Lieutenant General Tim Keating is New Zealand's new Defence Chief
31 January 2014
Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Rhys Jones (left), the Governor-General, Lieutenant General the Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae (centre), and new Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Tim Keating (right) chat on the sidelines of the Change of Command ceremony at Government House in Wellington this afternoon. Lieutenant General Keating has been appointed Chief of Defence Force for three years. He succeeded Lt Gen Jones, who is retiring after a distinguished 35-year career.
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