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Seychelles Commander-in-Chief Makes Key Appointments in Armed Forces

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Seychelles Commander-in-Chief Makes Key Appointments in Armed Forces

Wed, 28 January 2015

Following the formation of his new Cabinet and new appointments in the public service, President James Michel has today made changes to the command structure of the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces (SPDF).

The Commander in Chief of the Seychelles Armed Forces has appointed a new Chief of Staff under the command of the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Brigadier Leopold Payet. He is Lieutenant Colonel Michael Rosette. His predecessor, Colonel Clifford Roseline has been appointed Chief Military Adviser to the President/Commander-in Chief.

The new commandant of the Military Academy is Lieutenant Colonel Edwards Anacoura. He is succeeded as Military Attaché to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by Lieutenant Colonel Georges Adeline.

Other Commanding Officers retain their positions, whilst other appointments are being done internally.  

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