Difference between revisions of "Chief of the Defence Force (Queensland)"

From MicroWiki, the micronational encyclopædia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Created page with "{{Infobox official post | post = Chief of the Defence Staff | body = | native_name = | flag = Royal...")
 
 
(13 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{Infobox official post
 
{{Infobox official post
| post                    = Chief of the Defence Staff
+
| post                    = Chief of the Defence Forces
 
| body                    =  
 
| body                    =  
 
| native_name              =  
 
| native_name              =  
| flag                    = Royal Queensland Armed Forces Flag.png
+
| flag                    = Chief Queenslandian Defence Forces - Flag.svg
 
| flagsize                = 150px
 
| flagsize                = 150px
 
| flagcaption              = Command flag of the CDS
 
| flagcaption              = Command flag of the CDS
| insignia                = New Emblem of the Queenslandian Armed Forces.png
+
| insignia                = Badge of the Chief of Defence Forces - Badge.svg
 
| insigniasize            = 120px
 
| insigniasize            = 120px
| insigniacaption          = Badge of the Queenslandian Armed Forces
+
| insigniacaption          = Badge of the Chief of Defence Forces  
 
| image                    =  
 
| image                    =  
 
| imagesize                = 150px
 
| imagesize                = 150px
| incumbent                = '''Vice Admiral Sir Carl N. Olaf'''
+
| incumbent                = Admiral Sir Carl N. Olaf
 
| incumbentsince          = 22 February 2021
 
| incumbentsince          = 22 February 2021
 
| type                    = Role
 
| type                    = Role
Line 21: Line 21:
 
}}
 
}}
  
The '''Chief of the Defence Staff''' (CDS) is the second-most senior member of the Queenslandian Armed Forces (after the commander-in-chief) having primary responsibility for command, control, and administration of the forces, as well as military strategy, plans, and requirements. The position is usually held by an [[w:Four-star general|Four-star general]] member of one of the three main branches of the Queenslandian Armed Forces. The current CDS, since 9 July 2020, is Field Marshal Sir Michael Nicholas Fulham, 1st Baron Fulham of Aylsham.
+
The '''Chief of the Defence Forces''' ('''CDF''') is the second-most senior member of the [[Queenslandian Armed Forces]] (after the commander-in-chief) having primary responsibility for command, control, and administration of the forces, as well as military strategy, plans, and requirements. The position is usually held by an [[w:Four-star general|Four-star general]] member of one of the three main branches of the Queenslandian Armed Forces. The current CDS, since 9 July 2020, is Field Marshal Sir Michael Nicholas Fulham, 1st Baron Fulham of Aylsham.
  
The role of the CDS is to, under the advice of the Commander-in-Chief may conscript citizens. On his own authority, he may give orders on force-wide levels, for example, where to battle during a conflict.
+
The role of the CDF is to, under the advice of the Commander-in-Chief may conscript citizens. On his own authority, he may give orders on force-wide levels, for example, where to battle during a conflict.
  
 
== Rank insignia ==
 
== Rank insignia ==
  
The rank insignia of the CDS is of an Admiral or its equivalents in the army, General, and the air force, Air Chief Marshal, depending on the branch of the Commander.
+
The rank insignia of the CDF is of an Admiral or its equivalents in the army, General, and the air force, Air Chief Marshal, depending on the branch of the Commander.
  
 
{| style="border:1px solid #8888aa; background-color:#f7f8ff; padding:5px; font-size:95%; margin: 0px 12px 12px 0px;"
 
{| style="border:1px solid #8888aa; background-color:#f7f8ff; padding:5px; font-size:95%; margin: 0px 12px 12px 0px;"
Line 59: Line 59:
 
! bgcolor="#D3D3D3" | Year !! bgcolor="#D3D3D3" | Sovereign !! bgcolor="#D3D3D3" | Year !! bgcolor="#D3D3D3" | Commander
 
! bgcolor="#D3D3D3" | Year !! bgcolor="#D3D3D3" | Sovereign !! bgcolor="#D3D3D3" | Year !! bgcolor="#D3D3D3" | Commander
 
|-
 
|-
| colspan="4" bgcolor="#808080" align="center"| '''<span style="color:white;">Chief of Defense Staff of the Queenslandian Armed Forces</span>'''
+
| colspan="4" bgcolor="#808080" align="center"| '''<span style="color:white;">Chief of Defence Forces of the Queenslandian Armed Forces</span>'''
 +
|-
 +
| rowspan=1 | 3 January 2015{{spaced ndash}}3 January 2016
 +
| rowspan=1 | [[w:Elizabeth II|Elizabeth II]]
 +
| 3 January 2015{{spaced ndash}}3 January 2016
 +
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|army}} [[Edward IX of Queensland|A. Philip]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan=1 | 3 January 2015{{spaced ndash}}7 October 2017
 
