Canadian Navy

Canadian Navy
Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 18, 2009 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Change of Command Commander of Maritime Command

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 18, 2009) - On June 22nd, 2009, during a change of command ceremony, the Commander of Maritime Command, Vice-Admiral Drew Robertson will relinquish command to Vice-Admiral Dean McFadden. The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Walt Natynczyk, will preside over the ceremony.

Media are welcomed to cover the event, but are asked to arrive no later than 10:30 a.m.

Details are as follows:

- When: Monday, June 22nd at 11 a.m.

- Where: Cartier Square Drill Hall, 2 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa


Media availability: There will be a brief media availability following the ceremony, during which the new Commander of Maritime Command, Vice-Admiral McFadden, will be available to take questions from the media.

Note to editors:

Journalists planning to attend should register with Captain Kendrah Allison, Navy Public Affairs, at 613-945-0902.

Contact Information

  • Navy Public Affairs
    613-945-0875
    613-225-3085 (FAX)