Corps Commander

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Corps Commander


(Russian acronym, komkor), a military rank in the ground forces and the air force of the Red Army from 1935 to 1940.

It was introduced by a resolution on Sept. 22, 1935, of the Central Executive Committee and the Council of People’s Commissars of the USSR. The corresponding rank in the navy was flag officer first class and for the military-political personnel of the army and navy, corps commissar. The rank of corps commander was abolished on May 7, 1940.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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He reins up within a respectful distance of the corps commander and salutes.
The Corps Commander also visited the medical camps and talked to the doctors about the situation.
The Corps Commander Conference declared that the 'forum fully supported Government's rejection of Indian actions regarding Kashmir.
KARACHI -- In a Festival Floodlit T/20 Cricket match played at the National Stadium Karachi on Saturday night Corps Commander XI won against Commissioner XI by 3 wickets.
Kazeem also gave the list of Officers posted as Sector Commanders as follows: Corps Commander (CC) Ali Sule Tanimu, former Deputy Corps Public Education Officer is now the Sector Commander, Katsina sector command, Corps Commander Hafiz T Mohammed, former head, National Road Safety Advisory Council (NARSAC) is now the Sector Commander RS1.1 Kaduna, Corps Commander Francis Udoma formerly in charge of FRSC Estate , FRSC HQ as Sector Commander RS 9.4 Imo and the erstwhile Sector Commander RS 4.2 Benue, Corps Commander, David Mendie to replace ACM Edward Zamber as Sector Commander RS6.1 Rivers.
PESHAWAR -- Peshawar Corps Commander Lieutenant General Mazhar Shaheen on Thursday inaugurated 'Education City' in Waziristan.
According to the statement, Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan conferred military awards to Army personnel for acts of gallantry during operations, outstanding performances in respective fields and for their long meritorious services.
In a call on meeting with newly appointed Corps Commander Lahore, Lieutenant General Majid Ihsan at the governor's House sacrifices rendered by the armed forces to root out terrorism was a golden chapter in the history of the country.
Earlier this week, a statement released by Inter-Services Public Relations stated that Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan, who was serving as the President of National Defence University (NDU) was appointed as the Lahore Corps Commander. Meanwhile, Lieutenant General Aamer Riaz who was serving as Lahore Corps Commander has been appointed as the NDU President.
Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan, who was serving as the president of National Defence University (NDU) has been appointed Corps Commander Lahore, according to ISPR.
Meanwhile, Lieutenant General Naeem Ashraf who was serving as Chairman Heavy Industries Taxila(HIT) has been appointed as Corps Commander Multan.
While addressing the troops the Corps Commander emphasised the need for continuous enhancement of operational preparedness to achieve more laurels for the nation.

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