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King, James Archibald

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Title Vice-Admiral (RCN)
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Birth 05/01/1948 Death (nk)
Place Montreal Place (nk)
Area PQ Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Biography
He joined CFN Consultants as an Associate on 01/10/2002. He holds a degree in International Relations from McGill University and is a graduate of the Royal College of Defence Studies in London, UK.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (McGill) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1964). He served in HMCS Donnacona for ROTP 1964. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1968). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1968). He served in HMCS St. Laurent 1968. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Canadian Forces Fleet School for Long Operations Course 1971. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/05/1971). He served in HMCS Algonquin as Operations Officer 1972. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1975). He served in HMCS Algonquin as Combat Officer 1975. He served in MARCOM HQ as Staff Officer Command and Control Systems 1976. He served in NDHQ as Staff Officer Command and Control Systems 1977. He served as Staff Officer Operations to Commander Standing Naval Force Atlantic 1979. He served in HMCS Algonquin as Executive Officer 1980. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1982). He served in CFB Halifax for Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax as Commanding Officer Operations Division 1982. He served in CFB Halifax for Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax as Deputy Commandant (Development) 1983. He served in HMCS Huron (II) (In command) 1984. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1987). He served as Commander Fifth Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1987. He served as Deputy Chief of Staff (Readiness) MARCOM 1989. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/01/1991). He served in Royal College of Defence Studies London 1991. He served in MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff (Personnel and Training) 1992. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral RCN (With seniority dated 26/05/1995). He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Development 1993. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1998). He served as Military Representative to the NATO Military Committee in Permanent Session in Brussels. (He was retired 09/2002.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); http://centreforforeignpolicystudies.dal.ca/pdf/spc03aboutthecontributors.pdf
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2011-03-03

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