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Forcier, J.C. Jean-Yves

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Title Vice-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 11/11/1954 Death (nk)
Place Trois-Rivieres Place (nk)
Area QC Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Honours CMM. M.I.D.
Awards
Qualifications pcsc. ndc. MA (Leadership & Training)
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He enrolled in CF under OCTP 1971. He was appointed as a Officer Cadet (With seniority dated 02/12/1971). He served in Canadian Forces Officer Candidate School Chilliwack 1972. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt - Officer Training Division for MARS training 1972. He served in HMCS Saskatchewan for training 1973. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 6/04/1973). He served in HMCS Ottawa for training 1974. He served in Mobile Command Headquarters Montreal 1976. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/1978). He served in HMCS Ottawa 1978. He served in HMCS Protecteur 1980. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Combat Control Officer's Course 1981. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1982). He served in HMCS Algonquin as Weapons Officer 1982. He served in First Canadian Destroyer Squadron as Squadron Weapons Officer 1984. He served in NDHQ as Maritime Requirements Programme Coordinator 1985. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1987. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 1/01/1988). He served in HMCS Preserver as Executive Officer 1988. He served in HMCS Algonquin in command 1989. He was appointed as Commander Canadian Task Group as Deputy Chief of Staff Operations during the Persian Gulf War 1990. He served in HMCS Algonquin (In command) 1991. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/1993). He served in National Defence College 1993. He served in Naval Reserve Headquarters as Deputy Commander 1994. He was appointed as Commander Fourth Maritime Operations Group 1996. He served as Chief of Staff Canadian Fleet Pacific and Commander Fourth Maritime Operations Group 1997. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/01/1999). He served in CFB Esquimalt for Royal Roads University 1999. He served in NDHQ Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff as COS J3 2000. He served in NDHQ Maritime Staff as Director General Maritime Plans and Readiness 2002. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 24/07/2003). He was appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Pacific 2003. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral (With seniority dated 28/06/2005). He was appointed as Commander Canada Command 2005. (He was retired 15/09/2006.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); Lead & Line Vol 14 Issue 5 May 2000; Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; CFB Embraces Change in In Focus Friday July 18, 2003. http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/news-nouvelles-eng.asp?cat=00&id=1594; Personal Email (J.C.J-Y. Forcier - John MacFarlane 25/03/2014); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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2014-03-25

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