Ghana Armed Forces Headquarters - Accra

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Ghana Armed Forces Headquarters
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Col Aggrey-Quashie Directorate of Public Relations General Headquarters Burma Camp, Accra, Ghana, , Accra
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Contact number
+233205823465
Mobile phone
+233205823465
Fax
0205823562
Working hours
  • Monday: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Thursday: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Friday: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Saturday: 10:00AM-4:00PM
  • Sunday: Closed
Company manager GHANA ARMED FORCES HEADQUARTERS
Establishment year 2010
Employees 101-200
Registration code 2244
VAT registration 4079
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The Ghana Armed Forces is the unified armed force of Ghana, consisting of the Army, Navy, and Ghana Air Force. The GAF are supervised by the Ghanaian Ministry of Defence.

The current CDS is Lt. Gen. Obed Akwa. He was appointed by President Akuffo-Addo on 20 June, 2017. Prior to his appointment he was the Chief of Army Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces.

The Ghana Army as it is today grew from military units organized in the 19th century by European Trading Companies to safeguard their socio-economic interest in the Gold Coast. Prior to independence, the role of the Army, then Royal West African Frontier force (RWAFF) was to maintain internal security (IS), protect the British interest in the Gold Coast and also take part in regional and international operations in support of the  
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On attainment of independence, the Army was transformed into a wholly Ghanaian institution, expanded and made to serve the interest of the Ghanaian government. The purpose of the Army at independence was to protect and advance national sovereignty and this has remained unchanged.

Structure Ghana Army

The Ghana Army is the army of the West African nation of Ghana. In 1959, two years after the Gold Coast obtained independence as Ghana, the Gold Coast Regiment was withdrawn from the Royal West African Frontier Force, and formed the basis for the new Ghanaian Army. Together with the Ghana Navy and Airforce, the Army makes up the Ghana Armed Forces, controlled by The Ministry of Defence and Central Defence Headquarters, both located in Greater Accra. The Ghana army is divided into 3 commands:

Southern Command (Accra)

1 infantry battalion ,2 infantry battalion, 5 infantry battalion ,1 rapid reaction battalion ,1 armoured reconnaissance regiment ,1 artillery regiment ,1 engineer regiment, 1 field workshop

Central Command (Kumasi)

3 light infantry battalion, 4 light infantry battalion, 1 reconnaissance regiment, 1 signal squadron, 1 field workshop, 1 field ambulance, 1 Transport Company

The Command currently consists of 2 major units – 3 Inf Bn at Liberation Barracks, Sunyani and the 4 Inf Bn in Complex and Uaddara Barracks in Kumasi. There is also 2 Armoured Recce Squadron stationed in Sunyani. The support arms and services are 2 Sig Sqn, 2 MT Coy, 2 Field Workshop, 2 Field Ambulance and 2 FOC. These are all located in Kumasi.

Northern Command (Tamale)

1 airborne battalion
6 light infantry battalions
The Command currently consists of 2 major units – 6 Inf Bn in Kamina Barracks in Tamale and the Airborne Force (ABF) in Barwah Barracks also in Tamale.

Infantry

The Ghanaian Army consists of three distinct infantry elements:

Ghana Regiment- The major element of the army is the six light infantry battalions of the Ghana Regiment. Three battalions are assigned to each brigade.
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  • GAF ENLISTMENT 2023/2024GHANA ARMED FORCES WISH TO INFORM THE GENERAL PUBLIC THAT THE ONGOING RECRUITMENT FOR THE (2023/202...
Employees (3)
  • BRIGADIER GENERAL
    BRIGADIER GENERAL SETH AMOAMA
    BRIGADIER GENERAL
    0509756174
  • FEMALE BRIGADIER GENERAL
    FEMALE BRIGADIER GENERAL BARIMA TWUM
    2ND FEMALE BRIGADIER GENERAL
    0500083958
  • MICHAEL
    MICHAEL ADDO LARBI
    DIRECTOR PUBLIC RELATIONS BURMA CAMP
    0533045953
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