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McFadden, Phillip Dean

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Title Vice-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 12/07/1957 Death (nk)
Place Belfast Place (nk)
Area NI Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
Titles
Honours CMM.
Awards
Qualifications BSc; pcsc; amsc;
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as an Officer Cadet (With seniority dated 10/08/1974). He served in Royal Roads Military College 1974. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 01/05/1978). He served in Venture (Naval Officers Training Centre) for training 1978. He served in HMCS Yukon for training 1979. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Naval Operations Course 1979. He served in HMCS Restigouche for training 1979. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Destroyer Navigating Officer’s Course 1980. He served in HMCS Miramichi as Navigating Officer 1981. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/1982). He served in Venture (Naval Officers Training Centre) as a Navigation Instructor 1982. (He was released from CF 27/09/1982). (He rejoined CF 23/09/1983). He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 12/05/1983). He served in HMCS Chaleur as Navigating Officer 1983. He served in HMCS Miramichi as Navigating Officer 1983. He served in HMCS Kootenay as Navigating Officer 1984. He served in Venture (Naval Officers Training Centre) as a Navigation Instructor 1985. He served in HMCS Thunder as Executive Officer 1986. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Combat Control Officer's Course 1986. He served in HMCS Qu’Appelle as Training and Combat Officer 1987. He served in HMCS Mackenzie as Training and Combat Officer 1988. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1989). He served in NATO Commander-in-Chief Eastern Atlantic (Northwood UK) on staff 1988. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax on Tactics and Team Training Staff 1990. He served in Fifth Canadian Destroyer Squadron as Chief Staff Officer 1993. Seventh Maritime Operations Group as Chief Staff Officer 1994. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1995. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1996). He served in HMCS Provider as Executive Officer 1996. He served in HMCS Montreal (In command) 1997. He was appointed as Commander Sea Training (Atlantic) 1999. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/2000). He served in NDHQ Maritime Staff as Director Maritime Strategy 2000. He served in CF Language School Ottawa for French Language Training 2001. He served in NDHQ ADM (Policy) as Director Asia Pacific Policy 2002. He served in Canadian Forces College for Advanced Military Studies 2003. He was appointed as Commander Fifth Maritime Operations Group 2003. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/01/2005). He was appointed as Commander Canadian Fleet Atlantic 2005. He was appointed as an A/Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 20/07/2006). He was appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic 2006. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/01/2007). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral (With seniority dated 16/06/2008). He served in NDHQ as Commander Canada Command 2008. He served in NDHQ as Commander Maritime Command and Chief of the Maritime Staff 2009. (He was retired 13/08/2011.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dsa-dns/sa-ns/ab/sobv-vbos-eng.asp?mAction=View&mBiographyID=125; Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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2017-02-03

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