Service appointments

The following senior Service appointments have been announced by the Ministry of Defence:

ROYAL NAVY

and ROYAL MARINES

Lieutenant-Colonel: SP Hill - BDS

Washington.

Commanders: WJ Magill - MOD Portland; TFW Martin - Staff of 2SL/CNH; I. Moncrieff - Staff of CINCFLEET; RG Thorn - Staff of FOSF; T. Tomkow - MOD London; GM Zambellas - Argyll in Cmd.

Retirements: Surgeon Capt JW Davies; Commander WP Sheperd.

ARMY

Colonels: MC Dorward - to be Comdt PMC; IS Creamer - to 3 (UK) Div HQ & Sig Regt.

Lieutenant-Colonels: RAD Applegate RA - to be CO 19 Regt RA; JM Kane RLC - to be CO 1 GS Regt RLC; CL Le Gallais R Signals - to MOD: PCC Molyneaux RA - to MOD; JA Ris RE - to MOD; RCA Thwaites R Signals - to MOD; MHG Croft RE - to be CO 75 Engr Regt; PJ Waterman REME - to SEME; DSC Gamble RAMC - to BMH Rinteln.

Retirement: Col LJ Masterson Late RADC.

ROYAL AIR FORCE

Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Johns, to be Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces Northwestern Europe.

Air Chief Marshal Sir William Wratten, to be Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Strike Command and Commander Allied Air Forces Northwestern Europe.

Air Marshal ID Macfadyen, to be Director General Saudi Arabia Armed Forces Project.

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