Navy Senior Officer Appointments 15 Dec 2020
Congratulations to current serving senior officers on their new appointments announced on 15 Dec 2020.
NAVY SENIOR OFFICER APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS – Announced 15 Dec 2020
a. Navy Two Star Role (Appointment Title to be Confirmed), United States Pacific Fleet Headquarters (PN: TBC, Navy – Hawaii, USA). Commodore Matthew Buckley, CSC, RAN, on promotion to Rear Admiral, has been selected as the inaugural incumbent for this forthcoming position, to commence from the fourth quarter of 2021.
b. Head Navy Future Infrastructure (PN: 641934, Navy – Canberra, ACT). Commodore Philip Spedding, DSC, AM, RAN, on promotion to Rear Admiral, has been selected as the inaugural incumbent for this newly established position, from November 2020.
c. Naval Attaché Washington (PN: 124415, Strategy, Policy and Industry Group – Washington, USA). Commodore Mathew Hudson, CSC, RAN has been extended in this position until December 2022.
d. Deputy Fleet Commander (PN: 487192, Navy – Potts Point, NSW). Commodore Jonathan Earley, CSC, RAN has been selected for this position, to commence from February 2021.
e. Director General United States Force Posture Initiatives and AustraliaSingapore Military Training Initiative (PN: 513213, Estate and Infrastructure Group – Brindabella Park, ACT). Captain Eric Young, RAN, on promotion to Commodore, has been selected for this position, to commence from December 2020.