Emblem and Flag of the Fӧlksmilitari
|Commander-in-Chief||Chancellor Oska Stӓrk|
|Chief of Defense||Jönn Bannaburk|
The Chancellor is the Commander-in-Chief of the Fӧlksmilitari. Military authority, however, runs from the Chancellor to the cabinet-level Defence Minister and the Defence Ministry as a whole. The ability to declare war or begin a military operation is in the hands of the National Assembly of Westland by initiation of the Chancellor.
The Chancellor and their Cabinet are advised by the Chief of Staff of the Joint Council. The Chief of Staff is the highest ranking member of the Westlandic Self Defence Forces. The Chief of Staff is currently Jönn Bannaburki.The Chief of Staff would assume command in the event of a war, but their powers are limited to advisory and defence coordination during peacetime.