цэвэгсүрэнгийн Тогоо)
Lieutenant General
Tsevegsürengiin Togoo
(Цэвэгсүрэнгийн Тогоо)
11 October 200214 June 20096 years, 8 months[5]
Tserendejidiin Byambajav .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Цэрэндэжидийн Бямбажав)
Lieutenant General
Tserendejidiin Byambajav
(Цэрэндэжидийн Бямбажав)
14 June 200919 June 20156 years[5][7][8]
Dulamsürengiin Davaa .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Дуламсүрэнлин Даваа)
Lieutenant General
Dulamsürengiin Davaa
(Дуламсүрэнлин Даваа)
19 June 201514 November 20183 years, 4 months[5][9][10]
Rodnaabazar Sukhbat .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Роднаабазар Сухбат)
Major General
Rodnaabazar Sukhbat
(Роднаабазар Сухбат)
14 November 201822 March 20194 months
Ayush Ganbat .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}(Аюуш Ганбат)
Lieutenant General
Ayush Ganbat
(Аюуш Ганбат)
22 March 2019Incumbent5 months[11][12]


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