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[[Lieutenant-General]] '''Guy Robert Thibault''' {{post-nominals|country=CAN|CMM|CD}} is a [[Canadian Army]] officer. He is [[Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (Canada)|Vice Chief of the Defence Staff]] in [[Canada]].
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[[Lieutenant-General]] '''Guy Robert Thibault''' {{post-nominals|country=CAN|CMM|CD}} is a [[Canadian Army]] officer. He is [[Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (Canada)|Vice Chief of the Defence Staff]] in Canada.
   
 
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Thibault joined the [[Canadian Forces]] in 1978.<ref name=bio>[http://www.oas.org/en/ser/dia/outreach/docs/BIOS%20ENG%20Regional%20Security.doc Biography: Lieutenant-General Guy Thibault, Organisation of American States]</ref> He became Base Commander, [[CFB Kingston]] in 2002 before deploying with the [[International Security Assistance Force]] in [[Afghanistan]] in 2004.<ref name=bio/> He went on to be Commander of [[Land Force Central Area]] in 2005, Assistant Chief of the Land Staff in 2007 and Chief of Staff (Information Management) in 2009.<ref name=bio/> After that he became Chairman of the [[Inter-American Defense Board]] in June 2011 and [[Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (Canada)|Vice Chief of the Defence Staff]] in September 2013.<ref>[http://uspolitics.einnews.com/pr_news/167262685/lieutenant-general-guy-thibault-assumes-role-as-vice-chief-of-the-defence-staff Lieutenant-General Guy Thibault assumes role as Vice Chief of the Defence Staff]</ref>
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Thibault joined the [[Canadian Forces]] in 1978.<ref name=bio>[http://www.oas.org/en/ser/dia/outreach/docs/BIOS%20ENG%20Regional%20Security.doc Biography: Lieutenant-General Guy Thibault, Organisation of American States]</ref> He became Base Commander, [[CFB Kingston]] in 2002 before deploying with the [[International Security Assistance Force]] in Afghanistan in 2004.<ref name=bio/> He went on to be Commander of [[Land Force Central Area]] in 2005, Assistant Chief of the Land Staff in 2007 and Chief of Staff (Information Management) in 2009.<ref name=bio/> After that he became Chairman of the [[Inter-American Defense Board]] in June 2011 and [[Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (Canada)|Vice Chief of the Defence Staff]] in September 2013.<ref>[http://uspolitics.einnews.com/pr_news/167262685/lieutenant-general-guy-thibault-assumes-role-as-vice-chief-of-the-defence-staff Lieutenant-General Guy Thibault assumes role as Vice Chief of the Defence Staff]</ref>
   
 
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Guy Thibault
Allegiance  Canada
Service/branch Flag of the Canadian Army.svg Canadian Army
Years of service 1978-
Rank Lieutenant-General
Commands held CFB Kingston
Land Force Central Area
Battles/wars War in Afghanistan
Awards Commander of the Order of Military Merit
Canadian Forces Decoration

Lieutenant-General Guy Robert Thibault CMM CD is a Canadian Army officer. He is Vice Chief of the Defence Staff in Canada.

Military career[edit | edit source]

Thibault joined the Canadian Forces in 1978.[1] He became Base Commander, CFB Kingston in 2002 before deploying with the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in 2004.[1] He went on to be Commander of Land Force Central Area in 2005, Assistant Chief of the Land Staff in 2007 and Chief of Staff (Information Management) in 2009.[1] After that he became Chairman of the Inter-American Defense Board in June 2011 and Vice Chief of the Defence Staff in September 2013.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

Military offices
Preceded by
Bruce Donaldson
Vice Chief of the Defence Staff
2013-
Succeeded by
Incumbent

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