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Bennett, Jennifer J.

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Title Rear-Admiral (NR) (CF)
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Birth 11/08/1958 Death (nk)
Place Hamilton Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Honours CMM.
Awards LLD.
Qualifications
 
Biography
She was living in Hamilton ON at the time of her recruitment into the navy. She is the daughter of Commodore Ross Taylor Bennett RCN(R). She was qualified as a school teacher in her civilian career.
 
Military Service
She was appointed as a Ordinary Seaman (NRSSTP). She served in HMCS Star (Communications)1975. She was appointed as a Leading Seaman 1976. (CFR) He was appointed as a Officer-Cadet (Logistics) (With seniority dated 01/12/1977). She served in HMCS Star. She was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 23/08/1979). She served in HMCS Cataraqui 1981. She was appointed as a Lieutenant(N) (With seniority dated 23/08/1982). She served in Canadian Forces Staff School 1985. She was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1987). She served in Canadian Forces Staff College for STAR II course 1989. She served in HMCS Malahat as Executive Officer 1991. She was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1995). She served in HMCS Malahat as Commanding Officer 1995. She served in NATO Defence College Rome 1999. She served in Naval Reserve HQ Logistics Branch Advisor 1998. She was appointed as Commanding Officer Naval Reserve Basic Recruit Training Detachment Borden 1999. She was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/2000). She served in NDHQ Director Reserves 2000. She served in Canadian Defence Academy as Director Professional Development and Director of Ottawa Detachment 2003. She served in NAVRESHQ as Regional Coordinator Laurentian Region 2003. She served in NDHQ as Director of Training and Education Policy and Project Director (Military) for the Defence Learning Network 2005. She served in NAVRESHQ as Director Training, Education and Professional Development 2006. She was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/12/2007). She served in NAVRESHQ as Commander Naval Reserve 2007. She was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 15/04/2011). She served in NDHQ as Chief of Reserves and Cadets 2011. She served in NDHQ as Director General Canadian Armed Forces Strategic Response Team - Sexual Misconduct in support of Operation HONOUR 2016.
 
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Anecdotes
She was appointed as an honorary member of the UNTD.
 
References
http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dsa-dns/sa-ns/ab/sobv-vbos-eng.asp?mAction=View&mBiographyID=297;Bill Clearihue (Nominal List UNTD); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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2016-01-06

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