By the provisions of the Constitution, the President of the Republic of Namibia is the Command-In-Chief of the Namibian Defence Force. His/her other duties and command functions are outlined in the Defence Act.
The President exercises his/her command and control of the NDF through the Chief of the Defence Force, who is directly accountable to him/her for the effective administrative and operational command and control of the Defence Force.
The Chief of the Defence Force in turn exercises his/her command and control of the Defence Force through the Commanders of the Arms of Service, and heads of other military institutions independent of the Arms of Service.
H.E Dr Hage G Geingob
Lt Gen John Mutwa
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Air Vice Marshal M Pinehas
Air Force Commander