Major Afghan reshuffle in the works

As the Canadian mission in Afghanistan winds down and begins to transition into a training effort, a number of positions at the top will be juggled, Postmedia News reported. Retired vice-admiral Glenn Davidson will leave his duties as ambassador to Syria and take over the same post in Afghanistan. Maj.-Gen. Stu Beare will also move from the head of NATO's police training mission in Afghanistan to the head of the Canadian Forces Expeditionary Command. Meanwhile, there are reports Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Walter Natynczyk is in the running for a top position at NATO.

Published: Wednesday, 06/22/2011 12:00 am EDT

As the Canadian mission in Afghanistan winds down and begins to transition into a training effort, a number of positions at the top will be juggled, Postmedia News reported. Retired vice-admiral Glenn Davidson will leave his duties as ambassador to Syria and take over the same post in Afghanistan. Maj.-Gen. Stu Beare will also move from the head of NATO's police training mission in Afghanistan to the head of the Canadian Forces Expeditionary Command. Meanwhile, there are reports Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Walter Natynczyk is in the running for a top position at NATO.

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