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Western Regional Military Command [+] Download as CSV Print this page

Also known as: Western| Western Command| Western Military Command [+]

Country: Myanmar [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Kyauktaw Township [+] 11 June 2017 [+]
Minbya Township [+] 11 June 2017 [+]
Mrauk-U Township [+] 11 June 2017 [+]
Ann Township [+] 27 August 2011 [+]
Paletwa Township [+] 15 February 2010 [+] 9 November 2017 [+]
Ponnagyun Township [+] January 2010 [+]
Sittwe Township [+] January 2010 [+]
Chin [+] 2000 [+] 14 November 2017 [+]
Rakhine [+] 2000 [+] 14 November 2017 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Ann [+] 2001 [+] 15 February 2010 [+]
Sittwe [+] 1972 [+] 2001 [+]

Parent units

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Subsidiaries


Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
15 Military Operations Command [+] 15 LID [+]
15 Light Infantry Division [+]
Buthidaung [+]
Buthidaung Military Operation Commands [+]
Buthidaung Regional Military Command [+]
MOC 15 [+]
MOC-15 [+]
Military Operation Command-15 [+]
Military Operations Command 15 [+]
No 15 Operation Control Command [+]
Sakhaka No. 15 [+]
Tactical Unit (15) [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
2001 [+] 25 April 2017 [+]
5 Military Operations Command [+] 5 Military Operation Command [+]
Ahn Military Operation Command [+]
MOC #5 [+]
MOC-5 [+]
Military Operations Command #5 [+]
Military Operations Command -5 [+]
No 5 Military Operation Command [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
March 1995 [+] 13 May 2009 [+]
9 Military Operations Command [+] Kyuktaw Military Operation Command [+]
MOC 9 [+]
MOC No. 9 [+]
Military Operation Command 9 [+]
Military Operation Command No. 9 [+]
Military Operations Command -9 [+]
Military Operations Command 9 [+]
Military Operations Command at Kyauktaw [+]
Military Operations Commands No. 9 [+]
No 9 Operations Command [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
March 1995 [+] 29 December 2015 [+]
Unknown Parent Unit ultimately under Western Regional Military Command [+] Placeholder [+] 1995 [+] 21 November 2017 [+]
Unnamed Regional Operations Command at Sittwe [+] Sittwe ROC [+]
Sittwe Regional Operations Command [+]
Sittwe Regional Operations Commands [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
2001 [+] 25 August 2017 [+]

Personnel

Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Khin Maung Myint [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 27 April 2006 [+]
Maung Maung Soe [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 26 August 2016 [+] 9 November 2017 [+]
Soe Tint Naing [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 10 November 2017 [+] 17 January 2018 [+]
Tin Hlaing [+] Brigadier General [+] Deputy Regional Commander [+] 27 April 2006 [+]

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
11 April 2017 Security Force Monitor Name standardized in accordance with Security Force Monitor research
15 February 2010 Mizzima One killed in clash between ALA and Burmese Army 22 May 2018
25 February 2010 Mizzima Army seizes farmlands in Arakan State 22 May 2018
11 June 2017 Asia Times Shadowy rebels extend Myanmar’s wars 23 May 2018
19 July 2018 Fortify Rights “They Gave Them Long Swords” Preparations for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity Against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State, Myanmar 28 August 2018
25 November 2016 Global New Light of Myanmar First Myanmar- China (2+2) High-Level Consultations held 11 May 2018
08 January 2017 Global New Light of Myanmar Investigators continue field trips in Rakhine 15 May 2018
30 December 2015 Mizzima Arakan Army clashes with government troops in Rakhine State 14 May 2018
17 January 2018 Myanmar International TV Channel MAUNGTAW SITUATION: MONASTIC SCHOOL UNDER RECONSTRUCTION 16 May 2018
2009 Building the Tatmadaw : Myanmar armed forces since 1948 Building the Tatmadaw : Myanmar armed forces since 1948 16 May 2018
2002 Burma's armed forces : power without glory Burma's armed forces : power without glory 10 May 2018
13 May 2009 The Irrawady Senior Burmese Commander Killed by KNLA Soldiers 28 June 2018
11 January 2002 The Irrawady Behind The Military Shake-up 31 May 2018
03 May 2006 The Irrawady Shwe Mann “Behind Karen Offensive” 11 May 2018
08 June 2011 Burma News International Dozens of Villagers Forced to Porter in Three Pagodas Pass 24 May 2018
11 June 2008 Burma News International Two Burmese soldiers killed in TPP barrack 25 May 2018
15 February 2010 Mizzima One killed in clash between ALA and Burmese Army 31 May 2018
27 September 2011 Narinjara News Agency Villagers Complain to President of Shrimp Farm Confiscation by Army 31 May 2018
27 April 2006 European Union Council Common Position 2006/318/CFSP of 27 April 2006 renewing restrictive measures against Burma/Myanmar 24 May 2018
21 November 2017 The Irrawady AA Says 2 Members Killed, At Least 4 Wounded in Latest Round of Fighting 16 May 2018
09 September 2014 The Irrawady Burmese Military Reshuffle Sees New Security Chief Appointed 11 May 2018
29 August 2016 The Irrawady Lt-Gen Mya Tun Oo Appointed Burmese Military’s Chief of General Staff 11 May 2018
28 May 2013 The Irrawady UN Special Envoy, Chinese Observers Attend Kachin Peace Talks 19 June 2018
26 May 2018 The Irrawady Deputy Home Affairs Minister Leaves Post to Return to Top Military Job 12 September 2018
01 February 2018 The Irrawady KIA, Tatmadaw Hold Peace Talks in China 19 June 2018
14 November 2017 The Irrawady Myanmar Army Replaces Rakhine Commander 16 May 2018
09 November 2017 The Irrawady Tatmadaw Troops Killed and Wounded in Arakan Army Ambush 12 May 2018
20 October 2015 Myanmar Times Max Myanmar sells two beach hotels to Amazing Group 18 June 2018
12 September 2014 Myanmar Times Military shuffles generals 11 May 2018
12 August 2015 Myanmar Times Officers resign to contest elections 10 May 2018
11 May 2018 Myanmar Times Tatmadaw wants KIA to dismantle camps in Tanai 11 May 2018
25 April 2017 Reuters Command structure of the Myanmar army's operation in Rakhine 08 May 2018