AHAD NEWS ■ TNI Commander in Chief Marshal TNI Dr. (H.C) Hadi Tjahjanto, S.I.P. leading a funeral service militarily former TNI Commander for the 2007-2010 period General TNI (Retired) Djoko Santoso at the Public Cemetery (TPU) of San Diego Hills, Karawang, West Java, Sunday (05/10/2020).
The funeral procession of General TNI (Retired) Djoko Santoso continued to follow the standard health protocol, to anticipate and prevent the spread of Covid-19. In the Permanent Procedure (Protap) of the Military Funeral Ceremony, there were one company or 120 personnel, but with the Covid-19 there were only 40 personnel with the distance between the two participants.
As Inspector of Ceremony (Irup), Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto reads the Apples of Persada in front of the tomb of General TNI (Retired) Djoko Santoso: Deceased services. Name: Djoko Santoso, Rank: General TNI (Retired), Position: Former Commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces, Unit: Headquarters of the Indonesian National Armed Forces, Son of Mr. H. Djoko Soedjono (Deceased). Who had died for the sake and importance of the State and Nation on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 06.30 WIB at the Gatot Soebroto Army Central Hospital due to illness. May the path of Dharma Bhakti be taken as a role model for us all and that his soul has its rightful place in the afterlife. "
During his service, General TNI (Retired) Djoko Santoso was awarded various Service Stars / Service Signs including the Dharma Star, Bintang Yudha Dharma Utama, Bintang Kartika Eka Utama Paksi, Bintang Yudha Dharma Pratama, Bintang Kartika Eka Paksi Pratama, Bintang Yudha Dharma Nararya, Bintang Bintang Kartika Eka Paksi Nararya and Satyalencana Seroja.
As a form of final respect and condolences for the death of the former 16th TNI Commander, the Indonesian National Army declared mourning to fly the half-mast flag for seven days (10-17 May 2020) in all ranks of the TNI throughout Indonesia. (A2M)