Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 09, 2009 08:30 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Forces Health Services Group Change of Command Ceremony

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 9, 2009) - Canadian Forces Health Services Group will hold a change of command ceremony between Brigadier-General Hilary Jaeger, out-going Commander, and Commodore Hans Jung, in-coming Commander.



What: Change of Command ceremony, Canadian Forces Health Services Group

Where: Cartier Square Drill Hall, Ottawa

When: Friday, July 10, 2009, at 1:30 p.m.


Major-General Walter Semianiw, Chief Military Personnel, will preside over the ceremony.

Brigadier-General Jaeger also serves as Canadian Forces Surgeon General and Director General Health Services, roles that Commodore Jung will also assume. Brigadier-General Jaeger will be moving on to occupy a NATO ISAF position overseas.

Commodore Jung is the Deputy Surgeon General. He was promoted to the rank of Commodore on June 22.

Media interested in attending should contact Lt(N) Crystal Myers, Public Affairs Officer, Canadian Forces Health Services Group, at (613) 945-6588.

Contact Information

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