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The Finnish Defence Forces

General Timo Kivinen
Chief of Defence
General Timo Kivinen

Defence Command

Lieutenant General Vesa Virtanen
Chief of Defence Command Finland
Lieutenant General Vesa Virtanen
Lieutenant General Kim Jäämeri
Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategy
Lieutenant General Kim Jäämeri
Lieutenant General Timo Kakkola
Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics and Armaments
Lieutenant General Timo Kakkola
Major General Kari Nisula
Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations
Major General Kari Nisula
Major General Rami Saari
Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel
Major General Rami Saari
Major General Janne Jaakkola
Chief of Planning
Major General Janne Jaakkola
Rear Admiral Juha Vauhkonen
Chief of Intelligence
Rear Admiral Juha Vauhkonen
Commodore Janne Huusko
Assistant chief of staff operations
Commodore Janne Huusko
Brigadier General Jarmo Vähätiitto
Defence Command Chief of C5
Brigadier General Jarmo Vähätiitto
Commodore Tuomas Tiilikainen
Chief of Personnel (J1)
Commodore Tuomas Tiilikainen
Brigadier General Timo Saarinen
Chief of Logistics
Brigadier General Timo Saarinen
Brigadier General Medical Simo Siitonen
Surgeon General
Brigadier General Medical Simo Siitonen
Field Bishop Pekka Särkiö
Field Bishop
Field Bishop Pekka Särkiö

Army

Lieutenant General Pasi Välimäki
Commander of the Finnish Army
Lieutenant General Pasi Välimäki
Major General Kim Mattsson
Chief of Staff, Army
Major General Kim Mattsson
Brigadier General Tero Ylitalo
Chief of Operations, Army Command
Brigadier General Tero Ylitalo
Brigadier General Jukka Jokinen
Commander, Karjala Brigade
Brigadier General Jukka Jokinen
Brigadier General Manu Tuominen
Commander, Kainuu Brigade
Brigadier General Manu Tuominen
Brigadier General Vesa Valtonen
Commander, Pori Brigade
Brigadier General Vesa Valtonen

Navy

Rear Admiral Jori Harju
Commander of the Finnish Navy
Rear Admiral Jori Harju
Commodore Jukka Anteroinen
Chief of Staff, Navy
Commodore Jukka Anteroinen

Air Force

Major General Juha-Pekka Keränen
Commander, Air Force
Major General Juha-Pekka Keränen
Brigadier General Timo Herranen
Chief of Staff, Air Force
Brigadier General Timo Herranen

National Defence University

Brigadier General Mika Kalliomaa
Rector of the National Defence University
Brigadier General Mika Kalliomaa

Special Assignments

Major General Mikko Heiskanen
Military Representative to the EU and NATO
Major General Mikko Heiskanen
Brigadier General Sami Nurmi
Director, Ministry of Defence, National Defence Unit
Brigadier General Sami Nurmi

Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command

Major General Jari Mikkonen
Chief of Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command
Major General Jari Mikkonen
Brigadier General Engineering Juha-Matti Ylitalo
Deputy Manager of Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command
Brigadier General Engineering Juha-Matti Ylitalo