The General Staff of the Senegalese Armed Forces is tasked with: ensuring inter-service coordination; guaranteeing that the Armed Forces are able to perform their general missions; implementing the relevant rules of employment; directing personnel training. The Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces assists the Defence Minister as regards the general organisation and support of the Armed Forces, and is responsible for the preparation of military plans and operations. The total armed forces of Senegalese Army are around 10,000 personnel. There is also a Para-military force with 6,000 police officer (Gendarmerie).
The total active manpower for the Land Forces of Senegalese Army is around 9,000 soldiers with the structure:
Army Staff with 2 Divisions (Operations and Logistics)