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Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer
Incumbent Alain Guimond
Personal details
Website http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/about-org-structure/chief-warrant-officer.page?

The Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer or CFCWO (French language: adjudant-chef des Forces canadiennes or adjuc FC) is the senior non-commissioned member appointment in the Canadian Forces. The post was created in 1978[1]

Rank and Insignia[edit | edit source]

The CFCWO holds the substantive rank of Chief Warrant Officer (if Army or Air Force) or Chief Petty Officer 1st Class (if Navy). Even if the incumbent is a Naval Chief Petty Officer, the appointment title remains "Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer".

The rank insignia of the CFCWO is the Coat of Arms of Canada in coloured thread, surrounded by a wreath of twenty-eight maple leaves in gold thread, worn on the lower sleeve of the Service Dress jacket. The cap badge is the Coat of Arms of Canada, in full-colour metallic thread.

List of Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officers[edit | edit source]

Name Tenure Image
John Marr 1987-1991[2]
Guy Parent 1995-1999[2]
Richard Lupien[2] 2001-2004
Daniel Gilbert[2] 2004-2007
Greg Lacroix[2] 2007-2010
Robert Cléroux  MMM CD July 2010[3] to July 5, 2013 Chief Warrant Officer of the Canadian Forces Chief Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Cleroux visits SEAC Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia.jpg
Kevin C. West  MMM MSM CD[4] July 5, 2013 to July 5, 2018
Alain Guimond  MMM CD July 5, 2018 to present

References[edit | edit source]

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