National Army of Colombia

Command hierarchy

Our leaders and commanders in the different levels of command.
  1. President of the Republic of Colombia

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    Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
    He was born on August 10th of 1951. He was a cadet at the Naval School at Cartagena, studied Economy and Enterprise Administration and postgraduate studies at the Harvard University and Fletcher School of Laws and Diplomacy.

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  2. Minister of the Defense

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    Luis Carlos Villegas Echeverri
    On May 19, 2015, Luis Carlos Villegas Echeverri was appointed by the President of the Republic, Juan Manuel Santos, as Minister of National Defense. He took over his position on June 22 of the same year.

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  3. General Commander of the Military Forces

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    General Juan Pablo Rodríguez Barragán
    Mr. President, Juan Manuel Santos, appointed General Juan Pablo Rodríguez Barragán as new General Commander of the Armed Forces.

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  4. Commander of National Army of Colombia

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    General Alberto José Mejía Ferrero
    He was born in Bogotá, Cundinamarca, and entered the Military School of Cadets on February 6, 1978. He was promoted to the rank of Second Lieutenant of the infantry weapon on June 1, 1981, and his last promotion was to the rank of Major General on December 1, 2013.

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