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McDonald, A.G.

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Title Rear-Admiral (RCN)
Official Number (nk)
 
Birth 12/12/1967 Death (nk)
Place New Waterford Place (nk)
Area NS Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
Titles
Honours MSM
Awards
Qualifications pcsc; nssc;
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (With seniority dated 4/07/1985). He served in Canadian Forces Officer Candidate School Chilliwack for Basic Officer Training 1985. He served in Royal Military College of Canada 1985. He served in HMCS Yukon for training 1988. He served in USS Elliot for training 1989. He was appointed as an Acting-Sub Lieutenant (With seniority dated 01/05/1990). He served in Venture (Naval Officers Training Centre) for training 1990. He served in HMCS Cowichan for training 1990. He served in HMCS Yukon for training 1991. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 01/05/1991). He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Naval Operations Course 1991. He served in HMCS Vancouver for training 1991. He served in HMCS Qu’Appelle for training 1991. He served in HMCS Mackenzie for training 1992. He served in HMCS Vancouver as Bridge Watchkeeping Officer 1992. He served in HMCS Montreal as Bridge Watchkeeping Officer 1993. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 01/)1/1993). He served in HMCS Calgary as Above Water Weapons Officer 1994. He served in Canadian Forces Naval Operations School for Operations Officer Course 1996. He served in HMCS Calgary as Operations Officer 1998. He served in HMCS Huron as Task Group Watch Officer RIMPAC 1998. He served in HMCS Calgary as Combat Officer 1999. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/2000). He served in Canadian Pacific Fleet Headquarters as Weapons Officer 2001. He served in HMCS Ottawa as Task Group Watch Officer Operation APOLLO (Roto 1) 2002. He served in HMCS Algonquin as Task Group Watch Officer Operation APOLLO (Roto 1) 2002. He served in Canadian Forces College 2002. He served in HMCS Regina as Executive Officer 2003. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/2005). He served in NDHQ Chief of the Maritime Staff as Executive Assistant 2005. He served in HMCS Halifax (In command) 2007. He served in Canadian Atlantic Fleet Headquarters as Chief of Staff 2008. He served in CFB Halifax for language training 2009. He was appointed as Commander Fifth Maritime Operations Group 2009. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (seniority 01/01/2010). HMCS Athabaskan as Maritime Component Commander, Canadian Joint Task Force (Haiti) 2010. HMCS Montreal as Maritime Component He was appointed as Commander, Operation NANOOK 2010. He served in Canadian Forces College for National Security Studies Programme 2011. He served in NDHQ Chief of the Naval Staff as Director Naval Requirements 2012. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 13/02/2014). He served in NDHQ Chief of the Naval Staff as Director General Naval Force Development 2014. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/01/2016). He was appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Pacific and Commander Joint Task Force Pacific 2016.
 
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References
Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2016-01-26

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