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Newton, John Frederick

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Title Rear-Admiral (RCN)
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Birth 24/09/1958 Death (nk)
Place Victoria Place (nk)
Area BC Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
Titles
Honours OMM. MSM.
Awards
Qualifications pcsc; amsc;
 
Biography
He was a geologist before his naval career.
 
Military Service
He was enrolled in the Canadian Forces DEO programme 1983. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 13/05/1983). He served in Canadian Forces Officer Candidate School Chilliwack for Basic Officer Training 1983. He served in Venture (Naval Officers Training Centre) for training 1983. He served in HMCS Thunder for training 1984. He served in HMCS Qu’Appelle for training 1984. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Naval Operations Course 1984. He served in HMCS Iroquois for training 1985. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Fleet Navigating Officer training 1985. He served in HMCS Iroquois as Navigating Officer 1986. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 13/02/1986). He served in Canadian Fleet School Halifax as Navigation Instructor 1988. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School for Maritime Advanced Navigating Officer Course 1988. HMCS Preserver as Navigating Officer 1990. He served in HMCS Protecteur as Navigating Officer 1991. He served in HMCS Preserver as Navigating Officer 1991. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Operations Room Officer Course 1992. He served in HMCS Montreal as Deputy Combat Officer 1993. He served in HMCS Montreal as Combat Officer 1993. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1995). He served in HMCS Anticosti (In command) 1997. He served in HMCS Toronto as Executive Officer 1998. He served in Canadian Forces College 2000. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 15/06/2001). He served in HMCS Fredericton (In command) 2003. He served in Canadian Forces College for advanced military studies 2006. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/09/2006). He served in NDHQ Strategic Joint Staff as Director International Plans 2007. He was appointed as Base Commander Canadian Forces Base Halifax 2008. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 25/03/2011). He served in NDHQ as Director-General Naval Personnel 2010. He served in NDHQ as Director-General Naval Personnel and Commander Naval Training System 2011. He was appointed as a Rear Admiral (With seniority dated 30/06/2013). He served in Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic and Commander Joint Task Force Atlantic 2013. In 2017 he served as Veterans Affairs Canada Liaison Offficer (Charlottetown PE).
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dsa-dns/sa-ns/ab/sobv-vbos-eng.asp?mAction=View&mBiographyID=739; Personal Communication (E-mail John F. Newton - Nauticapedia 08/07/2013); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016); CANFORGEN 022/17 PROMOTIONS AND SENIOR APPOINTMENTS 2017 - GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICERS CMP 014/17;
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2017-04-07

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