Monday, April 27, 2015

Canada appoints a new Chief of the Defence Staff - General John Vance

Lt-Gen Jonathan Vance, CF
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced (Press Release) the appointment of Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance as the next Chief of the Defence Staff.  Gen. Vance is currently the Commander of the Canadian Joint Operations Command. He has served previously as Deputy Commander, Allied Joint Force Command, in Naples, Italy, and as Chief of Staff of the Canadian Army.  He also twice led the Canadian Task Force in Kandahar, Afghanistan. 

1 comment:

  1. That's great news but when is a Naval Flag Officer going to be the CDS??


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