Major General Rocky Meade was sworn in today as the Jamaica Defence Force’s new Chief of Defence Staff.

He replaces Major General Antony Anderson, whose new appointment as the country’s first National Security Advisor, took effect today.

Major General Meade says his journey to the JDF started at his alma mater, Wolmers Boys’ School.

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He says he’ll remain open for advice and guidance as he works to contribute to the security of the country.

His swearing-in ceremony was held this afternoon at King’s House.