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|Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs|
24 April 2012 – 5 March 2014
|Prime Minister||Cheick Modibo Diarra
Oumar Tatam Ly
|Preceded by||Sadio Gassama|
|Succeeded by||Major Colonel Oumar Ndao|
Bancoumana, Koulikoro Region, French Sudan
|Awards|| Knight of the National Order
Silver Star of National Merit
Assalam 2 Commemorative Medal
|Years of service||1981-present|
|Commands||133th Nomadic Company
Chief of Staff of the Presidential Guard
Yamoussa Camara (born c. 1953) is a Malian soldier and politician.
Education and career
He graduate from the École Normale Supérieure in Bamako and the Ecole Superieure de la Guerre (Tunis 2006-2007), he also holds several certificates and patents. His military career led him to the joins the military school in Koulikoro. In 1981, he was promoted to the rank of second lieutenant.
He served as the director of Prytanée Militaire in Kati from February 1996 to 30 March 2000 and later Chief of Staff of the National Guard from May 2011 to 22 March 2012. From 24 April 2012 to 5 March 2014, he served as the Malian Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs.
- "Général Yamoussa Camara". Malijet. 3 February 2013.
- "Le Gouvernement du mardi 24 avril 2012". Primature (in French). Government of Mali. 2012-04-26. Retrieved 2012-07-02.
- "Présidence de république : Le général Yamoussa Camara limogé" (in French). 7 March 2014.
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