Dean McFadden

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P. Dean McFadden
100630-N-GI380-365 Vice Adm. Dean McFadden, left, Canada's Chief of Maritime Staff, presents a book.JPG
Vice Adm. Dean McFadden, left
Allegiance  Canada
Service/branch Naval Ensign of Canada.svg Canadian Forces
Rank Vice-Admiral
Commands held Canada Command
Maritime Forces Atlantic
Awards Commander of the Order of Military Merit
Canadian Forces Decoration

Vice-Admiral P. Dean McFadden, CMM, CD (born July 1957) is a retired officer of the Canadian Forces. He was Chief of the Maritime Staff from 2009 to 2011.

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Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, McFadden was educated at Belfast Royal Academy before his family immigrated to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1973.[1] He served as Commander of Canada Command and as the Commander of Maritime Forces Atlantic, as well as Commander of Joint Task Force Atlantic.[2] He became Chief of the Maritime Staff in 2009 and on his retirement in 2011 was appointed a Commander of the Order of Military Merit.[3]

McFadden is married to Eva McFadden (born Edmonds) from Bedford, Nova Scotia and has two children.

Cutting the cake for Canada's Navy Centennial

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Military offices
Preceded by
Drew Robertson
Chief of the Maritime Staff
2009-2011
Succeeded by
Paul Maddison