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Anderson, John Rogers

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Title Admiral (CF)
Official Number O-2151
 
Birth 09/09/1941 Death (nk)
Place Trail Place (nk)
Area BC Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
Titles
Honours CMM.
Awards
Qualifications pjsc. pcsc.
 
Biography
After his naval service he was appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative to NATO Council at Brussels Belgium on 05/04/1994.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (ROTP) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1959). He served in HMCS Discovery (UBC ROTP) 1959. He served in HMCS New Glasgow for Sea Training. He served in HMCS Fraser for Sea Training. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1963). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Pre-Fleet Courses (Lima) 1963. He served in HMCS Saskatchewan for Training. He served in HMCS St. Croix for Watchkeeping Training. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 29/04/1966). He served in HMCS St. Croix as Communications Officer 1966. He served in HMCS Venture (Officer Training Establishment) as Term Lieutenant. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax on Long Operations Course #5 1967. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Staff School Course 1968. He served in HMCS Bonaventure as Action Information Officer 1968. He served in Staff of Canadian Commander Afloat Atlantic as Staff Officer (Trials) 1970. He served in NDHQ for Program Generation Centre (DDH-280 Project) 1970. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/07/1971). He served in CFB Halifax for Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for DDH-280 Software Development 1971. He served in HMCS Iroquois as Executive Officer and Operations Officer 1972. He served in HMCS Iroquois as Executive Officer 1974. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Staff College 1975. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1976). He served in NDHQ on Staff of Deputy Chief of Defence Staff in National Defence Operations Centre as Senior Staff Officer (Operations) 1976. He served in HMCS Restigouche (II) (In command) 1978. He served in Commanding Officer of Naval Officer Training Centre (HMCS Venture) Esquimalt 1980. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 22/02/1982). He served in Commander First Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1982. He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Requirements (Sea) 1983. He undertook French Language Training 1985. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 20/06/1986). He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Doctrine and Operations 1986. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (CF) (With seniority dated 07/07/1987). He served in NDHQ as Chief of Maritime Doctrine and Operations 1986. He served in NDHQ as Chief of Submarine Acquisition 1987. He served in NDHQ as Chief of Maritime Doctrine and Operations 1989. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral (CF) (With seniority dated 01/07/1991). He served in MARCOM HQ as Commander Maritime Command 1991. He served in NDHQ as Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff 1992, He was appointed as a Admiral (CF) (With seniority dated 01/07/1993). He served in NDHQ as Chief of Defence Staff 1993. (He was retired 1994.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2015-04-28

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