Mohammad Pakpour

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Sardar
Mohammad Pakpour
Sardar Mohammad Pakpour-by Tasnimnews.com 02.jpg
General Pakpour in April 2016
Allegiance Iran
Service/branch Revolutionary Guards
Rank Brigadier general
Commands held Ground Force
Battles/wars Iran–Iraq War
Third Battle of Fallujah
2016 West Iran clashes
Awards Fath Medal.jpg Order of Fath (1st class)[1]

Mohammad Pakpour (Persian: محمد پاکپور‎) is a Brigadier-General and Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Ground Forces since 2009.[2][3]

History

Mohammad Pakpour was involved with the IRGC at the beginning of the Islamic Revolution in Kurdistan and was a veteran of the 8-year long Iran–Iraq War. His responsibilities include five years of Army Operations Command, commander of the 8th Najaf Division, commander of 31st Ashura Division of Command chief Army's Northern Command headquarters. Mohammad Pakpur has a PhD in Political Geography and has had responsibility for measures such as fighting terrorism in the north west of Iran and establishing sustainable security in the south east region of Iran, as well as the holding of specialized exercises.[4][5]

During a maneuver in Iran, he asserted that the IRGC wants to promote the security of the region and the abilities of armed forces and to demonstrate new tactics in military operations.[6] He expressed that drones like Hemaseh help to keep the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on their toes and shows the consistency and preparedness of the force.[7]

References

  1. ^ "عکس/ مدال های فرمانده نیروی قدس سپاه". Retrieved 11 February 2015. 
  2. ^ farsnews. The commander of the Army Corps. 
  3. ^ mehrnews. Sardar Mohammad Pakpur. 
  4. ^ asriran. Part of the new commander of land force records. 
  5. ^ farsnews. Guards practical details on destruction of a terrorist squad in South East of Iran. 
  6. ^ http://french.cri.cn/621/2016/04/10/602s475312.htm
  7. ^ Iranian Guards Corps Debuts 'Hamasseh' Drone, DefenseWorld.net, 13 April 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
Military offices
Preceded by
Mohammad Jafar Asadi
Commander of Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
2009–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
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