February 07, 2011 15:00 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 7, 2011) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, is proud to announce a portion of the 2011 senior Canadian Forces (CF) promotions and appointments. These officers are instrumental in leading the Canadian Forces in the defence of Canada and in the protection of Canadian interests at home and abroad.
"Strong leadership is essential to the success of military activities and these officers are continuing a proud Canadian Forces tradition of standing up for Canada and Canadians," said Minister MacKay. "It goes without saying that the extensive knowledge and skills that these General and Flag Officers possess are essential to the success of Canadian Forces operations and effectiveness."
"These men and women have demonstrated the leadership skills and professional attributes to excel in these appointments," said General Walter Natyncyzk, Chief of the Defence Staff. "I am proud to work alongside them and am confident they will continue the CF's tradition of providing world-class leadership."
The following promotions and appointments for Canadian Forces senior officers will take place in 2011:
For more information on senior appointments at National Defence, please visit: www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dsa-dns/index-eng.asp.
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