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MacLean, M. Bruce

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Title Vice-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 10/08/1951 Death (nk)
Place Moncton Place (nk)
Area NB Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Honours CMM.
Awards
Qualifications BSc. MBA.
 
Biography
He grew up in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Officer Cadet (With seniority dated 17/09/1969). He served in ROTP at Dalhousie University 1969. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 01/05/1972). He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt for training 1972. He served in First Canadian Submarine Squadron for training 1973. He served in HMS Dolphin for submarine training 1973. He served in HMCS Okanagan for training and departmental duties 1973. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 01/05/1976). (He was released from CF 09/1976). University of Western Ontario for PG studies (MBA) 1976. (He rejoined CF 01/05/1978.) He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 01/05/1978). He served in HMCS Okanagan as Operations Officer 1978. He served in HMCS Okanagan as Executive Officer 1980. He served in HMS Dolphin for Royal Navy Submarine Commanding Officer’s Qualifying Course 1981. He served in HMCS Okanagan (In command) 1982. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1982). He served in HMAS Platypus as Submarine Sea Training Coordinator 1983. He served in HMAS Oxley (In command) 1984. He served in HMAS Orion (In command) 1985. He served in First Canadian Submarine Squadron as Squadron Operations Officer 1985. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1986). He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Force Development 1986. He served in NDHQ Director Naval Requirements as Section Head for submarines 1987. He served in NDHQ as Section Head in Directorate of Submarine Requirements (co-located with the Chief of Submarine Acquisition for CASAP–SSN) 1987. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/1989). He served in Canadian Forces Language School for French Language training 1989. He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Force Development 1990. He served in HMCS Provider (In command) 1992. He served in Commander Maritime Forces Paci?c as Chief of Staff 1994. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 05/05/1995). He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Development 1995. PHe served in rivy Council Of?ce (Foreign and Defence Policy) 1997. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/07/1998). He served in NDHQ as Director General International and Security Policy 1998. He was appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic 2000. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/07/2002). He served in Canadian Military Representative to the Military Committee at NATO Headquarters Brussels, BE 2002. He served in NDHQ as Commander Maritime Command and Chief of the Maritime Staff 2004. (He was retired 04/02/2006.)
 
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References
Lead & Line Vol 14 Issue 5 May 2000; Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa; Perkins, J. David (2000); MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Personal Communication (Email Bruce MacLean - John MacFarlane) 10/10/2013; Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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2017-02-03

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