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MAJOR GENERAL. A military officer, commanding a division or number of regiments; the next in rank below a lieutenant general.

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No accusations have been made public about the additional one government's commander, Major-General Gabriel Jok Riak, and the two senior rebel's commanders including their chief of general staff, Major-General Simon Gatwech Dual and Major-General James Koang Chuol.
The boy was severely injured and he was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital," said Major-General Al Zafein.
Missan Province's Council had voted in majority to reject the decision, issued by the Iraqi government, to transfer Missan Police's Director-General, Major-General Arrar al-Majidi and replace him by Major-General, Jassim al-Hasnawi, as well as sacking the Director-General of Missan's Oil company, the Director of Internal Affairs and the Director of Protection of Installations, charged with incompetence.
The first deputy commander of the Bulgarian land forces was also replaced a Brigade General Neyko Nenov took over from Major-General Dimitar Dimitrov.
Major-General Flynn said the work would be "among the most challenging and rewarding .
Major-General MacKenzie was commander of the 29 Nation UN Peacekeeping Force that opened the Sarajevo airport for the delivery of humanitarian aid during the Bosnian civil war in 1992, and is a former Commanding General of Land Force Central Area.
The Director of Staff and Major-General Smith exchanged shields.
The Joint Bahraini-Turkish Military Committee concluded its meetings which was attended from the Bahraini side by Inspector-General Major-General Abdullah Hassan Al-Nuaimi and from the Turkish side by (Air Force Pilot) Major-General Atilla Ozturk.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief welcomed Major-General Al Azima, expressing his thanks and appreciation for the efforts he has exerted and his role in implementing the far-sighted visions of GCC leaders in consolidating cooperation among GCC military forces and upgrading Peninsula Shield Joint Forces' combat readiness through constant activation of diverse exercises and common applications, and unifying the concepts and efforts under a joint command in the framework of GCC joint military defense agreements.
They were accompanied by Major-General Obaid Al Hairi Salem Al Ketbi, Deputy General Commander of Abu Dhabi Police; Major-General Nasser Lakhraibani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; and Ali Mohammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme National Security Council.
BNA) -- Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa met at the BDF's General Headquarters today the Deputy Chief of the Office of Security Cooperation at the US Embassy in Baghdad Major-General William J.
Summary: Major-General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police, unveiled new model of security cars for the Dubai Police recently.