Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia

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Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia
Načelnik Glavnog stožera Oružanih snaga Republike Hrvatske
Seal of Armed General Staff of the Armed Forces of Croatia.png
Coat of Arms
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Incumbent
General Mirko Šundov

since 1 March 2016
Ministry of Defence
Member of General Staff
Reports to President of Croatia
Formation 21 September 1991
First holder General of the Army Anton Tus
Deputy Major General Drago Matanović

The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Načelnik Glavnog stožera Oružanih snaga Republike Hrvatske) is the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Croatia. He is appointed by the President of Croatia, who is the commander-in-chief. The current Chief of the General Staff is Lieutenant General Mirko Šundov.

List of chiefs of the general staff

Chief of the General Staff Took office Left office Time in office Defence branch
1
Anton Tus
Tus, AntonGeneral of the Army Anton Tus
(born 1931)
[a]
September 21, 1991 November 20, 1992 1 year, 60 days Air Force
2
Janko Bobetko
Bobetko, JankoGeneral of the Army Janko Bobetko
(1919–2003)
[b]
November 20, 1992 July 15, 1995 2 years, 237 days Army
3
Zvonimir Červenko
Červenko, ZvonimirGeneral of the Army Zvonimir Červenko
(1926–2001)
[c]
July 15, 1995 November 11, 1996 1 year, 119 days Army
4
Pavao Miljavac
Miljavac, PavaoGeneral Pavao Miljavac
(born 1953)
[d]
November 11, 1996 October 14, 1998 1 year, 337 days Army
5
Davor Domazet-Lošo
Domazet-Lošo, DavorAdmiral Davor Domazet-Lošo
(born 1948)
October 14, 1998 March 10, 2000 1 year, 148 days Navy
6
Petar Stipetić
Stipetić, PetarGeneral of the Army Petar Stipetić
(1937–2018)
March 10, 2000 December 30, 2002 2 years, 295 days Army
7
Josip Lucić
Lucić, JosipGeneral Josip Lucić
(born 1957)
December 30, 2002 January 16, 2008 5 years, 17 days Army
-
Slavko Barić
Barić, SlavkoLieutenant General Slavko Barić (Acting)
(born 1957)
January 16, 2008 February 28, 2008 43 days Army
7
Josip Lucić
Lucić, JosipGeneral Josip Lucić
(born 1957)
February 28, 2008 March 1, 2011 3 years, 1 day Army
8
Drago Lovrić
Lovrić, DragoGeneral Drago Lovrić
(born 1961)
March 1, 2011 March 1, 2016 5 years, 0 days Army
9
Mirko Šundov
Šundov, MirkoGeneral Mirko Šundov
(born 1962)
March 1, 2016 Incumbent 2 years, 48 days Army

Notes

  1. ^ Previously served as the last commander of the Yugoslav Air Force from 1985 to 1991.
  2. ^ Served during the Operation Flash (1–3 May 1995).
  3. ^ Served during the Operation Storm (4–7 August 1995).
  4. ^ Afterwards served as the Minister of Defence from 1998 to 2000.

See also

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