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 SSRC et du Groupe des SSFC. Les messages resteront affichés pendant un an.

 

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CAPTAIN(NAVY) / COLONEL PROMOTIONS, APPOINTMENTS, AND RETIREMENTS APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTION ANNOUNCED

 

1. THE FOLLOWING CAPTAIN(NAVY) / COLONEL PROMOTIONS, APPOINTMENTS, AND RETIREMENTS HAVE OCCURRED OR WILL OCCUR, IN 2022.

  • COLONEL S.M. CHENETTE WILL BE APPOINTED DEPUTY COMMANDER, CANADIAN FORCES HEALTH SERVICES GROUP HEADQUARTERS, IN OTTAWA, REPLACING COLONEL G.P. O NEIL
  • COLONEL C.A. FORESTIER WILL BE APPOINTED DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF HEALTH SERVICES STRATEGY, CANADIAN FORCES HEALTH SERVICES GROUP HEADQUARTERS, IN OTTAWA, REPLACING COLONEL M. KAISER
  • COLONEL C.L. GOULET WILL BE APPOINTED DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF HEALTH SERVICES DELIVERY, AT CANADIAN FORCES HEALTH SERVICES GROUP HEADQUARTERS, IN OTTAWA, REPLACING COLONEL C.A. SMITH
  • COLONEL W.E. RIDEOUT WILL BE APPOINTED DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF HEALTH SERVICES OPERATIONS, CANADIAN FORCES HEALTH SERVICES GROUP, IN OTTAWA, REPLACING COLONEL C.A. FORESTIER
  • COLONEL C.A. SMITH WILL BE APPOINTED CHIEF OF STAFF, HEALTH  CORPORATE SECRETARY, AT CANADIAN FORCES HEALTH SERVICES GROUP HEADQUARTERS, IN OTTAWA, REPLACING CAPTAIN(NAVY) M.E. THOMSON
  • CAPTAIN(NAVY) M.E. THOMSON WILL BE APPOINTED CHIEF OF STAFF, CANADIAN FORCES HEALTH SERVICES GROUP HEADQUARTERS, IN OTTAWA, REPLACING CAPTAIN(NAVY) S. JALONEN LIEUTENANT-COLONEL J.G. BARNES WILL BE PROMOTED COLONEL AND APPOINTED DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF HEALTH SERVICES DELIVERY, IN OTTAWA, REPLACING COLONEL C.A. SMITH
  • COMMANDER J.J.F.N. GAUTHIER WILL BE PROMOTED CAPTAIN(NAVY) AND APPOINTED COMMANDER 1 HEALTH SERVICES GROUP, IN EDMONTON, REPLACING CAPTAIN(NAVY) J.A. BIDDISCOMBE LIEUTENANT-COLONEL F.J. KIRK WILL BE PROMOTED COLONEL ACTING WHILE SO EMPLOYED AND APPOINTED COMMANDER 4 HEALTH SERVICES GROUP, IN MONTREAL, REPLACING COLONEL M. BROCHU
  • LIEUTENANT-COLONEL P.R.T. ROWE WILL BE PROMOTED COLONEL ACTING WHILE SO EMPLOYED AND APPOINTED DIRECTOR CASUALTY SUPPORT MANAGEMENT, IN OTTAWA, REPLACING COLONEL M.S. CHENETTE
  • LIEUTENANT-COLONEL N.S.M. SINGH WILL BE PROMOTED COLONEL ACTING WHILE SO EMPLOYED AND APPOINTED TO A NEW POSITION AS DIRECTOR HEALTH SERVICES LOGISTICS, IN OTTAWA

2. THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS HAVE RETIRED OR WILL RETIRE IN 2022:

  • CAPTAIN(NAVY) J.A. BIDDISCOMBE
  • COLONEL C.L. GOULET
  • COLONEL G.P. O NEIL

 

 

 

FLAG OFFICER / GENERAL OFFICER APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED

RADM R.L. PATTERSON WILL BE APPOINTED TO A NEW POSITION AS DIRECTOR GENERAL CULTURE CHANGE, IN OTTAWA, REPLACING RADM CASSIVI

MGEN J.G.M. BILODEAU WAS PROMOTED SUBSTANTIVE IN RANK AND REMAINED APPOINTED AS SURGEON-GENERAL

 

LA CONTRE-AMIRALE R.L. PATTERSON SERA NOMMEE A UN NOUVEAU POSTE COMME DIRECTRICE GENERALE – CHANGEMENT DE CULTURE, A OTTAWA, EN REMPLACEMENT DU CONTRE-AMIRAL L. CASSIVI

L’OFFICIER GÉNÉRAL SUIVANT EST PROMU DU RANG D’INTÉRIMAIRE AU RANG DE TITULAIRE:

LE MGEN J.G.M. BILODEAU A ETE PROMU SUBSTANTIF EN GRADE ET DEMEURE NOMME MEDECIN GENERAL

 

