[dropcap]A[/dropcap]rmed forces of any country are most essential element which not only provide territorial protection to the country but also stabilize the nation in critical condition like earthquakes, bad weather conditions and storm to rescue the residents and shelter them under shield.
Chief of General staff or the military commander or military generals are those people who control the million of troops under single order and can be considered to be more influential personalities in the world.
Here’s the list, read on!
10: Volker Wieker (Germany)
Volker Wieker is the Chief of Staff of the German armed forces, Bundeswehr, the highest-ranking officer of the Bundeswehr and government’s chief military adviser as well. Wieker joined Bundeswehr in 1974 and trained as an artillery officer and serving as an officer in an armored artillery battalion and the operations and training officer he reached to Chief of Staff of the Army Office in 2002. Wieker was formally appointed Chief of Staff of the Bundeswehr two days after his promotion to four-star general while having several decorations and awards he stands among the best army generals in the world.
9: Katsutoshi Kawano (Japan)
Chief of Staff of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and Chief of Staff of the Joint Staff Council Katsutoshi Kawano is a Japanese general who is among the best generals in the world. Kawano has joined the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force after graduating in mechanical engineering, served in number of positions and commands. He became Chief of Staff of the Maritime Self-Defense Force after promotion to full admiral in 2012 and assumed the position of Chief of Staff of the Joint Staff Council on 15 October 2014.
8: Dalbir Singh (India)
The Indian Army General and current Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army is one of best generals in the world who has ability to take decisions for the nation irrelevant of what other think about them but the only thing he considered was the benefit of India. Singh was commissioned in the 4th battalion of the 5 Gorkha Rifles in 1974 and following his positions to instructor, commanding officer, Inspector General of the Special Frontier Force became the Vice Chief of Army staff in 2013 and assumed charge as Chief of the Army staff in July 2014.
7: Choi Yoon-Hee (South Korea)
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Choi Yoon-hee was named as new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who was the first navy flag officer to take the top post in the military chain of command under President Park Geun-hyeThe government picked the JCS chairman from Navy for first time since the establishment of the military forces to strengthen cooperation among the armed forces. Choi Yoon-Hee is one of best current generals in the world because of his deliberate approach towards security concerns of the South Korean.
6:(United Kingdom) Nick Houghton
The Chief of the Defence Staff of the British Armed Forces Nick Houghton has taken the charge after retirement of former Chief of Defence Staff Sir David Richards. The British General served as Commanding Officer and commander while positioned as British Military Representative and Deputy Commanding General during his military age. He has been appointed as the Chief of Joint Operations at Permanent Joint Headquarters and served as Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff before assumed to the served as Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff.
5: Hulusi Akar (Turkey)
Turkish Army general Hulusi Akar was born on January 1, 1952 currently serving as the 29th Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces. Turkey has been considered as one of most influential state in Asian region and following that it has several security and territorial concerns while its boundaries with Iraq also made it more unstable because of civil war in the country led by ISIS. Hulusi Akar is among the best military generals in the world who tactically handle the national and international defense through its wide eye on these issues.
4: Valery Gerasimov (Russia)
Valery Gerasimov is a Russian General who is the current Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia along with position as Deputy Defence Minister. Valery Gerasimov was served as commander of a platoon company and battalion of Far Eastern Military District after graduation, and then appointed as the chief of staff of a tank regiment. He served in various commanding position throughout his career and promoted to Deputy Defence Minister while positioned at highest rank in the Russian Army, General of the Army as of 2014.
3: Fang Fenghui (China)
The general in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of the People’s Republic of China Fang Fenghui is currently serving the PLA Chief of General Staff who led the biggest armed force of the world. Being most versatile and diverse approach to domestic and foreign matter Fang Fenghui added in list of best generals in the world. He was appointed as Chief of the Headquarters of the General Staff following his positions as Commander of the Beijing Military Region and hief of staff of the PLA’s Guangzhou Military Region.
2: Martin Dempsey (United States)
Martin Edward Dempsey is a United States Army general and 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, served as Chief of Staff of Army and Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. He holds several commanding positions in past including Acting Commander, Deputy Commander and Commanding General. Martin Dempsey has currently the highest-rank in military in all of the United States Armed Force enrolled among best generals in the world in present.
1: Raheel Sharif (Pakistan)
General Raheel Sharif is a four-star rank army general who is currently serving as Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army became the best general in the world because of his wide approach to tackle enemies in and out of country. His various operations to stabilize the Pakistan and keep it clean from terrorism which set in nations roots from several decades are outstanding and admirable. Raheel Sharif has appointed and served in various commands and position till assumed in office as Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army added him as one of the most respected and well reputed Chief till date.