This page is intended to keep readers informed on appointments, promotions and postings within the RCMS and CFHS Group. Messages will remain posted for one year. / Cette page vise à tenir les lecteurs au courant des nominations, des promotions et des affectations au sein du SGRC et du Groupe des SSFC. Les messages resteront affichés pendant un an.

 

CFHSG SENIOR APPOINTMENTS

 

MGen Andrew Downes, Surgeon General and Commander, and CPO1 Lucie Simpson, Group CWO, CFHSG announce the following senior appointments:

 

A/Capt(N) J.A. Biddiscombe promoted Capt(N) and Commander 1 Health Services Group Edmonton, replacing A/Col J.E. Crook

 

Col D.A. Farris appointed Deputy Commander CFHSG HQ Ottawa, replacing Col D.M. Lemon (retiring)

 

Col C.A. Forestier appointed Deputy Chief of Staff Health Services Operations CFHSG Ottawa, replacing Col S.F. Malcolm

 

Col S.F. Malcolm appointed Deputy Surgeon General, CFHSG HQ Ottawa

 

Col G.P. O’Neil appointed Chief of Staff, Health Services Secretariat, CFHSG HQ Ottawa

 

Col W.E. Rideout appointed Director Medical Policy, CFHSG Ottawa

 

LCol M.R.P. Brooks promoted A/Col and appointed to a new position as Commander Individual Training & Education, CFHSG HQ Ottawa

 

LCol D.A. Coker promoted Col and appointed CA Surgeon, CFHSG HQ, Ottawa, replacing Col W.E. Rideout

 

LCol S.M. Chenette promoted Col and appointed Director Casualty Support Management, Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group, Ottawa, replacing Col G.P. O’Neil.

 

Cdr A.G. Haley promoted Capt(N) and appointed Deputy Chief of Staff Force Health Protection, CFHSG Ottawa, replacing Col P.J. Morissette

 

LCol M. Kaiser promoted Col and appointed to a new position as Deputy Chief of Staff Health Services Strategy, CFHSG Ottawa

 

CWO T.J. Gauthier appointed RCDC branch CWO, replacing CWO (ret’d) T.C. Sinclair

 

CWO L.H. Plante promoted and appointed 1 Dental Unit CWO, replacing CWO T.J. Gauthier

 

MWO J.M. Duperre promoted and appointed 2 Fd Amb CWO, replacing CWO M.J. Walters

 

After distinguished service to Canada and the CAF, the following officers and NCOs are retiring in 2020:

 

Col D.M. Lemon
Col S.M. Plourde
CPO1 R.A. Gibson
CWO T.C. Sinclair

 

RCMS AND CFHSG SENIOR APPOINTMENTS

 

Le texte en français suit

 

Brigadier-General J.G.M. Bilodeau will be appointed to and assume the responsibilities of the Surgeon General, in Ottawa ON, from Major-General A.M.T. Downes.

 

Commodore R.L. Patterson will be appointed to and assume the responsibilities of the Commander Canadian Forces Health Services Group, in Ottawa ON, from Major-General A.M.T. Downes

Texte en français commence

Le brigadier-général J.G.M. Bilodeau sera nommé médecin général des Forces armées canadiennes, à Ottawa (ON), en remplacement du major-général A.M.T. Downes.

 

Le commodore R.L. Patterson sera nommée commandant du Groupe des Services de santé des Forces canadiennes, à Ottawa (ON), en remplacement du major-général A.M.T. Downes.