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Hulusi Akar
29th Chief of the General Staff
Assumed office
18 August 2015
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded by Necdet Özel
Personal details
Born January 1, 1952(1952-01-01) (age 70)
Kayseri, Turkey
Military service
Allegiance  Turkey
Service/branch Turkish Armed Forces
Years of service 1972–present (50 years)
Rank General
Commands Chief of the General Staff
Commander of Land Forces

General Hulusi Akar (born January 1, 1952) is a Turkish Army general currently serving as the 29th Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces. He previously served as the commander of the Turkish Land Forces.[1][2][3]


Military offices
Preceded by
Hayri Kıvrıkoğlu
Commander of the Turkish Army
23 August 2013 – 18 August 2015
Succeeded by
Salih Zeki Çolak
Preceded by
Necdet Özel
Chief of the General Staff of Turkey
18 August 2015 – present
Succeeded by

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