Andrew Leslie Military Person
Lieutenant-General Andrew Brooke Leslie, CMM, MSC, MSM, CD (born December 1957) is a retired Canadian Forces general officer who most notably served as Chief of Transformation and earlier as Chief of the Land Staff. He is a grandson of former Chief of the General Staff and Minister of National Defence General Andrew McNaughton, as well as of former Canadian Minister of National Defence Brooke Claxton. Leslie joined the 30th Field Regiment when at University of Ottawa. He went on to be Commanding Officer of 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery in Shilo, Manitoba. While in London, England, as a graduate student he was attached to the Honourable Artillery Company. In 1995 he was promoted to Colonel and sent to the Former Yugoslavia as Chief of Staff for Sector South. He then became the Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander of United Nations Confidence Restoration Operation in Croatia. He was the Area Chief of Staff during the Manitoba floods in Spring 1997. Later in 1997 he became the commander of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group which was sent to the South shore of Montreal to help with disaster relief operations.
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