Field marshal (Uganda)
Idi Amin (pictured in August 1973).
|Service branch||Ugandan Armed Forces|
|Formation||17 July 1975|
|Next higher rank||None|
|Next lower rank||General|
The rank of Field marshal is a five-star rank in the military of Uganda. President Idi Amin was the commander-in-chief of the Ugandan Armed Forces (present-day Uganda People's Defence Force, UPDF), awarding himself the rank of field marshal on 17 July 1975. Presently, the highest ranking individual in the UPDF is President Yoweri Museveni, who uses the rank of general.
- "Notes on People". The New York Times. July 17, 1975. Retrieved March 31, 2019.