The Canadian Press

2015-04-27 | New Defence Chief

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A former combat commander who has led operations at home and overseas has been appointed to the country's top military job. Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Lieutet-General Jonathan Vance will be the next chief of defence staff, replacing the soon-to-retire General Tom Lawson. (Vance twice led the armys task force in Kandahar during the Afghan war.)

Date: 2015-04-27
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << General offense has served the Canadian Forces for 33 years and is taking over obviously it important time important institution and important time I where we're obviously part of the International Coalition against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and also leading important issues to Eastern Europe to reassure our friends and allies there >>