About Gafcsc

The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) was established in 1963 with the mandate to train officers of the Ghana Armed Forces and allied officers of Africa in command and staff responsibilities.  Over the years, it has received and trained personnel from sister African nations and has concentrated on core military/defence programmes, leading to the award of Pass Staff College (PSC) certificate.

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Major General Irvine Nii-Ayitey Aryeetey was born on 13 March 1962 in Accra where he spent his childhood years. He completed his ‘Ordinary’ and ‘Advanced’ Levels of Education at Presbyterian Secondary School, Legon and Navrongo Secondary School respectively.

He was trained at the Ghana Military Academy in October 1984, commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on 16 August 1986, and posted to the Airborne Force in Northern Ghana. He proceeded to the US Army Infantry School in Fort Benning, Georgia in 1991, where he was trained and certified as a Jumpmaster/Pathfinder/Instructor.

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GAFCSC HOLDS CONFLICT AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT COURSE 2023

GAFCSC HOLDS CONFLICT AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT COURSE 2023

As part of the modules organised under the Master of Science in Defence and International Politics, a two-week course on Conflict and Crisis Management Course was held at GAFCSC from 10 to 21 July 2023. The course was aimed at providing a clear understanding of...

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GAFCSC CLOSES DEFENCE MANAGEMENT COURSE 2023

GAFCSC CLOSES DEFENCE MANAGEMENT COURSE 2023

A brief closing ceremony was held at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) on Friday 7 July 2023 to mark the end of the Defence Management Course 2023. The 2-week Course was aimed at exposing uniformed and civilian personnel working within the...

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GAFCSC ENDS PEACE OPERATION COURSE 2023

GAFCSC ENDS PEACE OPERATION COURSE 2023

This year’s Peace Operations Course (POC) successfully ended at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) on Friday, 2 June 2023. The 2-week course was aimed at creating a platform for professional and key personalities with diverse exposure to peace...

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