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Oh boy! 2 Change of Command parades this summer! Can't wait.  ::)

I feel your pain, not only do we have the PPCLI 100th this august, but the CO/RSM, Bde Comd, and Div Comd are all changing, the tarmac is going to get a work out this summer in Edmonton :-/

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I feel your pain, not only do we have the PPCLI 100th this august, but the CO/RSM, Bde Comd, and Div Comd are all changing, the tarmac is going to get a work out this summer in Edmonton :-/

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Re: Senior promotions, appointments and retirements (merged)
« Reply #102 on: September 18, 2014, 17:40:25 »
The latest round - congrats to all!
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General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce additions to this year’s list of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) senior appointments, promotions and retirements. These officers lead the CAF in the defence of Canada’s values and interests, both at home and abroad.
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Please find below additional promotions, appointments, and retirements that occurred this year:

    Major-General D.B. Millar was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-General and will remain in his position as Chief of Military Personnel at National Defence Headquarters (NDHQ), in Ottawa.

    Colonel S.M. Cadden was promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Director General Land Capability Development / Chief Of Staff Land Strategy, at NDHQ, in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General C.C. Thurrott, who is retiring from service.

    Captain (Navy) J.P.G.M. Charron was promoted to the rank of Commodore and appointed Assistant Chief of Military Personnel, at NDHQ, in Ottawa, replacing Commodore L. Bisson who is retiring from service.

    Colonel L.A.B. De Sousa was promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Deputy Commander 2nd Canadian Division, in Montréal, Québec, replacing Brigadier-General P.E.R.S. Hebert who is retiring from service.

    Colonel D.A. Patterson will be promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Deputy Commander 4th Canadian Division, in Toronto, Ontario, replacing Brigadier-General J.C. Chapman who is retiring from service.

    Brigadier-General N.E. Russell was appointed Strategic J4 for the CAF, at NDHQ, in Ottawa.

    Brigadier-General S. Friday was appointed Director General Air Readiness, at NDHQ, in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General N.E. Russell.

    Colonel P.F.C. Garbutt was promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Director General Air Force Development, at NDHQ, in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General S.J. Kummel whose retirement was previously announced.

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I feel your pain, not only do we have the PPCLI 100th this august, but the CO/RSM, Bde Comd, and Div Comd are all changing, the tarmac is going to get a work out this summer in Edmonton :-/

Parade squares must be stomped into submission occasionally, else they get lofty ideas about becoming parking lots.

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Parade squares must be stomped into submission occasionally, else they get lofty ideas about becoming parking lots.

So you've been to CFSCE lately....

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So you've been to CFSCE lately....

You mean this century?

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So you've been to CFSCE lately....

Not sure about today, but back in the 80's we used to have CF parades every Friday at CFSCE....right after happy hour(s) at the ranks on Thursday :-?

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Re: Senior promotions, appointments and retirements (merged)
« Reply #109 on: January 31, 2017, 13:20:36 »
Latest list of who's who in the zoo - congrats to all  :salute:
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... Promotions and appointments resulting from retirements are as follows:

    Major-General K.D. McQuillan retired from service, resulting in the following promotions and appointments:
        Brigadier-General J.S. Sirois was promoted to the rank of Major-General and was appointed Chief of Staff – Assistant Deputy Minister (Infrastructure and Environment), at National Defence Headquarters (NDHQ) in Ottawa, replacing Major-General K.D. McQuillan.
        Colonel M.C.D. Savard was promoted acting while so employed to the rank of Brigadier-General and was appointed Director General Military Personnel Management Capability Transformation Project, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General J.S. Sirois.
   
Major-General J.G.E. Tremblay retired from service, resulting in the following promotions and appointments:
        Commodore L. Cassivi will be promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral and will be appointed Commander Military Personnel Generation/Canadian Defence Academy, in Kingston, Ont., replacing Major-General J.G.E. Tremblay.
        Captain (Navy) S.M. Waddell will be promoted to the rank of Commodore and will be appointed Director General Naval Strategic Readiness, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Commodore L. Cassivi.
   
