Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Transfer of Authority ceremony taking place July 15

July 14, 2020 – Defence Stories

The Chief of the Defence Staff, General J.H. Vance and the Department of National Defense Deputy Minister, Ms. J. Thomas, invite you to witness the Transfer of Authority from the Outgoing Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, Lieutenant-General J.M. Lanthier, to the Incoming Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, Lieutenant-General M. Rouleau on 15 July 2020 at 13h00.

In an effort to both combat the spread of COVID-19 and to keep everyone safe, the in-person attendance will be highly restricted. You can watch this ceremony via the Canadian Armed Forces Facebook Live at Canadian Armed Forces Facebook page.

Jody Thomas
Deputy Minister of National Defence

General Jonathan Vance
Chief of the Defence Staff

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