Flag Officer Senior Appointments, Promotions, and Retirements

CANFORGEN 020/19 CMP 010/19 111413Z FEB 19

UNCLASSIFIED

IT IS MY PRIVILEGE TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING FLAG OFFICER PROMOTIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND RETIREMENTS THAT HAVE RECENTLY OCCURRED AND THOSE THAT WILL OCCUR IN 2019. I WISH TO OFFER MY DEEPEST APPRECIATION FOR THE SERVICE AND SACRIFICES OF OUR RETIRING OFFICERS AND THEIR FAMILIES, AND I OFFER MY CONGRATULATIONS AND SINCEREST BEST WISHES TO THOSE TAKING ON NEW APPOINTMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • REAR-ADMIRAL A.G. MCDONALD WILL BE PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF VICE-ADMIRAL AND APPOINTED COMMANDER OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY, AT NDHQ, IN OTTAWA ON, REPLACING VICE-ADMIRAL M.F.R. LLOYD
  • COMMODORE C.F. SUTHERLAND WILL BE PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF REAR-ADMIRAL AND APPOINTED DEPUTY COMMANDER ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY, AT NDHQ, IN OTTAWA ON, REPLACING REAR-ADMIRAL A.G. MCDONALD
  • COMMODORE S.M. WADDELL WILL BE PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF REAR-ADMIRAL AND APPOINTED TO A NEW POSITION AS VICE COMMANDER 2ND FLEET UNITED STATES NAVY, IN NORFOLK VIRGINIA
  • CAPTAIN C.A. ROBINSON WILL BE PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF COMMODORE AND APPOINTED DIRECTOR GENERAL NAVAL STRATEGIC READINESS, AT NDHQ, IN OTTAWA ON, REPLACING COMMODORE S.M. WADDELL
  • COMMODORE ACTING WHILE SO EMPLOYED J.M. HAMILTON WILL BE PROMOTED SUBSTANTIVE TO THE RANK OF COMMODORE AND WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE IN HIS CURRENT APPOINTMENT, DIRECTOR GENERAL DEFENCE FORCE PLANNING, AT NDHQ, IN OTTAWA ON
  • COMMODORE ACTING WHILE SO EMPLOYED R.L. PATTERSON WILL BE PROMOTED SUBSTANTIVE TO THE RANK OF COMMODORE AND WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE IN HER CURRENT APPOINTMENT, DIRECTOR GENERAL CANADIAN ARMED FORCES STRATEGIC RESPONSE TEAM ON SEXUAL MISCONDUCT, AT NDHQ, IN OTTAWA ON
  • COMMODORE ACTING WHILE SO EMPLOYED B.A. PEATS WILL BE PROMOTED SUBSTANTIVE TO THE RANK OF COMMODORE AND APPOINTED COMMANDER CANADIAN FLEET ATLANTIC, IN HALIFAX NS, REPLACING COMMODORE C.T. SKJERPEN
  • COMMODORE C.T. SKJERPEN WILL BE APPOINTED DIRECTOR GENERAL PLANS – STRATEGIC JOINT STAFF, AT NDHQ, IN OTTAWA ON, REPLACING COMMODORE ACTING WHILE SO EMPLOYED B. PEATS

AFTER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO CANADA AND THE CAF, THE FOLLOWING GENERAL OFFICERS AND FLAG OFFICERS RETIRED IN THE LATTER STAGE OF 2018 OR WILL RETIRE IN 2019:

  • VICE-ADMIRAL M.F.R. LLOYD
  • COMMODORE S.N. CANTELON
  • COMMODORE M.B. WATSON

SIGNED BY GENERAL J.H. VANCE, CDS

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