KEY COMMAND APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED

  1.  THE A/COMD MILPERSCOM HAS ANNOUNCED THE FOLLOWING COMMAND APPOINTMENTS WITHIN CMP AND MILPERSCOM:
  • CF H SVCS GP/CFHSTC/CMDT/ LCOL A.N.J NATALE
  • CF H SVCS GP/1 CDN FD HOSP/CO/ LCOL J.L.J.J RICARD
  • CF H SVCS GP/5 FD AMB/CO/ LCOL E.P.N GIRARD
  • CF H SVCS GP/12 CF H SVCS C/CO/ MAJ D.J.R FEDORUK
  • CF H SVCS GP/23 CF H SVCS C/CO/ MAJ S.L GOUL
  • CF H SVCS GP/24 CF H SVCS C/CO/ MAJ C.S.G ROBERTS
  • CF H SVCS GP/25 CF H SVCS C/CO/ MAJ M.E LAGACE
  • CF H SVCS GP/26 CF H SVCS C/CO/ MAJ H.D PYE
  • CF H SVCS GP/31 CF H SVCS C/CO/MAJ A.G MORRISON
  • CF H SVCS GP/42 CF H SVCS C/CO/ MAJ A BISSONNETTE
  • CF H SVCS GP/CMED/CO/ LCDR M.C.D.J NADEAU

2.    KEY MWO CWO AND CPO1 COMMAND APPOINTMENTS:

  • CF H SVCS GP/1 FD AMB/RSM/ MWO T.S STACKHOUSE (ON PROMOTION)
  • CF H SVCS GP/2 FD AMB/RSM/ MWO F.L MORISSETTE (ON PROMOTION)
  • CF H SVCS GP/5 FD AMB/RSM/ MWO I SCUNCIO (ON PROMOTION)
  • CF H SVCS GP/23 CF H SVCS C/CLINIC MWO/ WO K.B SCHRINER (ON PROMOTION)
  • CF H SVCS GP/CF H SVCS C(P)/CLINIC MWO/ WO J.N.L GAUTHIER (ON PROMOTION)

1. LE CMDT DU COMPERSMIL PAR INTERIM ANNONCÉ DE POSTES CLES AU SEIN DU CPM ET DU COMPERSMIL:

  • GP SVC S FC/CI SVC S FC/CMDT/ LCOL A.N.J NATALE
  • GP SVC S FC/HOP C CA/CMDT/ LCOL J.L.J.J RICARD
  • GP SVC S FC/5 AMB C/CMDT/ LCOL E.P.N GIRARD
  • GP SVC S FC/12 C SVC S FC/CMDT/ MAJ D.J.R FEDORUK
  • GP SVC S FC/23 C SVC S FC /CMDT/ MAJ S.L GOUL
  • GP SVC S FC/24 C SVC S FC /CMDT/ MAJ C.S.G ROBERTS
  • GP SVC S FC/25 C SVC S FC/CMDT/ MAJ M.E LAGACE
  • GP SVC S FC26 C SVC S FC/CMDT/ MAJ H.D PYE
  • GP SVC S FC/31 C SVC S FC/CMDT/ MAJ A.G MORRISON
  • GP SVC S FC/42 C SVC S FC/CMDT/ MAJ A BISSONNETTE
  • GP SVC S FC/DCMM/CMDT/ CAPC M.C.D.J NADEAU

2. NOMINATIONS CLES D ADJUM, ADJUC ET D PM1 DE COMMANDEMENT:

  • GP SVC S FC/1 AMB C/SMR/ ADJUM T.S STACKHOUSE (SUR PROMOTION)
  • GP SVC S FC/2 AMB C/SMR/ ADJUM F.L MORISSETTE (SUR PROMOTION)
  • GP SVC S FC/5 AMB C/SMR/ ADJUM I SCUNCIO (SUR PROMOTION)
  • GP SVC S FC/CI SVC S FC/ADJUC ESC/ ADJUM Y GAUTHIER (SUR PROMOTION)
  • GP SVC S FC/23 C SVC S FC/ADJUM CLINIQUE/ ADJ K.B SCHRINER (SUR PROMOTION)
  • GP SVC S FC/C SVC S FC(P)/ADJUM CLINIQUE/ ADJ J.N.L GAUTHIER (SUR PROMOTION)

 

 

CHIEF PETTY OFFICER 1 AND CHIEF WARRENT OFFICER APPOINTMENTS

CWO S.L. Lamothe will be appointed Canadian Forces Health Serviices Group Head Medical Branch Chief Warrent Offficer, in Ottawa, replacing CWO M.L.L. Alain.

CWO L.H.Plante will be appointed 1 Health Services Group Headquarters Chief Warrent Office, in Edmonton replacing CWO JJJ Berbue.

CWO M.J. Walters will be appointed 4 Health Services Group Headquarters Chief Warrent Officer. in Montreal, replacing CWO M Bedard who will retire.

