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Minister of National Defence announces Canadian Armed Forces senior promotions and appointments

 

Brigadier-General J.G.E. Tremblay will be promoted Major-General and appointed Commander of the Canadian Defence Academy, in Kingston, Ontario. Bio

Brigadier-General A.D. Meinzinger will be appointed Commandant of the Royal Military College, in Kingston, Ontario. Bio

Other General and Flag Officer retirements, promotions and appointments will occur in 2013. We did our best to identify as many Ex Cadets as we could by adding their College number; if we missed anyone, let us know.

• 13551 Lieutenant-General G.R. Thibault will be appointed Vice Chief of Defence Staff at National Defence Headquarters (NDHQ), in Ottawa,; Bio

• 12966 Lieutenant-General J.M.M. Hainse will be appointed Commander of the Canadian Army, in Ottawa; Bio

• 15696 Major-General J.H. Vance will be promoted Lieutenant-General and appointed Deputy Commander Allied Joint Force Command, in Naples, Italy; Bio

• 14245 Major-General R.D. Foster will be appointed Deputy Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, at NDHQ, in Ottawa; Bio

• 16340 Colonel J.P.A. Pelletier will be promoted Brigadier-General and appointed Deputy Commander Continental NORAD Region at Tyndall Air Force Base, in Florida; Bio

• 14596 Brigadier-General D.J. Milner will be promoted Major-General and appointed Deputy Commanding General Army – Combined Security Transition Command/NATO Training Mission Headquarters, in Kabul, Afghanistan,; Bio

• 14274 Major-General A.J. Howard will retire from service Bio

• 14369 Rear-Admiral A. Smith will be appointed Military Lead of the Defence Renewal Team, at NDHQ, in Ottawa; Bio

• 14474 Major-General D.B. Millar will be appointed Chief of Military Personnel, at NDHQ, in Ottawa; Bio

• 16707 Commodore D.C. Hawco will be appointed Director General Cyber at NDHQ, in Ottawa; Bio

• 17793 Captain (Navy) J.R. Auchterlonie will be promoted Commodore and appointed Commander Canadian Fleet Pacific, in Esquimalt. Bio

• 16816 Colonel C.J. Turenne will be promoted Brigadier-General (acting while so employed) and appointed Deputy Commanding General United States (U.S.), I Corps in Fort Lewis, Washington. Bio

13260 Brigadier-General M.K. Overton will retire from service. Bio

E1014 Brigadier-General T.E. Putt will retire from service upon completion of his deployment with the U.S. V Corps in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Joint Command, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Bio

• 16247 Colonel N. Eldaoud will be promoted Brigadier-General and appointed Commander Land Forces Atlantic Area, in Halifax. Bio

• 14429 Colonel J.M. Fletcher will be promoted Brigadier-General and appointed Chaplain General, in Ottawa. Bio

The following General and Flag Officers will be promoted substantively to their rank:

• 16158 Acting Commodore M.B. Watson will be promoted Commodore and remain Director General Personnel Family Support Services, in Ottawa; Bio

• 13909 Acting Brigadier-General R.G. Mazzolin will be promoted Brigadier-General and remain Director General Information Management Group, at NDHQ, in Ottawa; Bio

• 14493 Acting Brigadier-General P. Rutherford will be promoted Brigadier-General and remain Director General Security Transformation, at NDHQ, in Ottawa; Bio

• 14458 Acting Brigadier-General H.J. Kowal will be promoted Brigadier-General and remain Director General Military Careers, at NDHQ, in Ottawa; Bio and

The following Colonels will be promoted Brigadier-General (acting while so employed):

• 16068 Colonel T.N. Balfe will be promoted Brigadier-General (acting while so employed) and appointed ISAF Deputy to the Deputy Chief of Staff Communications in Kabul, Afghanistan; Bio

For the complete list of General and Flag Officer retirements, promotions and appointments which will occur in 2013 – Here

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