Lieutenant-General Raymond Henault, CMM, CDDeputy Chief of the Defence
Staff Lieutenant-General Raymond Henault was born on 26 April 1949 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.He joined the Canadian Forces in 12 July 1968 as a pilot, completing training at CFB Borden, Ont., and RCAF Station Gimli, Man.
Over the course of his
career, Lieutenant-General Henault
has accumulated more than 4,500 hours of flying time on a range of aircraft, including: CF-101 Voodoo, Musketeer, and Twin Huey.He
has served across Canada and in Paris, and Lahr, Germany.He has served as an Air Traffic Controller; Chief of Staff, Operations for Air Command Headquarters; and Director-General Military Plans and Operations (J3 Staff) at National Defence Headquarters.Lieutenant-General Henault was appointed Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff on 4 September 1998.He
is married to the former Loraine Mowat of Smithers, B.C.