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Thiffault, J.J.P.

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 01/02/1954 Death (nk)
Place Cochrane Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
Titles
Honours CMM; MSC;
Awards
Qualifications pcsc;
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Officer Cadet (With seniority dated 06/02/1973). He served in Canadian Forces Officer Candidate School Chilliwack 1973. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt for training 1973. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 19/04/1974). He served in HMCS St Croix for watchkeeping training 1974. He served in HMCS Skeena for training 1974. He served in HMCS Skeena as Assistant Weapons Officer 1975. He served in Venture (Naval Officer Training Centre) as a Term Lieutenant 1977. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/1979). He served in HMCS Iroquois as Assistant Weapons Officer 1979. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Combat Control Officer’s Course 1981. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Maritime Software Programmers Course 1982. He served in HMCS Mackenzie as Combat Officer 1983. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1985). He served in MARCOMHQ for MCOIN Project as Software Development Team Leader 1985. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1987. He served in HMCS Halifax as Executive Officer 1988. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1989). He served in MARCOM HQ as Senior Staff Officer Operational Readiness and Evaluation 1989. He served in HMCS Preserver as Executive Officer 1991. He served in HMCS Ville de Quebec (In command) 1992. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/1995). He served in NDHQ Director-General Military Careers as Director Personnel Careers Other Ranks 1995. He served in NDHQ Director-General Military Careers as Director Senior Appointments 1995. He served in HMCS Algonquin (In command) 1998. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/01/2000). He served in University of Ottawa for BA in Political Science 2000. He served in NDHQ as Director-General Maritime Force Development 2001. He served in NDHQ as Assistant Chief of the Maritime Staff 2001. He served in CENTCOM Tampa FL as Commander Canadian Task Force South West Asia 2001. He served in NDHQ as Assistant Chief of the Maritime Staff 2002. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 29/04/2004). He served in NDHQ Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff as Chief of Staff Joint Force Generation 2004. (He was retired 29/04/2006.)
 
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Anecdotes
 
 
References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); Lead & Line Vol 14 Issue 5 May 2000; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON;
Last update
2011-01-03

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