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Japanese military general

Tsutomu Mori, Japanese military general.


Mori, Tsutomu was born on August 19, 1947 in Okayama, Japan.


Graduate, National Defense Academy, 1970. Graduate, Command and General Staff Course, Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF Staff College, 1980. Graduate, regular course, National Institute for Defense Studies, 1990.


Commander 1st Company, 36th Infantry Regiment, Camp Itami, Hyogo, 1982. Plans and administration secretary 1st Intelligence Division, Intelligence Department, Ground Staff Office (GSO), 1984—1987. Defense planning division Plans and Operations Department, GSO, 1987—1991.

Colonel Japanese Army, 1989. Chief Logistics, Planning Section, Logistics Department, GSO, 1991—1993. Commander 30th Infantry Regiment, Camp Shibata, Niigata, 1993—1994.

Chief Education Division, Education and Training Department, GSO, 1994—1996. Major general Japanese Army, 1995. Deputy chief of staff (Operations) Eastern Army Headquarters, 1996—1997, deputy chief of staff (Administration), 1997—1998.

Inspector general GSO, 1998—1999. Director Plans and Operations Department, GSO, 1999—2001. Lieutenant general Japanese Army, 2001.

Commanding general 7th Division, 2001—2002. Vice chief of staff JGSDF, 2002—2003. Commanding general Western Army, 2003—2004.

General Japanese Army, 2004. Chief of staff Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF), since 2004.