35 GDF Officers promoted
–another 783 other ranks advanced
DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, January 1, 2020
To usher in 2020, 35 officers of the Guyana Defence Force were promoted. This is in accordance with Part III Section 16 of the Defence Act 15:01 of 1977. The announcement was made by Chief of Staff Brigadier Patrick West after approval was given by President and Commander-in-Chief, His Excellency David Granger.
The promotions take effect from January 01, 2020 unless otherwise stated.
TO SUBSTANTIVE COLONEL
99358 Lt Col Raul Jerrick
TO SUBSTANTIVE MAJOR
99595 Capt Andre Cush, 99687 Capt Kevaun Gray, 99697 Capt Fidel Fredericks, 99640 Capt Marvin Simpson, 99657 Capt Kevin Moore, 99712 Capt Damon Joseph, 99722 Capt Keith Watts and 99730 Capt Edmond Blair
TO SUBSTANTIVE CAPTAIN
99998 Lt Ekundayo Jeffery, 999126 Lt Shurlan Klass, 99965 Lt Jamaine Lovell, 999120 Lt Sherwin Collins, 999150 Lt Marvin Dey, 999151 Lt Godwin Cameron, 999154 Lt Akeem Kirton, 999156 Lt Wavon Samuels, 999159 Lt Stacey Codogan, 999164 Lt Godfrey Isaacs, 999165 Lt Seon Abrams, 999174 Lt Carlos Jordan
TO SUBSTANTIVE LIEUTENANT
999205 2Lt Kevin Sultan, 999314 2Lt Joshua Walcott, 999315 2Lt Brandi Johnson,
TO SUBSTANTIVE LIEUTENANT (CG)
999171 Substantive Sub Lieutenant Czerda Frank
GUYANA DEFENCE FORCE RESERVE (GUYANA PEOPLE’S MILITIA)
TO SUBSTANTIVE CAPTAIN
99947 Lt Shawn Legall, 99949 Lt Roderic Carrington, 99950 Lt Delon King
99953 Lt Fabian Stuart, 99955 Lt Duarte Hetsberger, 99956 Lt Hubern Collins
99957 Lt Germaine Watson, 99542 Lt John Chester-Innis, 99581 Lt Osei Manifold, 99535 Lt Ewal Mc Garrell
Additionally, another 783 other ranks also received promotions. These advancements ranged from Substantive Warrant Officer Class One, Acting Warrant Officer Class One, Substantive Warrant Officer Class Two, Acting Warrant Officer Class Two, Technical Warrant Officer, Local Warrant Officer Class Two, Substantive Staff Sergeant, Acting Staff Sergeant, Local Staff Sergeant, Substantive Staff Sergeant, Acting Sergeant, Local Sergeant, Substantive Corporal, Acting Corporal/Substantive Corporal, Acting Corporal, Substantive Lance Corporal, Acting Lance Corporal/Substantive Lance Corporal and Acting Lance Corporal.
For the Coast Guard, the promotions included Substantive Fleet Chief Petty Officer, Substantive Senior Petty Officer, Acting Senior Petty Officer, Substantive Petty Officer, Acting Petty Officer, Substantive Leading Rating, Acting Leading Rating, Substantive Able Rating and Acting Able Rating.
Guyana People’s Militia promotions comprised of Acting Staff Sergeant, Substantive Sergeant, Substantive Corporal, Acting Corporal, Substantive Lance Corporal and Acting Lance Corporal.