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“Humbled and privileged.”

Those were the words of Rear Admiral Antonette Wemyss-Gorman shortly after she was sworn in as Jamaica's first woman Chief of Defence Staff by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen, at King's House today. 

She succeeds Lieutenant General Rocky Meade who has retired after 38 years in the army.

The new army chief has committed to providing decisive, firm and strategic leadership. 


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