 

CFHSG FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER PROMOTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS APS 2021

RAdm R.L. Patterson will be appointed in a new position as Chief of Staff, Chief Professional Conduct and Culture in Ottawa, resulting in the following promotion and appointment:

  • Col S.F. Malcolm will be promoted BGen and appointed Commander, Canadian Forces Health Services, in Ottawa, replacing RAdm Patterson.

CFHSG COMMANDING OFFICER AND SENIOR CMP/MILPERSCOM APPOINTMENTS APS 2020

 

THE FOLLOWING KEY COMMAND APPOINTMENTS FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL COMMAND (READ IN THREE COLUMNS): UNIT, POSITION, NAME) HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED.

  1. KEY COMMAND APPOINTMENTS:
    1. CF  H SVCS GP/5 FD AMB/CO/LCOL J.M.D. AYOTTE;
    2. CF H SVCS GP/CF H SVCS C(O)/CO/LCOL D.K. MCDONALD;
    3. GP SVC S FC / CMEFC / CO / LCOL R.C. SEMENIU
    4. CF H SVCS GP/CF H SVCS TC/CMDT/LCOL N.S.M. SINGH;
    5. CF H SVCS GP/1 CDN FD HOSP/CO/MAJ S.C. GOUDIE (UPON PROMOTION);
    6. CF H SVCS GP/41 CF H SVCS C/CO/MAJ E. ARBOUR;
    7. CF H SVCS GP/11 CF H SVCS C/CO/MAJ J.D. BERNIER;
    8. CF H SVCS GP/24 CF H SVCS C/CO/MAJ M.G.T. MORIN;
    9. CF H SVCS GP/42 CF H SVCS C/CO/MAJ J.M. PINARD;
    10. CF H SVCS GP/CMED/CO/ MAJ C.D.R. REYES;
    11. CF H SVCS GP/12 CF H SVCS C/CO/MAJ H. YANG; AND
    12. CF H SVCS GP/33 CF H SVCS C/CO/CAPT M.N. MCCUTCHEON (UPON PROMOTION)
  2. KEY CWO, MWO, AND WO COMMAND APPOINTMENTS:
    1. CF H SVCS GP/CF H SVCS C (O)/CLINIC CWO/CWO W.F DOUPE;
    2. CF H SVCS GP/2 FD AMB/RSM/MWO J.M DUPERRE (UPON PROMOTION); AND
    3. CF H SVCS GP/41 CF H SVCS C/CLINIC WO/WO P SIMONEAU (UPON PROMOTION)
  3. PROMOTION MESSAGES AND POSTING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE ISSUED SEPARATELY

 

 

POSTES CLÉS ET DE COMMANDEMENT DU CPM/COMPERSMIL – PAA 20

  1. LES PRINCIPALES NOMINATIONS SUIVANTES POUR LE COMMANDEMENT DU PERSONNEL MILITAIRE (À LIRE EN TROIS COLONNES) : UNITÉ, POSTE, NOM) ONT ÉTÉ ANNONCÉES.
  2. NOMINATIONS CLES DE COMMANDEMENT:
    1. GP SVC S FC / 5 AMB C / CO / LCOL J.M.D. AYOTTE;
    2. GP SVC S FC / C SVC S FC (O) / / CO / LCOL D.K. MCDONALD;
    3. GP SVC S FC / CMEFC / CO / LCOL R.C. SEMENIU;
    4. GP SVC S FC / CF H SVCS CI / CMDT / LCOL N.S.M. SINGH;
    5. GP SVC S FC / 1 HOP C CA / CO / MAJ S.C. GOUDIE (SUR PROMOTION);
    6. GP SVC S FC / 41E C SVC S C CA / CO / MAJ E. ARBOUR;
    7. GP SVC S FC / 11E C SVC S C CA / CO / MAJ J.D. BERNIER;
    8. GP SVC S FC / 24E C SVC S C CA / CO / MAJ M.G.T. MORIN;
    9. GP SVC S FC / 42E C SVC S C CA / CO / MAJ J.M. PINARD;
    10. GP SVC S FC / DCMM / CO / MAJ C.D.R. REYES;
    11. GP SVC S FC / 12E C SVC S C CA / CO / MAJ H. YANG;
    12. GP SVC S FC / 33E C SVC S C CA / CO / CAPT M.N. MCCUTCHEON (SUR PROMOTION).
  3. NOMINATIONS CLES D ADJUC, D ADJUM ET D ADJ DE COMMANDEMENT :
    1. GP SVC S FC / C SVC S FC (O) / ADJUC DE CLINIQUE / ADJUC W.F DOUPE
    2. GP SVC S FC / 2E AMB C / SMR / ADJUM J.M DUPERRE (SUR PROMOTION);
    3. GP SVC S FC / 41E C SVC S C CA / ADJ DE CLINIQUE / ADJ P. SIMONEAU (SUR PROMOTION)
  4. DES MESSAGES DE PROMOTION DISTINCTS ET DES DIRECTIVES D AFFECTATION DISTINCTES SERONT DISSEMINEES

 

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

 

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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

 

 

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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.