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Commander-in-Chief Issues Executive Orders to Replace Military Commanders and Assign Military Officers to New Posts







November 12 2014

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Dr. Haidar Al-Abadi issued executive orders today to relieve 26 military commanders from their posts and retire an additional 10 commanders. He also appointed 18 military officers to senior posts within the Ministry of Defense as part of ongoing efforts to professionalize Iraq’s military institutions and root out corruption in its various forms.