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TNI chief inspects location for Kogabwilhan I headquarters

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Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands   /   Tue, November 26, 2019   /  09:04 am
TNI chief inspects location for Kogabwilhan I headquarters The creation of Kogabwilhan is expected to help modernize and improve interbranch coordination. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)

Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto inspected on Monday the location where headquarters for the newly formed Joint Defense Area Command I (Kogabwilhan I) will be built in Dompak, Tanjung Pinang of Riau Islands province. During his visit, Hadi also had a closed-door meeting with Riau Islands acting governor Isdianto and a number of senior military officers, including the newly appointed commander for Kogabwilhan Command I in Tanjung Pinang, Vice Adm. Yudo Margono. Isdianto handed over a 20-hectare plot of land in Tanjung Pinang's Dompak to build a home base for the Joint Defense Area Command I -- the construction of which, according to Hadi, would begin early next year. The Riau Islands administration has also earmarked another 20-hectare plot of land in Senggarang to build infrastructure to support Kogabwilhan operations. Kogabwilhan I will o...

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