David Johnston (admiral)

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David Johnston
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David Johnston (second from left) cuts a ceremonial cake
Allegiance  Australia
Service/branch  Royal Australian Navy
Years of service 1980–present
Rank Vice Admiral
Commands held Chief of Joint Operations
Border Protection Command
HMAS Newcastle
HMAS Adelaide
Battles/wars War in Afghanistan
War against ISIL
Awards Member of the Order of Australia
Commendation for Distinguished Service

Vice Admiral David Lance Johnston AMRAN 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.[1]

Honours and awards[edit]

Order of Australia (Military) ribbon.png Commendation for Distinguished Service (Aust) ribbon.png Australian Active Service Medal ribbon.png Afghanistan Medal (Australia) ribbon.png

Australian Service Medal ribbon.png AUS OSM Border Service.PNG DFSM with Rosette x 3.png Australian Defence Medal (Australia) ribbon.png

Order of Australia (Military) ribbon.png Member of the Order of Australia (AM) 2012 Australia Day Honours[2]
Commendation for Distinguished Service (Aust) ribbon.png Commendation for Distinguished Service 2012 Australia Day Honours[3]
Australian Active Service Medal ribbon.png Australian Active Service Medal with ICAT clasp
Afghanistan Medal (Australia) ribbon.png Afghanistan Medal
Australian Service Medal ribbon.png Australian Service Medal
AUS OSM Border Service.PNG Operational Service Medal for Border Protection
DFSM with Rosette x 3.png Defence Force Service Medal with 3 clasps 30–34 years service
Australian Defence Medal (Australia) ribbon.png Australian Defence Medal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Chief of Joint Operations announced" (Press release). 
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 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.
Military offices
Preceded by
Lieutenant General Ash Power
Chief of Joint Operations
2014 –
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Rear Admiral Tim Barrett
Commander Border Protection Command
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Rear Admiral Michael Noonan