Sapper becomes VCDS

Left to right: LGen Wynnyk, Gen Vance, LGen Parent
Publication Date 
12 Jun 2018

The Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Group has a new Acting Vice Chief of Defence (A/VCDS), Lieutenant General Paul Wynnyk, coming in from Commander of the Canadian Army. He assumed command from Lieutenant General Alain Parent at a Change of Appointment Ceremony on May 28th, 2018, at NDHQ Pearkes. This important event was attended by several dignitaries, including General Jonathan Vance and Deputy Minister of National Defence (DM) Jody Thomas. Former VCDS’s were in attendance as well- VAdm (ret’d) Buck, LGen (ret’d) Thibault, Gen (ret’d) Natynczyk, LGen (ret’d) Sutherland, and LGen (ret’d) MacDonald.