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Maddison, Paul A.

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
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He was appointed as a Officer Cadet (With seniority dated 01/08/1975). He served in College Militaire Royal de St. Jean 1975. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 01/05/1980). He served in Venture (Naval Officers Training Centre) for training 1980. He served in HMCS Mackenzie for training 1981. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Naval Operations Course 1981. He served in HMCS Terra Nova for training 1981. He served in HMCS Terra Nova as Above Water Weapons Officer 1983. He served in HMCS Qu’Appelle as Weapons Officer 1984. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 01/05/1984). He was appointed as Aide de Camp to the Governor General of Canada 1985. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Combat Control Officers Course 1987. He served in HMCS Skeena as Combat Officer 1988. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1988). He served in Commander Standing Naval Forces Atlantic as Staff Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer 1989. He served in Commander Canadian Task Group (Operation FRICTION) as Staff Weapons Officer 1991. Sea Training Atlantic as Combat Officer 1991. He served in Canadian Forces Staff College 1992. He served in Canadian Forces Staff College on staff as a Maritime Planner 1993. He served in HMCS Winnipeg as Executive Officer 1994. He served in Sea Training Pacific as Executive Officer 1996. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1997). He was appointed as Commandant Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt 1997. He served in HMCS Calgary (In command) 1997. He served in US Space Command Joint Space Control Center Crew Commander in Colorado Springs CO 1999. He served in US Space Command Computer Network Defense Staff Officer in Colorado Springs CO 2000. He served in NORAD HQ Information Operations Staff Officer in Colorado Springs CO 2001. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (seniority 01/01/2002). He served in HMCS Iroquois (In command) 2002. He served in Canadian Forces College for the Advanced Military Studies Course 2004. He served in NDHQ as the Director-General Maritime Force Development 2005. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 15/05/2006). He served in NDHQ as Commander Standing Contingency Force 2006. He served in NDHQ as Director-General Maritime Force Development 2006. He served in NDHQ as the Assistant Chief of Military Personnel 2007. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 15/04/2008). He was appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic and Joint Task Force Atlantic 2008. He served in NDHQ as Deputy Commander Maritime Command and Assistant Chief of the Maritime Staff 2010. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral (With seniority dated 07/07/2011). He served in NDHQ as Commander Maritime Command and the Chief of the Maritime Staff 2011. He served in NDHQ as Commander Royal Canadian Navy and Chief of the Naval Staff 2011. (He was retired 08/07/2013.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/Defence-Minister-Announces-Senior-Promotions-Appointments-589920.htm; Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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2017-02-02

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