Rick Hillier's legacy remains uncertain

The rank and file loved him and the Prime Minister's Office feared him, but no one within Canadian military circles can deny that former chief of defence staff Rick Hillier left an indelible mark on the institution.

DND Photo: Sgt. Frank Hudec
Former chief of defence staff Rick Hillier left the chief of defence post in the summer of 2008 with neither the Afghan mission nor his personal transformation of the Forces complete.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 02/17/2010 12:00 am EST

The rank and file loved him and the Prime Minister's Office feared him, but no one within Canadian military circles can deny that former chief of defence staff Rick Hillier left an indelible mark on the institution.

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