Sardar (IRGC)

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Gorget patches for Sardars (used on collars)

Sardar (Persian: سردار‎), roughly equivalent to "General", is the honorific title used for officers of high rank, ranking Second Brigadier General and higher in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and commanders of the Law Enforcement Force of Islamic Republic of Iran (Police) who have previously served in the former military or the Islamic Revolution Committees, as well as the commanders of the disbanded Jihad of Construction. Sardars are often graduates of the University of Command and Staff.[1]

The title is equivalent to "Amir" or "Timsar" in the Islamic Republic of Iran Army.

Ranks being addressed by the title include:

Rank Sartip 2
Pasdar
Sartip
Pasdar
Sarlashgar
Pasdar
Sepahbod
Pasdar
Arteshbod
Pasdar
Insignia
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18- Sartipp-IRGC.png
19- Sarlashgar-IRGC.png
20- Sepahbod-IRGC.png
21- Arteshbod-IRGC.png

References[edit]

  1. ^ "آموزش و آشنایی با درجات نظامی ایران". Tebyan (in Persian). Retrieved 31 December 2015.