Kimizuka Eiji

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General (ret.) Kimizuka Eiji 君塚栄治 (16 Jul 1952 - 28 Dec 2015) was a Japanese Ground Self Defense officer.

History

date rank title job
June 2001 Maj General
March 2002 Vice Chief of Staff, Western Army
5 Dec 2003 Commander, 1st Combined Brigade
28 Jul 2005 Director, Personnel Department, Ground Staff Office
4 Aug 2006 Chief of Staff, Middle Army
3 Jul 2007 Lt General Commander, 8th Division
24 Mar 2008 Vice President, National Defense Academy of Japan (Defense Affairs)
21 Jul 2009 Commander, North Eastern Army
14 Mar 2011 Commander, Joint Task Force (against disaster). until 1 July.
5 Aug 2011 General Chief of Staff, Ground Self-Defense Force
27 Aug 2013 retired
28 Dec 2015 died (63)


military assignment
Preceded by
Hibako Yoshifumi
Chief of Staff, Ground Self-Defense Force
5 Aug 2011 - 27 Aug 2013
Succeeded by
Iwata Kiyofumi