|Years of service||1987 –|
|Commands held||Royal Marines|
War in Afghanistan
|Awards||Officer of the Order of the British Empire|
Stickland was commissioned into the Royal Marines in 1987. He became Senior UK Liaison Officer with the US XVIII Airborne Corps in Baghdad in 2005, Chief of Staff of the UK Task Force in Afghanistan in 2006 and commander 42 Commando in Afghanistan in 2008. He went on to be team leader of the Gulf Preparedness Initiative in 2010, Chief of Staff of the Joint Force Headquarters in 2012 and commander 3 Commando Brigade in 2014. After that he became Chief Joint Force Operations in 2016 and commander of Operation Atalanta in November 2017. He became Commandant General Royal Marines in January 2018.
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- "Major General Magowan hands over Operation Command of EU NAVFOR Somalia to Major General Stickland". EU Naval Force. 7 November 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
- "Supersession of the Commandant General Royal Marines". Royal Marines Charity. 19 January 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
| Commandant General Royal Marines