Royal Canadian Navy Welcomes New Commander

June 12, 2019 – Vice-Admiral Art McDonald assumed the duties of Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) from Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd this afternoon in a formal change of command ceremony presided over by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff. During the ceremony there was also a change of appointment which saw Chief Petty Officer First Class David Steeves assume the role of Command Chief of the Royal Canadian Navy from Chief Petty Officer First Class Michel Vigneault. The ceremony was held at Her Majesty’s Canadian Dockyard, Halifax,…

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