BLUFThe Australian Government has announced a change of command for Australian Defence Force (ADF) senior leadership positions, including chiefs of services.
This article by Defence News makes the following points:
- Chief of the Defence Force (CDF), General Angus Campbell, and the Vice Chief of the Defence Force (VCDF), Vice Admiral David Johnston, will be extended by two years.
- Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, Major General Simon Stuart and Air Vice Marshal Robert Chipman will take command of their respective services later in July.
- The Chief of Joint Operations, Lieutenant General Greg Bilton, will also be extended for two years.
References from the Web:
- JUN 2022 New ADF senior leadership team announced—Australian Defence Magazine
- JUN 2022 Labor extends term of Australian defence force chief Angus Campbell by two years—The Guardian