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Canadian Defence Attaché pays Courtesy Call
By Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF)
Jan 14, 2020 - 6:40:40 PM

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Acting Commander Defence Force, Captain Raymond King presenting Colonel Jacques O'Keefe, Canadian Defence Attaché West Indies with a pleasantry during a courtesy call on January 13, 2020.

Coral Harbour Base, (RBDF) - Colonel Jacques O'Keefe, Canadian Defence Attaché West Indies of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force paid a courtesy call on Acting Commander Defence Force, Captain Raymond King at the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Headquarters on January 13, 2020.

During the visit, Colonel O’Keefe and Captain King discussed matters of mutual interests and he was also given a brief tour of the base. Also in attendance at the meeting were several members of the Defence Force’s Command Team. To culminate the visit, both parties exchanged pleasantries.

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Colonel Jacques O'Keefe, Canadian Defence Attaché West Indies is being taken on a brief tour of the Defence Force Base with Acting Commander Defence Force, Captain Raymond King during a courtesy call on January 13, 2020.

Colonel Jacques O’Keefe obtained a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Concordia University and a Master of Science degree in Defence Technology at Cranfield University. Having served in many notable capacities in his military career, he has also earned himself the Chief of Defence Staff Commendation and also the NATO Meritorious Service Medal in 2018.

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force values its international partners and will continue to do its part in safeguarding our nation.

 
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Acting Commander Defence Force, Captain Raymond King along with his Command Team at HMBS Coral during a courtesy call on January 13, 2020 by Colonel Jacques O'Keefe, Canadian Defence Attaché West Indies. (RBDF Photos by Marine Seaman Michael Turner II)


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