the president of the Republic Sauli Niinistö has decided, two generals and one admiral yle nyksestä in the armed Forces. Promotions will come into force on independence day.
the president's decision, the baroque George Mathias Ridge has been promoted to rear-admiral. Brigadier-general Jukka Sonninen is, in turn, been promoted to major general and colonel Jukka Jokinen brigadier general.
Rear-admiral Ridge (p. 1964) has served as a naval commander in the beginning of this year. In the past he has served, inter alia, the naval chief of operations and readiness chief of naval staff.
major General Sonninen (p. 1960) has served education chief of general staff in 2015. He has previously served, inter alia, the Kainuu brigade commander and the state council as chief of security.
brigadier general Jokinen (p. 1967) has served the Karelian brigade commander for this year's August. He has previously served, inter alia, the military academy, as director of the national defence university and the president of the republic his adjutant. Jokinen rises as a new general committee.
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