Nishimoto Tetsuya

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General (ret.) Nishimoto Tetsuya 西元徹也 (June 1936 - ) is a Japanese former Ground Self Defense officer.

History

date rank title job
Director, Operations Department, Ground Staff Office
7 Jul 1988 Lt General Commander, 7th Division
30 Jun 1989 Vice Chief of Staff, Ground Self-Defense Force
16 Mar 1991 Commander, Middle Army
16 Mar 1992 General Chief of Staff, Ground Self-Defense Force
1 Jul 1993 Chairman of Joint Staff Council
25 Mar 1996 retired


military assignment
Preceded by
Shima Atsushi
Chief of Staff, Ground Self-Defense Force
16 Mar 1992 - 1 Jul 1993
Succeeded by
Tomizawa Hikaru
Preceded by
Sakuma Makoto
Chairman of Joint Staff Council
1 Jul 1993 - 25 Mar 1996
Succeeded by
Sugiyama Shigeru