| rowspan=1 | 3 January 2015{{spaced ndash}}7 October 2017
| rowspan=1 | [[File:King George III.png|80px]] [[Edward IX of Queensland|George I]]
+
| rowspan=1 | [[Edward IX of Queensland|George I]]
 
| 3 January 2015{{spaced ndash}}7 October 2017
 
| 3 January 2015{{spaced ndash}}7 October 2017
| [[File:King George III.png|80px]] [[Edward IX of Queensland|George I]]
+
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|army}} [[Edward IX of Queensland|George I]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan=1 | 7 October 2017{{spaced ndash}}10 December 2017
 
| rowspan=1 | 7 October 2017{{spaced ndash}}10 December 2017
| rowspan=1 | [[File:Princess Charlotte Photo.png|80px]] [[Catherine VII of Queensland|Victoria II]]
+
| rowspan=1 | [[Catherine VII of Queensland|Victoria II]]
 
| 7 October 2017{{spaced ndash}}10 December 2017
 
| 7 October 2017{{spaced ndash}}10 December 2017
| [[File:Princess Charlotte Photo.png|80px]] [[Catherine VII of Queensland|Victoria II]]
+
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|army}} [[Catherine VII of Queensland|Victoria II]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan=5 | 10 December 2017{{spaced ndash}}29 April 2020
 
| rowspan=5 | 10 December 2017{{spaced ndash}}29 April 2020
| rowspan=5 | [[File:King George III.png|80px]] [[Edward IX of Queensland|George III]]
+
| rowspan=5 | [[Edward IX of Queensland|George III]]
 
| 10 December 2017{{spaced ndash}}10 October 2018
 
| 10 December 2017{{spaced ndash}}10 October 2018
 
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|air force}} ACM. Sir Michael A. George
 
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|air force}} ACM. Sir Michael A. George
Line 89: Line 94:
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan=1 | 29 April 2020{{spaced ndash}}16 July 2020  
 
| rowspan=1 | 29 April 2020{{spaced ndash}}16 July 2020  
| rowspan=1 | [[File:Princess Charlotte Photo.png|80px]] [[Catherine VII of Queensland|Charlotte IV]]
+
| rowspan=1 | [[Catherine VII of Queensland|Charlotte IV]]
 
| 29 April 2020{{spaced ndash}}16 July 2020
 
| 29 April 2020{{spaced ndash}}16 July 2020
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|naval}} Admiral Sir Leonard C. Cardiff
+
| rowspan="2"| {{flagdeco|Queensland|naval}} Admiral Sir Leonard C. Cardiff
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan=2 | 16 July 2020{{spaced ndash}}20 October 2020
 
| rowspan=2 | 16 July 2020{{spaced ndash}}20 October 2020
| rowspan=2 | [[File:King George III.png|80px]] [[Edward IX of Queensland|Albert V]]
+
| rowspan=2 | [[Edward IX of Queensland|Albert V]]
 
| 16 July 2020{{spaced ndash}}15 August 2020
 
| 16 July 2020{{spaced ndash}}15 August 2020
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|naval}} Admiral Sir Leonard C. Cardiff
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 15 August 2020{{spaced ndash}}20 October 2020
 
| 15 August 2020{{spaced ndash}}20 October 2020
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|air force}} ACM. George V. David-Haggren
+
| rowspan="2"|{{flagdeco|Queensland|air force}} ACM. George V. David-Haggren
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan=2 | 20 October 2020{{spaced ndash}}2 November 2020   
 
| rowspan=2 | 20 October 2020{{spaced ndash}}2 November 2020   
| rowspan=2 | [[File:Prince Frederick New Photo.png|80px]] [[Frederick VI of Queensland|Frederick VI]]
+
| rowspan=2 | [[Frederick VI of Queensland|Frederick VI]]
 
| 20 October 2020{{spaced ndash}}16 October 2020
 
| 20 October 2020{{spaced ndash}}16 October 2020
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|air force}} ACM. George V. David-Haggren
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 16 October 2020{{spaced ndash}}2 November 2020
 
| 16 October 2020{{spaced ndash}}2 November 2020
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|army}} FM Sir Michael Nicholas Fulham
+
| rowspan="4"| {{flagdeco|Queensland|army}} FM Sir Michael Nicholas Fulham
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan=1 | 3 November 2020{{spaced ndash}}10 December 2020  
 
| rowspan=1 | 3 November 2020{{spaced ndash}}10 December 2020  
| rowspan=1 | [[File:Princess Charlotte Photo.png|80px]] [[Catherine VII of Queensland|Catherine VII]]
+
| rowspan=1 | [[Catherine VII of Queensland|Catherine VII]]
 
| 2 November 2020{{spaced ndash}}10 December 2020  
 
| 2 November 2020{{spaced ndash}}10 December 2020  
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|army}} FM Sir Michael Nicholas Fulham
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan=1 | 10 December 2020 {{spaced ndash}}10 February 2021
 
