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Khalid Shameem Wynne
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General Khalid Shameem Wynne
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee
In office
8 October 2010 – 8 October 2013
Preceded byTariq Majid
Succeeded byAshfaq Pervez Kayani (Later Retired)
Personal details
Born
Khalid Shameem Wynne

August 28, 1953(1953-08-28)
Abbottabad, North-West Frontier Province, West Pakistan, Dominion of Pakistan
DiedDecember 30, 2017(2017-12-30) (aged 64)
near Chakri, Punjab, Pakistan
Cause of deathRoad Accident
AwardsHilal-e-Imtiaz (Military)
Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military)
Military service
Nickname(s)Wynne
Allegiance Pakistan
Branch/service Pakistan Army
Years of service1972 - 2013
RankUS-O10 insignia.svg General
Unit20th Paratroopers Battalion, Punjab Regiment
CommandsChairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC)
Chief of General Staff (CGS)
Southern Command, Quetta
Deputy Chief of General Staff (DCGS)
School of Infantry and Tactics, Quetta
41st Infantry Division, Quetta
Battles/warsSiachen conflict
Balochistan conflict
War in North-West Pakistan

Khalid Shameem Wynne (28 August 1953 – 30 December 2017) was a Pakistani four star general. Wynne served as the 14th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee before retiring on 7 October 2013.

Before to his promotion, the official statement said that "General Wynne was appointed as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee by President Asif Ali Zardari, on the advice of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani."[1]

He also served as field operational Commander of the XII Corps in Quetta from 2007 till 2010, overseeing the Baloch insurgency and the fallout of the war in the Tribal Areas.[2]

Wynne was killed in a car crash near Chakri, Punjab, Pakistan on 30 December 2017.[3] He was 64 years old.[4]

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