Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Commanders of the Islamic Republic - 10/09

On the parade grounds of Imam Khomeini Naval Sciences University in Nowshahr, October 6, 2009.
(Click to enlarge)
Front row, left to right:
- Unknown
- Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi (Defense Minister)
- Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi (Cleric)
- Hojatoleslam Mohammad Golpayegani (Cleric- Ideological/Political Head of the Military)
- Major General Yahya Rahim-Safavi (Senior Advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution)
- Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari (Commander-in-Chief of the IRGC)
- Major General Hassan Firouzabadi (Head of the Armed Forces General Command Headquarters)
- Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei (Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces)
- Major General Ataollah Salehi (Commander-in-Chief of the Army)
- Major General (Army)
- Major General Mohammad Salimi (Army)
- Brigadier General (Army)
- Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan (Commander of the Ground Force)
- Brigadier General Ahmad Mighani (Commander of Air Defense)
- Brigadier General Hassan Shah-Safi (Commander of the Air Force)

Second row, behind Maj. Gen. Jafari:
- Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh (Commander of IRGC Aerospace)
- Rear Admiral Morteza Saffari (Commander of IRGC Navy)

Rank conversions:
Brigadier General: Sartip (سرتیپ)
Major General: Sarlashkar (سرلشگر)
Commander-in-Chief: Farmandeye kole ghova (فرمانده کل قوا)

Note: Any corrections and additions greatly appreciated.
Ultra high resolution version of photo available at the Supreme Leader website.


Naj said...

sorry mark, other than Vahidi, and firouzabadi I don't know anyone else. I dispatched the photo to others!

If they were good looking they perhpas ... ;)

Naj said...

Interesting; those killed today are not on that list.