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Williams, Kelly Edward

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Title Commodore (CF)
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Honours OMM. MSM. Meritorious Service Medal (USA).
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Biography
In 2012 after his naval service he joined General Dynamics Canada as as Senior Director of Strategy and Government Relations.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Officer Cadet (OCTP) 1976. He served in Canadian Forces Officer Candidate School Chilliwack 1976. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt for training 1976. He was appointed as a A/Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 11/04/1977). He served in HMCS Yukon for training 1977. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Naval Operations Course 1978. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 11/04/1978). He served in HMCS Ottawa for training 1978. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 1/01/1980). He served in Canadian Forces Officer Candidate School Chilliwack as Platoon Officer 1981. He served in HMCS Preserver as Combat Information Officer/Anti-Submarine Air Controller 1983. He served in HMCS Athabaskan as Assistant Operations Officer/Anti-Submarine Air Controller 1984. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Combat Control Officer Course 1985. He served in HMCS Saskatchewan as Operations Officer 1986. He served in Training Group Pacific as Squadron Operations Officer 1988. He served in NDHQ for NATO Frigate Replacement Project (NFR 90) as Operational Requirements Manager 1988. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 1/01/1989). He served in NDHQ as Fleet Operations and Readiness Officer to Chief Maritime Doctrine and Operations 1990. He served in USN exchange with Commander US Navy Second Fleet Norfolk VA as Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Operations Officer 1991. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1994. He served in HMCS Algonquin as Executive Officer 1995. He served in Sea Training Pacific as Executive Officer 1997. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 1/01/1998). He served in NDHQ as Section Head in the Directorate of Maritime Strategy 1998. He served in HMCS Winnipeg (In command) 2000. He was appointed as a Captain(N) (With seniority dated 1/01/2003). He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Strategy 2003. He served in NDHQ as Director of Defence Analysis 2005. He served in NDHQ as Director-General Strategy 2006. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 21/06/2007). He served in NDHQ as Assistant Chief of the Maritime Staff 2007. He served in NDHQ as Chief of Staff to the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff 2009. He served as Commander Canadian Defence Liaison Staff London 2010. (He was retired 2012.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); http://www.casr.ca/doc-dnd-appointments-2009.htm; http://centreforforeignpolicystudies.dal.ca/pdf/spc03aboutthecontributors.pdf; Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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2012-12-18

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