Major-General A.C. Patch will retire from service, resulting in the following promotions and appointments:
        Brigadier-General P. Ormsby will be promoted to the rank of Major-General and will be appointed Deputy Chief of Staff – Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel), at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Major-General A.C. Patch.
        Colonel S.Y. Menard will be promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and will be appointed Deputy Commander Continental U.S. NORAD Region (CONR), in Tyndall, Florida, replacing Brigadier-General P. Ormsby.
   
Brigadier-General G.D. Corbould will retire from service, resulting in the following promotions and appointments:
        Brigadier-General S.A. Brennan will be appointed Commanding Officer Joint Personnel Support Unit (JPSU), at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General G.D. Corbould.
        Colonel D.A. MacIsaac was promoted acting while so employed to the rank of Brigadier-General and was appointed Joint Task Force Commander for Operation IMPACT, Rotation 4, replacing Brigadier-General S.A. Brennan.
   
Brigadier-General H.C. MacKay will retire from service, resulting in the following promotion and appointment:
        Colonel A.M.T. Downes will be promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Commander Canadian Forces Health Services Group/Surgeon General for the Canadian Armed Forces, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General H.C. MacKay.
   
Brigadier-General N.E. Russell will retire from service, resulting in the following promotions and appointments:
        Brigadier-General (acting while so employed) M.M.L. Rafter was promoted substantive to the rank of Brigadier-General and will be appointed Strategic J4 for the Canadian Armed Forces, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General N.E. Russell.
        Brigadier-General S.G. Friday will be appointed Chief of Staff for the Vice Chief of Defence Staff, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General M.M.L. Rafter.
        Colonel S. Bouchard will be promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed  Commandant of the Royal Military College of Canada, in Kingston, Ont., replacing Brigadier-General S.G. Friday.
   
Brigadier-General P. Rutherford will retire from service, resulting in the following promotions and appointments:
        Brigadier-General F.J. Allen will be appointed Director General Information Management Operations, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General P. Rutherford.
        Captain (Navy) R.A. Feltham will be promoted acting while so employed to the rank of Commodore and appointed Director General Cyberspace, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General F.J. Allen.

The following promotions and appointments result from new and continuing service requirements:

    Lieutenant-General C.T. Whitecross was appointed to a new position as Commander of NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy, resulting in the following promotions and appointments:
        Major-General C.A. Lamarre will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-General and appointed Chief of Military Personnel/Commander Military Personnel Command, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Lieutenant-General C.T. Whitecross.
        Major-General A.D. Meinzinger will be appointed Director of Staff, Strategic Joint Staff, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Major-General C.A. Lamarre.
        Major-General (acting while so employed) T.L. Harris will be promoted substantive to the rank of Major-General and appointed Deputy Commander Royal Canadian Air Force, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Major-General A.D. Meinzinger.
        Brigadier-General D.W. Lowthian will be appointed Chief of Staff for the Chief of Defence Staff, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Major-General (acting while so employed) T.L. Harris.
        Colonel S.T. Boyle will be promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Deputy Commander 1 Canadian Air Division, in Winnipeg, replacing Brigadier-General D.W. Lowthian.
   
Major-General J.M. Lanthier will be appointed Chief of Programme Division at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Major-General J.C. Madower, and resulting in the following promotions and appointments:
        Brigadier-General S.C. Hetherington will be promoted to the rank of Major-General and will be appointed as Commander Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre, in Kingston, Ont., replacing Major-General J.M. Lanthier.
        Brigadier-General T.J. Cadieu will be appointed commander of 3 Canadian Division/Joint Task Force (West), in Edmonton, replacing Brigadier-General S.C. Hetherington.
        Colonel C.J.J. Mialkowski will be promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and will be appointed to Operation PROTEUS, replacing Brigadier-General T.J. Cadieu.
   
