David Johnston (admiral)
David Johnston (second from left) cuts a ceremonial cake
|Service/branch||Royal Australian Navy|
|Years of service||1980–present|
|Commands held||Chief of Joint Operations
Border Protection Command
|Battles/wars||War in Afghanistan
War against ISIL
|Awards||Member of the Order of Australia
Commendation for Distinguished Service
Vice Admiral David Lance Johnston AM, RAN is a senior officer in the Royal Australian Navy, serving as Chief of Joint Operations since 20 May 2014. He has previously been posted as Deputy Commander Joint Task Force 633 on Operation Slipper and Commander Border Protection Command.
Honours and awards
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- "New Chief of Joint Operations announced" (Press release).
- Member of the Order of Australia – 26 January 2012 Citation: For exceptional service to the Royal Australian Navy in senior Naval and Joint operational staff appointments.
- Commendation for Distinguished Service – 26 January 2012 Citation: For distinguished performance of duty in warlike operations as Deputy Commander Joint Task Force 633 on Operations SLIPPER and KRUGER from October 2010 to March 2011.
Lieutenant General Ash Power
|Chief of Joint Operations
Rear Admiral Tim Barrett
|Commander Border Protection Command
Rear Admiral Michael Noonan