Joint Staff of Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution

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Joint Staff of Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
ستاد مشترک سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی
IRGC-Seal.svg
Seal of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
Founded 1984
Current form 2009
Headquarters Tehran, Iran
Leadership
Commander-in-Chief 19- Sarlashgar-IRGC.png M. General Jafari
Chief of staff 25px B. General Hejazi

Joint Staff of Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: ستاد مشترک سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی‎‎), formerly called General Staff[1] (Persian: ستاد کل‎‎), is the chief of staff of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution with an aim to coordinate its military branches; and responsible for organization, support, and supervision of all executive affairs within the military.[2] The office was originally created in late 1984[1] and is currently headed by Brigadier General Mohammad Hejazi.[3]

The officeholder is appointed by the IRGC's Commander-in-Chief.[2]

General Provost of IRGC is a subdivision to the Joint Staff.

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Cordesman, Anthony H. (1999), Iran's Military Forces in Transition: Conventional Threats and Weapons of Mass Destruction, Greenwood Publishing Group, p. 35, ISBN 0275965295 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Sinkaya, Bayram (2015), The Revolutionary Guards in Iranian Politics: Elites and Shifting Relations, Routledge, p. 53, ISBN 1317525647 
  3. Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Iran Watch, retrieved 28 December 2015