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Greenwood, Nigel S.

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 00/02/1957 Death (nk)
Place Greenford Place (nk)
Area Middlesex Area (nk)
Country UK Country (nk)
 
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Honours CMM.
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Qualifications BSc. Pcsc; rcds;
 
Biography
His family emigrated from Dusseldorf Germany to Powell River BC in 1962. He is the twin brother of Rear-Admiral Richard Greenwood RCN.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as an Officer Cadet (ROTP) (seniority 25/08/1975). He served in Royal Roads Military College 1975. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 1/05/1979). He served in Venture (Naval Officers Training Centre) for training 1979. He served in HMCS Chaleur for training 1979. He served in HMCS Saskatchewan for training 1980. He served in HMCS Qu’Appelle for training 1980. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Naval Operations Course 1980. He served in HMCS Annapolis for training 1981. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 1/01/1982). He served in HMCS Annapolis as Air Controller 1982. He served in HMCS Chignecto as Navigating Officer 1982. He served in HMCS Cowichan as Navigating Officer 1983. He served in HMCS Kootenay as Navigating Officer 1983. He served in MARPACHQ as Flag Lieutenant to Commander MARPAC 1984. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Combat Control Officers Course 1986. He served in HMCS Iroquois as Weapons Officer and later Combat Officer 1987. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 1/O1/1987). He served in USN Exchange at Surface Warfare Development Group 1988. He served in College Militaire Royale de St-Jean (CMR) as Senior Naval Staff Officer 1990. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1992. He served in HMCS Algonquin as Executive Officer 1993. He served in NDHQ with Director General Programme Coordination 1995. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 1/01/1996). With seniority dated MARCOM HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff for Doctrine and Plans 1996. He served in HMCS Preserver as Executive Officer 1997. He served in HMCS Ottawa (In command) 1999. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 1/01/2001). He served in CFB Halifax as Base Commander 2001. He served in MARPACHQ as Chief of Staff to Commander MARPAC 2003. He served in Royal College of Defence Studies UK 2006. He served in NDHQ as Director of Military Capability Management 2007. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 04/06/2007). He was appointed as Commander Canadian Fleet Pacific 2007. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 13/03/2009). He served in NDHQ as Assistant Chief of the Maritime Staff/Deputy Commander Maritime Command 2009. He was appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Pacific/Joint Task Force Pacific 2010. (He was retired 12/07/2012.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); http://www.casr.ca/doc-dnd-appointments-2010.htm; Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2017-01-31

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