President John Evans Atta Mills on Tuesday made promotions and appointments to the High Command in the Ghana Armed Forces.
A statement signed by Mr James Bebaako-Mensah, Secretary to the President, said these were made in consultation with the Council of States.
The statement named Major General P. A. Blay as Chief of Defence Staff, Major General J. N. Adinkra is Chief of the Army Staff, Rear Admiral M. Quarshie is Chief of Naval Staff, Air Vice Marshall M. Sampson-Oje is The Chief of Air Staff and Commodore G. M. Biekro is the new Chief of Staff-General Headquarters.
The statement also announced the promotion of Major General Carl Modey, who is currently serving with the United Nations Forces in Liberia to the substantive rank of Major General.
The statement said President Mills earlier on in the day received the former Service Chiefs and thanked them for their invaluable, loyal and dedicated services to the nation, and wished them well in their future endeavours.