REAR ADMIRAL PETER MARSHALL_ AM_ RAN by nyut545e2

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									REAR ADMIRAL PETER MARSHALL, AM, RAN
Rear Admiral Marshall joined the    Staff postings include the
Royal Australian Naval College      Australian Defence Force
in 1981 from his home town of       Academy and the Directorate of
Melbourne, graduating with an       Naval Officers’ Postings. In 1996
Honours degree in Mechanical        he moved to Washington DC to
Engineering in 1984. In 1990 he     represent the Royal Australian
completed a Masters Degree          Navy (RAN) in the Foreign Military
in Engineering Science from         Sales office of the United States
UNSW, and in 2008 completed         Navy.
the Harvard Business School’s
                                    Selected for promotion to
Advanced Management Program.
                                    Captain in 2004, he assumed
Initial sea postings included       command of the Patrol Boat Force
a short stint onboard HMAS          Element Group and oversaw the
STALWART, and longer                introduction of the new Armidale-
attachments to HMA Ships            class Patrol Boat into service in
BRISBANE and JERVIS BAY. In         the RAN.
1990, he joined HMAS DARWIN
                                    Following several staff postings,
and undertook two deployments to
                                    he was promoted to Rear
the Middle East; as the Assistant
                                    Admiral on 22 January 2010,
Marine Engineering Officer and
                                    and appointed as Head Maritime
running the training program in
                                    Systems within the DMO.
Damage Control and Firefighting.
He returned to sea in 1993 as
the Marine Engineering Officer of
HMAS CANBERRA for two years.

								
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