Commandant of Army War College

    Brigadier General İlker GÖRGÜLÜ


          He was born on 1973 in İskilip/Çorum. He completed his primary and secondary school in Ankara. He graduated as Lieutenant Of Armor Corps on 1995 after studying at Işıklar Military High School (Bursa) from 1987 to 1991, and at Military Academy (Ankara) from 1991 to 1995.

        After completing the officers basic course from 1995 to 1996 at Armor Unit School And Training Division Command (Ankara), he served from 1996 to 2002 respectively as Team Commander at the 8th Mechanized Infantry Brigade Command (Beşiktepe/Tekirdağ), at the 39th Infantry Battalion Command (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) and at Military Academy Cadet Regiment Command (Ankara), from 2002 to 2005 as Company Commander at 16th Armor Brigade Command (Devegeçidi/Diyarbakır), from 2005 to 2008 as Close Protection Company Commander at İstanbul Central Command 1st Special Protection Battalion Command, from 2008 to 2012 as Supply and Maintenance Section Chief at  İstanbul Central Command, from 2012 to 2015 as 2nd Tank Battalion Commander at 95th Armor Brigade (Hayrabolu/Tekirdağ), from 2015 to 2016 as Training Officer at 7th  Corps Command (Diyarbakır), as Chief of Staff of the 16th Mechanized Infantry Brigade Command (Devegeçidi/Diyarbakır) from 2016 to 2018, as Commander of Land Forces Exercise Center (Şereflikoçhisar/Ankara) from 2018 to 2020.  

          He served as Counterterrorism Branch Chief in Operations Division of Turkish General Staff in 2020 and as Land Forces Secretary General from 2020 to 2021.
    He was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General with the decisions of Supreme Military Council in 2021 and assigned as Director of Army War Institute with Presidential Decree dated 24 August 2021 and numbered 2021/427.
        He attained Master Degree on International Relations in Beykent University in 2007, completed Staff Officers’ Course from 2018 to 2019 and Command and Staff Education from 2019 to 2020.
          Brigadier General İlker GÖRGÜLÜ is married with a child and he knows English.