Watanabe Keitaro

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General (ret.) Watanabe Keitaro 渡部敬太郎 (1927 - 26 Nov 1997) was a Japanese Ground Self Defense officer.

History

date rank title job
Director, Personnel Department, Ground Staff Office
1 Jul 1979 Lt General Commander, 10th Division
1 Jul 1981 Commander, Northern Army
16 Mar 1983 General Chief of Staff, Ground Self-Defense Force
1 Jul 1984 Chairman of Joint Staff Council
6 Feb 1986 retired


military assignment
Preceded by
Murai Sumio
Chief of Staff, Ground Self-Defense Force
16 Mar 1983 - 1 Jul 1984
Succeeded by
Nakamura Morio
Preceded by
Murai Sumio
Chairman of Joint Staff Council
1 Jul 1984 - 6 Feb 1986
Succeeded by
Mori Shigehiro