Şükrü Sarıışık

Şükrü Sarıışık (born 1945, Konya[1]) is a retired Turkish general. He was Secretary-General of the National Security Council from 2003 to 2004,[2] and then Commander of the Second Army.[3]

Şükrü Sarıışık
Secretary-General of the National Security Council
In office
26 August 2003 – 16 August 2004
Preceded byTuncer Kılınç
Succeeded byMehmet Yiğit Alpogan
Personal details
Born1945
Konya
Military service
AllegianceTurkey
Branch/serviceTurkish Army
Years of service- 2007
RankGeneral

Sarıışık was appointed Commander of the Aegean Army in August 2006.[4] He was one of a number of officers retired in August 2007 for "indiscipline".[5]

In 2012 Sarıışık was sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in the 2003 "Sledgehammer" coup plan.[6]

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Military offices
Preceded by
Fevzi Türkeri
Commander of the 2nd Army
17 August 2004 - 26 August 2006
Succeeded by
General Hasan Iğsız
Preceded by
Fethi Tuncel
Commander of the Aegean Army
August 2006 - August 2007
Succeeded by
General Necdet Ozel