Rear-Admiral J.F. Newton will be appointed to a new position as Veterans Affairs Canada Liaison Officer, in Charlottetown, resulting in the following promotions and appointments:
        Commodore C.A. Baines will be promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral and will be appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic/Joint Task Force (Atlantic), in Halifax, replacing Rear-Admiral J.F. Newton.
        Captain (Navy) C.T. Skjerpen will be promoted to the rank of Commodore and will be appointed as Commander Canadian Fleet Atlantic, in Halifax, replacing Commodore C.A. Baines.
   
Brigadier-General J.P.A. Pelletier will be promoted to the rank of Major-General and will be appointed to a new position as RCAF Fighter Program Lead, at NDHQ in Ottawa.
   
Brigadier-General N. Eldaoud will be promoted to the rank of Major-General and will be appointed to a new position as Chief of Military Personnel Programs, at NDHQ in Ottawa, resulting in the following appointment:
        Commodore H.C. Edmundson will be appointed Chief of Staff – Military Personnel Command, at NDHQ in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General N. Eldaoud.
   
Brigadier-General J.B. Ploughman will be appointed Assistant Chief of Staff J5 Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), in Casteau, Belgium.
   
Brigadier-General D.J. Anderson will be appointed Chief of Staff Readiness – Canadian Joint Operations Command, in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General J.B. Ploughman.
   
Brigadier-General S.J.R. Whelan will be appointed Ministerial Liaison Team Director – Operation IMPACT, replacing Brigadier-General D.J. Anderson.
   
Colonel V.C. Tattersall will be promoted acting while so employed to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Deputy Commander Military Personnel Generation/Canadian Defence Academy, in Kingston, Ont., replacing Brigadier-General S.J.R. Whelan.
   
Brigadier-General J.J.M.J. Paul will be appointed to a new position as Chief of Staff – Canadian Forces Intelligence Command, at NDHQ in Ottawa.
   
Brigadier-General J.S.S.D. Fortin will be appointed Senior Military Advisor, at the Privy Council Office, in Ottawa, replacing Brigadier-General J.J.M.J. Paul.
   
Colonel M.H. St-Louis was promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General and will be appointed Deputy Commanding General (US) I Corps, in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, U.S., replacing Brigadier-General J.S.S.D. Fortin.
   
Brigadier-General (acting while so employed) G.R. Smith was promoted substantive to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Canadian National Military Representative to SHAPE and Formation Commander Europe, in Casteau, Belgium.
   
Brigadier-General (acting while so employed) E.J. Kenny was promoted substantive to the rank of Brigadier-General and will continue to serve in his current appointment, Deputy Commander Force Generation, in Winnipeg.
   
Brigadier-General (acting while so employed) M. Leblanc was promoted substantive to the rank of Brigadier-General and will continue to serve in his current appointment, Deputy J3 U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
   
Brigadier-General (acting while so employed) S.N. Clancy was promoted substantive to the rank of Brigadier-General and will continue to serve in his current appointment, Director General Air Readiness, at NDHQ in Ottawa.
   
Colonel J.P.R. Prevost will be promoted acting while so employed to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed to a new position, Deputy Chief of Staff Plans, Canadian Joint Operations Command, in Ottawa.
   
Colonel S.M. Lacroix will be promoted acting while so employed to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Director General Inter-American Defense Board, in Washington, D.C.
   
Colonel S.R. Kelsey was promoted acting while so employed to the rank of Brigadier-General and appointed Chief of Staff for the Coalition Force Land Component Command (CFLCC-I), replacing Brigadier-General G.R. Smith.
   
Colonel D.C. Aitchison will be promoted acting while so employed to the rank of Brigadier-General and will be appointed Chief of Staff for the Coalition Forces Land Component Command (CFLCC-I), replacing Brigadier-General (while so employed) S.R. Kelsey.

After distinguished service to Canada and the CAF, the following General and Flag Officers have retired or will retire in 2017:

    Major-General K.D. McQuillan
    Major-General A.C. Patch
    Major-General D.W. Thompson
    Major-General J.G.E. Tremblay
    Brigadier-General G.D. Corbould
    Brigadier-General H.C. Mackay
    Brigadier-General N.E. Russell
    Brigadier-General P. Rutherford ...
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