Wednesday, 06 July 2022
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Promotions and retirements in the UK military. Those at one star level are on the second page, along with some biographical notes

Air Vice Marshal G P Farnell OBE to succeed Maj General Pinellos as Gen Mgr NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Mgt Agency wef 3 Feb 2014

Air Vice Marshall M J G Wiles CB, CBE is retiring

Air Cdre D J Stubbs OBE ADC to be promoted Air Vice Marshal and succeed Air Vice Marshal Wiles as Chief of Air personnel and Air Secretary wef 29 November 2013

Air Cdre S C Evans to be promoted Air Vice Marshal and succeed Rear Adm T P Fraser as Senior Brit Mil Adviser, CENTCON wef 17 January 2014

Air Cdre S C Gray OBE to be promoted Air Vice Marshal and succeed Air Vice Marshal G P Farnell OBE as Director Combat Air in DE & S wef 29 January 2014

 Air Cdre S J Kell is retiring

Gp Capt C J Luck MBE to be promoted Air Cdre and succeed Aiir Cdre D J Stubbs OBE ADC as Commandant RAF Cranwell and Dir Recruitment & Initial Trg wef 6 Dec 2013

Gp Capt W A W James CBE to be promoted Air Cdre and succeed Cdre M Darlington RN as Head Trg Edn Skills Recruitment & Resettlement wef 20 December 2013

Gp Capt I F Vallely OBE to be promoted Air Cdre as C of Staff Air Command wef Feb 2014

Gp capt A Mardell to be promoted acting Air Cdre and to succeed Air Cdre S J Kell as Dep Dir Legal Services (RAF) in Feb 2014


Air Vice Marshal G P Farnell OBE. Joint Combat Aircraft Integrated Project Team Leaderl 2009. Promoted to Air Vice Marshal, Director Combat Aircraft, DE&S, August 2012

Air Cdre David J Stubbs OBE ADC. From 2006 to 2008, Commanding Officer of RAF Aldergrove and the Senior RAF Officer for Northern Ireland. Served as Commandant of Royal Air Force College Cranwell from March 2012 to November 2013. Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the RAF Club.

Air Cdre Stuart Charles Evans. Former Commandant Air Warfare Centre, Royal Air Force Waddington.

Air Cdre Sue C Gray OBE. Joined the RAF in 1985, commissioned into the engineer branch. Deployed to Iraq twice, during the First Gulf War 1991, Op Telic in 2003 when she was Chief Engineer for the Joint Helicopter Force. She is the second woman in the RAF to be promoted to Air Vice-Marshal after Elaine West was appointed Director of Projects and Programme Delivery at the Defence Infrastructure Organisation in August.

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