Duncan Capps

Major-General Duncan Francis Capps CBE is a British Army officer. He became General Officer Commanding Regional Command in June 2017.

Duncan Capps
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service1986–
RankMajor General
Commands held104th Logistic Brigade
Battles/warsWar in Afghanistan
AwardsCommander of the Order of the British Empire

Military career

Capps was commissioned into the Royal Corps of Transport on 13 December 1986.[1] He became Deputy Chief of Staff, Headquarters 1st (United Kingdom) Armoured Division in December 2008,[2] commander 104th Logistic Brigade in August 2011[3] and commander, Joint Force Support in Afghanistan in December 2012.[4] He went on to be Assistant Chief of Staff (Logistics) at Permanent Joint Headquarters in November 2013,[5] Head of Defence Supply Chain Operations and Movements at Defence Equipment and Support in February 2016[6] and General Officer Commanding Regional Command in June 2017.[7] Capps will be the next Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in March 2020.[8]

He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire on 21 March 2014.[9]


  1. "No. 50826". The London Gazette (Supplement). 9 May 1987. p. 1777.
  2. "UK Armed Forces appointments announced September 2008". Defence Viewpoints. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
  3. "Visits" (PDF). Blue Beret. 30 November 2011. p. 23. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  4. "Britain to hand over Camp Bastion to US forces". The Telegraph. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  5. "Senior appointments". The Times. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  6. "Senior appointments (April 2017)". RAF. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  7. "Senior Army Commands" (PDF). Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  8. "Current generals" (PDF). Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  9. "No. 60813". The London Gazette (Supplement). 21 March 2014. p. 5835.
Military offices
Preceded by
Richard Stanford
GOC Regional Command
Succeeded by
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