Military Historical Society of Australia


Society Vice Patron


Major-General Peter F Haddad, AO (Retd)

Major-General Peter F HaddadMajor-General Peter F. Haddad, AO (Retd) was appointed Vice-Patron of the Society with effect from 1 July 2010. He was born in Albury and enlisted in the Army in 1967. He graduated from the Officer Cadet School Portsea in December 1967 and was allocated to the Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps. His career as a logistics officer in the Australian Army spanned 38 years; he retired in January 2005. Major General Haddad’s service included postings in South Vietnam and the USA. His final appointment was Commander, Joint Logistics Command in Melbourne where he was responsible for supporting all Australian Defence Force operations in Timor, Bougainville, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Solomon Islands.

In 2005 - 2006 he was also engaged by the Commonwealth Games Corporation to conduct the planning and delivery of logistic support to the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games and was appointed as the Deputy Mayor of the Commonwealth Games athlete’s village. He has been engaged by the Victorian Government as a Strategic Adviser on defence industry and as the Head of the Defence Industry Business Unit. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Management at RMIT University, and is the Chairman of the Victorian Veteran’s Council.



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