Juniti Saito

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Juniti Saito
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Lt. Brigadier Juniti Saito
Commander of the Brazilian Air Force
Born (1942-04-12) April 12, 1942 (age 73)
Pompeia, São Paulo, Brazil
Allegiance  Brazil
Service/branch COA of Brazilian Air Force.svg Brazilian Air Force
Years of service 1960–present
Rank Tenente brigadeiro.gif Lieutenant-Brigadier

Lieutenant-Brigadier Juniti Saito (born April 12, 1942) is a military officer and the commander of Brazilian Air Force from 2007 to 2015.

Born in the city of Pompeia, São Paulo, is the son of Iwataro Saito and Toshike Tamaoki

Flight information[edit]

Flight hours: more than 6,000
Aircraft flown: TF-33, F-80, Cessna T-37, VU-93, C-91 AVRO, C-95 (Bandeirante), AT-26 (Xavante), F-5E/F (Tiger II) e F-103E (Mirage III)

Promotions[edit]

Rank (Brazilian Portuguese) Rank Equivalent(English) Date
Tenente-Brigadeiro-do-ar Lieutenant-General 2003
Major-Brigadeiro-do-ar Major-General 1999
Brigadeiro-do-ar Brigadier General 1995
Coronel Colonel 1988
Tenente-Coronel Lieutenant Colonel 1981
Major Major 1975
Capitão Captain 1971
Primeiro Tenente First Lieutenant 1968
Segundo Tenente Second Lieutenant 1966
Aspirante Aspirant 1965

References[edit]

http://www.fab.mil.br/portal/capa/?page=comandante