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an officer holding the highest rank in the army

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Though I joined Army as a doctor in 1977, I got the first opportunity to see him in person and listen to him in the early nineties, during the passing out parade at Indian Military Academy in Dehradun," said Major General Prasad who went on to be appointed as a personal physician to the field marshal.
Al-Seyassah newspaper quoted the field marshal as saying he had no choice but to bow to the will of the people -- while stressing that he had no "magic wand" to solve deep-rooted problems like Egypt's devastated economy.
Thereafter, after the general elections both in West Pakistan and East Pakistan, naturally Sheikh Mujibur Rehman should have got the opportunity to form the national government and become the prime minister, but sadly Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto became a spanner in the works and convinced Field Marshal Yahya to impose the emergency.
Plumbing, heating, ventilation and thermal insulation work for the new specialist medical center in the GFM - Field Marshal Rommel barracks Augustendorf.
Air Marshal Binskin was honoured by the invitation from the Commandant, Major-General Sohail Ahmed Khan, to speak to the students and faculty about the service of Field Marshal Blamey following his training at Quetta.
Muscat : His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said yesterday received a written message from Field Marshal Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir, President of the Republic of Sudan, dealing with the bilateral relations binding the two brotherly countries.
Egypt's president ordered changes to the military top brass yesterday, including pensioning off Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi who served Hosni Mubarak for two decades, in a move that further stamps the new leader's authority on the state.
Presidential Spokesman Yasser Ali said that Morsi has ordered the retirement of the Head of the SCAF and defense minister Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, appointing him a presidential advisor.
Egypt's military junta revealed that its chief Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi will hold the defense portfolio in the next government, stressing that it won't retreat from the constitutional declaration issued two weeks ago.
Summary: Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, head of Egypt's ruling military, has told parliament speaker Saad al-Katatni that he will reshuffle the government, the Muslim Brotherhood website said on Sunday.
DAMASCUS, (SANA) -- President Bashar al-Assad sent on Sunday a cable of condolences to Head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of Egypt, Field Marshal Mohammad Hussein Tantawi, over the death of Pope Shenouda III, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate.
The tribute to Field Marshal Claude Auchinleck, known as 'the Auk', will be moved to Broad Street if plans for the renovation and redevelopment of the rundown Five Ways Shopping Centre are approved.
In an interview with the Arabic daily Al Ayam, Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa Bin Ahmad Al Khalifa said that 22 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been plotting against Bahrain.
Summary: CAIRO - Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, Tuesday approved a partial lifting of the state of emergency as of Wednesday, saying that the state of emergency will be only applicable against thugs.
The Forces' sweetheart was given the distinctive brooch by World War II hero Field Marshal Montgomery.