Wednesday, June 21, 2017

New JAG for Canadian Forces

A new Judge Advocate General has been named for the Canadian Forces. Details here.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced the appointment of Captain (Navy) Geneviève Bernatchez as the fifteenth Judge Advocate General (JAG) of the Canadian Forces and the first woman to hold this position. Captain (Navy) Bernatchez will be promoted to the rank of Commodore and succeed Major-General Blaise Cathcart who will retire later this year, according to the Department of National Defence. A formal change of appointment ceremony will take place on June 27 in Ottawa.
Congratulations to Captain Bernatchez on her selection and forthcoming promotion -- and to General Cathcart on his forthcoming retirement.

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