Major General Mahfoud BENMEDDAH was born on November 3rd
, 1955 in Hadjout, wilaya of Tipaza.
He was incorporated in Naval Forces in 1974.
He obtained military diplomas, State Engineer in Electro mechanics / Baku ex USSR 1974-1979, Command and Staff courses and armament / Russia 1991, Higher Armament courses / war High studies /Russia 1999.
Major General Mahfoud BENMEDDAH assumed the responsibility of the following functions:
- Commander of the missile-launching vessel 1982 - 1986 ;
- Chief of Tactical Chair of naval formation 1994 - 1996 ;
- Director of Naval staff courses / Naval High School 2002 – 2003 ;
- Director of studies / Naval High School 2003 – 2005 ;
- Commander of Naval High School 2005 – 2007 ;
- Commander of the West Maritime Façade 2007 – 2015 ;
- Chief of Staff of Naval Forces 2015 – 2021 ;
- Interim Commander of Naval Forces from January 07th, 2021;
- Commander of Naval Forces from September 06th, 2021.
Major General Mahfoud BENMEDDAH has been decorated with the medal of PNA 1st
chevron, the Medal of Military Merit and the Medal of Honor.
He is married and father of three (03) children.