Robert Hilborn Falls
|Robert Hilborn Falls|
April 29, 1924|
|Died||November 6, 2009
|Service/branch||22x20px Royal Canadian Air Force
Canadian Forces Maritime Command
|Years of service||1942-1980|
|Battles/wars||World War II (RCAF)|
|Other work||President of the Canadian Centre for Arms Control and Disarmament (now the Canadian Council for International Peace and Security)|
He first joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942 as a pilot and later transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy after World War II. He served as commander of the Canadian Flotilla Atlantic, as Vice Chief of the Defence Staff from 1974 to 1977, as Chief of Defence Staff of the Canadian Forces from 1977 to 1980 and as chairman of the NATO Military Committee from 1980 to 1983.
He later became president of the Canadian Centre for Arms Control and Disarmament (now the Canadian Council for International Peace and Security).
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- "Deaths: Admiral Robert Hilborn Falls". The Globe and Mail. 2009-11-09. Retrieved 20 October 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
|Vice Chief of the Defence Staff
|Chief of the Defence Staff