Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army

The Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army (Indonesian: Kepala Staf TNI Angkatan Darat / KASAD) is the highest position in the Indonesian Army. The position is held by the four-star General appointed by and reporting directly to the Commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces. Chief of Staff is assisted by Vice Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army, position is held by three-star General.[1] Upon the upcoming retirement of General Mulyono, Andika Perkasa was appointed to replace him as Chief of Staff of the Army on 22 November 2018.[2]

Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army
Kepala Staf TNI Angkatan Darat
Insignia of the Indonesian Army
General rank flag
Incumbent
General Andika Perkasa

since 22 November 2018
Indonesian Army
AbbreviationKASAD
Reports toCommander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces
SeatJakarta
Constituting instrumentPresident Decree No. 14 of 1948
Formation15 May 1948 (1948-05-15)
First holderColonel Djatikoesoemo
DeputyVice Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army

List of Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army

No Name Start of term End of term Notes and Office held before appointment
1Col. G.P.H. Djatikoesoemo15 May 1948[3]27 December 1949
2Col. Abdul Harris Nasution27 December 1949[3]18 December 1952Assistant Commander of the Armed Forces
3Maj. Gen. Bambang Soegeng18 December 19528 May 1955Commanding General 5th Territorial Army Brawijaya
-Col. Zulkifli Lubis
(acting)
8 May 195525 June 1955Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
4Maj. Gen. Bambang Utoyo25 June 195528 October 1955Commanding General 2nd Territorial Army Sriwijaya
5Gen. Abdul Haris Nasution7 November 195521 June 1962Appointed while a Colonel and ended term as concurrently Minister of Defense and Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
6Lt. Gen. Ahmad Yani21 June 19621 October 1965Deputy Chief of Staff for Organization and Personnel,
Died in office
-Maj. Gen. Pranoto Reksosamudro
(acting)
2 October 196516 October 1965Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations
7Gen. Soeharto16 October 19651 May 1968Commanding General, Kostrad and ended term as concurrent President of the Republic, Minister of Defense and Commander of the Armed Forces
8Gen. Maraden Panggabean1 May 196825 November 1969Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
9Gen. Umar Wirahadikusumah25 November 1969[4]27 April 1973Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
10Gen. Surono Reksodimedjo27 April 197310 May 1974Commanding General 2nd Regional Defense Command
11Gen. Makmun Murod10 May 19741 January 1978Commanding General 2nd Regional Defense Command
12Gen. R. Widodo1 January 197830 April 1980Commanding General 2nd Regional Defense Command
13Gen. Poniman30 April 19801 March 1983Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
14Gen. Rudini1 March 19837 June 1986Commanding General, Kostrad
15Gen. Try Sutrisno7 June 19862 February 1988Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
16Gen. Edi Sudradjat2 February 198823 March 1993Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
17Gen. Wismoyo Arismunandar23 March 19938 February 1995Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
18Gen. R. Hartono8 February 19957 June 1997Chief of Staff for Social and Political Affairs of the Armed Forces
19Gen. Wiranto7 June 199716 February 1998Commanding General, Kostrad
20Gen. Subagyo Hadi Siswoyo16 February 199820 November 1999Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
21Gen. Tyasno Sudarto20 November 19999 October 2000Director General, Strategic Intelligence Agency of the Indonesian National Armed Forces
22Gen. Endriartono Sutarto9 October 20004 June 2002Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
23Gen. Ryamizard Ryacudu4 June 2002[5]18 February 2005Commanding General, Kostrad
24Gen. Djoko Santoso18 February 200528 December 2007Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
25Gen. Agustadi Sasongko Purnomo28 December 20079 November 2009Secretary General, Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs
26Gen. George Toisutta9 November 200930 June 2011Commanding General, Kostrad
27Gen. Pramono Edhie Wibowo30 June 201120 May 2013Commanding General, Kostrad
28Gen. Moeldoko20 May 201330 August 2013Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
29Gen. Budiman30 August 201325 July 2014Secretary General of Defence
30Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo25 July 201415 July 2015Commanding General, Kostrad
31Gen. Mulyono15 July 2015[6]22 November 2018Commanding General, Kostrad
32Gen. Andika Perkasa22 November 2018presentCommanding General, Kostrad

See also

References

  1. Undang-Undang No.34 Tahun 2004, Tentang Tentara Nasional Indonesia
  2. Sapiie, Marguerite Afra (22 November 2018). "Andika Perkasa appointed new Army chief of staff". jakarta post. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  3. Dinas Sejarah Angkatan Darat (2011). Profil Kepala Staf Angkatan Darat. Bandung.
  4. G., Dwipayana; Sjamsuddin, Nazarudin (2003). Jejak Langkah Pak Harto 28 Maret 1968-23 Maret 1973. Jakarta: PT. Citra Kharisma Bunda. p. 172.
  5. Imelda Sari; Donny Indradi (4 June 2002). "Letjen Ryamizard Ryacudu KSAD Baru". news.liputan6.com. Liputan 6. Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  6. Hatta, Raden Trimutia (27 July 2015). "KSAD Mulyono Naik Pangkat Jadi Jenderal TNI". liputan6.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 4 December 2017.
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