Hulusi Akar (born 17 January 1952) is a four-star Turkish Armed Forces General . He is currently serving as the 29th Chief of the General Staff. Akar is the highest-ranking military officer in the Turkish Armed Forces. After the President and the Ministry if National Defence, he has the highest command on all service branches of the Turkish Armed Forces including the Land Forces, Air Force and Navy. Akar has experience as a brigade commander in various Nato engagements including ISAF, Operation Deliberate Force during the Bosnian War and the Kosovo Force during the Kosovo War.