| rowspan=1 | 10 December 2020 {{spaced ndash}}10 February 2021
| rowspan=1 | [[File:Princess Anna's New Photo.png|80px]] [[Juliana VIII of Queensland|Juliana VIII]]
+
| rowspan=1 | [[Juliana VIII of Queensland|Juliana VIII]]
 
| 10 December 2020 {{spaced ndash}}10 February 2021  
 
| 10 December 2020 {{spaced ndash}}10 February 2021  
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|army}} FM Sir Michael Nicholas Fulham
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan=2 | 10 February 2021 {{spaced ndash}}present
 
| rowspan=2 | 10 February 2021 {{spaced ndash}}present
| rowspan=2 | [[File:King George III.png|80px]] [[Edward IX of Queensland|Edward IX]]
+
| rowspan=2 | [[Edward IX of Queensland|Edward IX]]
 
| 10 February 2021 {{spaced ndash}}22 February 2021  
 
| 10 February 2021 {{spaced ndash}}22 February 2021  
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|army}} FM Sir Michael Nicholas Fulham
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 22 February 2021 {{spaced ndash}}present  
 
| 22 February 2021 {{spaced ndash}}present  
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|naval}} Vice Admiral Sir Carl N. Olaf
+
| {{flagdeco|Queensland|naval}} Admiral Sir Carl N. Olaf
 
|-
 
|-
 
|}
 
|}
 +
 +
{{Queenslandian Armed Forces |state=collapsed}}
 +
[[Category:Queensland]]
 +
[[Category:Military of Queensland]]

Latest revision as of 03:26, 15 December 2021

Chief of the Defence Forces
Badge of the Chief of Defence Forces - Badge.svg
Badge of the Chief of Defence Forces
Chief Queenslandian Defence Forces - Flag.svg
Command flag of the CDS
Incumbent
Admiral Sir Carl N. Olaf

since 22 February 2021
His Majesty's Queenslandian Armed Forces
TypeRole
AbbreviationCDS
PrecursorMinistry of Defence
Formation3 January 2015
First holderGeorge I of Queensland

The Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) is the second-most senior member of the Queenslandian Armed Forces (after the commander-in-chief) having primary responsibility for command, control, and administration of the forces, as well as military strategy, plans, and requirements. The position is usually held by an Four-star general member of one of the three main branches of the Queenslandian Armed Forces. The current CDS, since 9 July 2020, is Field Marshal Sir Michael Nicholas Fulham, 1st Baron Fulham of Aylsham.

The role of the CDF is to, under the advice of the Commander-in-Chief may conscript citizens. On his own authority, he may give orders on force-wide levels, for example, where to battle during a conflict.

Rank insignia

The rank insignia of the CDF is of an Admiral or its equivalents in the army, General, and the air force, Air Chief Marshal, depending on the branch of the Commander.

NATO Code OF-9
Royal Queensland Air Force Royal Queensland Air Force (MRQAF.Rank).png
Air Chief Marshal
Royal Queensland Army Royal Queensland Army (General Rank).png
General
Royal Queensland Navy Royal Queensland Navy (Admiral Rank).png
Admiral

Chiefs of the Defence Staff

Year Sovereign Year Commander
Chief of Defence Forces of the Queenslandian Armed Forces
3 January 2015 – 3 January 2016 Elizabeth II 3 January 2015 – 3 January 2016 A. Philip
3 January 2015 – 7 October 2017 George I 3 January 2015 – 7 October 2017 George I
7 October 2017 – 10 December 2017 Victoria II 7 October 2017 – 10 December 2017 Victoria II
10 December 2017 – 29 April 2020 George III 10 December 2017 – 10 October 2018 ACM. Sir Michael A. George
10 October 2018 – 25 December 2018 Gen. Sir James N. Edward
25 December 2018 – 3 January 2020 Maj. Gen. Nutthawee Pitikawong
3 January 2020 – 15 February 2020 Gen. Sir Michael N. Fulham
15 February 2020 – 29 April 2020 Admiral Sir David K. George
29 April 2020 – 16 July 2020 Charlotte IV 29 April 2020 – 16 July 2020 Admiral Sir Leonard C. Cardiff
16 July 2020 – 20 October 2020 Albert V 16 July 2020 – 15 August 2020
15 August 2020 – 20 October 2020 ACM. George V. David-Haggren
20 October 2020 – 2 November 2020 Frederick VI 20 October 2020 – 16 October 2020
16 October 2020 – 2 November 2020 FM Sir Michael Nicholas Fulham
3 November 2020 – 10 December 2020 Catherine VII 2 November 2020 – 10 December 2020
10 December 2020  – 10 February 2021 Juliana VIII 10 December 2020  – 10 February 2021
10 February 2021  – present Edward IX 10 February 2021  – 22 February 2021
22 February 2021  – present Admiral Sir Carl N. Olaf