DND appointees ‘tremendous’ team to tackle new defence policy

With strong operational backgrounds, observers think Jody Thomas, Bill Matthews, and Gordon Venner can fulfill the government's high expectations.

Jody Thomas, centre, Bill Matthews, left, and Gordon Venner, right, were recently appointed the Department of National Defence’s deputy minister, senior associate deputy minister, and associate deputy minister, respectively, effective Oct. 23. The Hill Times file photograph, photographs courtesy of DND, G20

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 12:00 AM

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