Western Army (JGSDF)

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Western Army 西部方面隊 Seibu Homentai

chain of command

Minister of Defense > Western Army

organization

Assignment

Historical

Commander

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 Dec 1955 Lt General Matsutani Makoto 35th class, MA Att, 4th District HQ Cdr, Northern Army
2 Aug 1957 Lt General Ikeno Kiyomi University of Tokyo Cdr, 2nd District Chief, Opening Office, Middle Army
1 Aug 1959 Lt General Tsujimura Yoshitomo University of Tokyo Cdr, 4th District Att, GSO
1 Aug 1960 Lt General Yoshihashi Kaizo 39th class, MA Cdr, 5th District Commandant, JGSDF Staff College
1 Aug 1962 Lt General Wada Moriya 41st class, MA Cdr, 2nd Division Att, GSO
16 Mar 1965 Lt General Sekiguchi Hachitaro Tohoku University Cdr, 6th Division retired
1 Jul 1968
16 Mar 1972 Lt General Horie Masao 50th class, MA Vice Chief of Staff, GSDF retired
16 Mar 1973
16 Mar 1976 Lt General Tsukamoto Katsuichi 54th class, MA Vice Chief of Staff, GSDF retired
16 Mar 1978
16 Mar 1982 Lt General Muramatsu Eiichi Vice Chief of Staff, GSDF retired
1 Jul 1983
20 30 Jun 1989 Lt General Kuga Mikio 1st class, NDA Cdr, 5th Division retired
21 16 Mar 1991 Lt General Shigematsu Keizo 3rd class, NDA Vice President, NDA Cdr, Eastern Army
22 16 Jun 1992 Lt General Yokochi Sada 4th class, NDA Cdr, 9th Division retired
23 23 Mar 1994 Lt General Arai Hitoshi 5th class, NDA Superintendent, Fuji School retired
24 30 Jun 1995 Lt General Tamura Tomotoshi 7th class, NDA Vice President, NDA retired
25 1 Jul 1997 Lt General Hiyama Shuzo 8th class, NDA Vice President, NDA retired
26 1 Jul 1998 Lt General Amano Yoshiharu 10th class, NDA Vice Chief of Staff, GSDF retired
27 28 Apr 2000 Lt General Sakudo Mitsuo 11th class, NDA Vice President, NDA retired
28 22 Mar 2002 Lt General Matsukawa Masaaki 13th class, NDA Administrator, JSC retired
29 1 Jul 2003 Lt General Mori Tsutomu 14th class, NDA Vice Chief of Staff, GSDF Chief of Staff, GSDF
30 30 Aug 2004 Lt General Hayashi Naoto 15th class, NDA Vice Chief of Staff, GSDF retired
31 28 Mar 2007 Lt General Wakura Noboru 17th class, NDA Cdr, Material Control Command retired
32 1 Aug 2008 Lt General Mochida Kazuhito 19th class, NDA Cdr, 7th Division retired
33 29 Mar 2010 Lt General Kizaki Shunzo 20th class, NDA Cdr, 8th Division retired
34 5 Aug 2011 Lt General Miyashita Toshihiro 22nd class, NDA Vice President, NDA retired
35 22 Aug 2013 Lt General Bansho Koichiro 24th class, NDA Vice Chief of Staff, GSDF retired
36 4 Aug 2015 Lt General Ogawa Kiyoshi 26th class, NDA Cdt, JGSDF Staff College retired
37 8 Aug 2017 Lt General Yuasa Goro 28th class, NDA Vice Chief of Staff, GSDF Chief of Staff, GSDF
38 1 Apr 2019 Lt General Motomatsu Takashi 29th class, NDA Vice Chief of Staff, JS incumbent

Vice Chief of Staff (2)

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
8 Jun 2010 Maj General Yamazaki Koji 27th class, NDA Commander, 4th Engineer Brigade Dir, Person Dept, GSO
26 Jul 2012

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