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Changes in RAAF posts

Changes in higher ap pointments of the RAAF and a number of air rank

promotions were announced in Canberra yesterday by the Minister for Air, Mr Howson.

Air Vice Marshal W. I llelv, who was the Air Member for Personnel at Department of Air, Can berra, will retire on August 24, and will be succeeded by Air Vice Marshal C. 13. Candy, now Air Officer Commanding, Support Command. Melbourne.

Air Vice Marshal F.

Headlam, now Deputy Chief of the Air Staff, De partment of Air, will be ap pointed to Support Com mand to siiccecd Air Vice Marshal Candy.

Air Commodore B._ A. fialon, now Director-Cien cral of Operational Require ments at Department of Air, will become Deputy Chief or the Air Staff and he granted the acting rank of Air Vice Marshal.

Air Commodore (acting Air Vice Marshal) G; C. Ilartnell anil Air Com

mndore (acting Air Vice Marshal) L. R. Trudinger will be promoted to the substantive rank of Air Vice Marshal.

Air Vice Marshal llart nell. now Head of the Aus tralian Joint Services Staff. London, will return to Aus tralia next month to become Director. Joint Services Plans, Department of De


Air Vice Marshal Trud inger is the RAAF's Dircc tor-Cieneral of Medical Services.

Air Commodore Eaton

Air Vicc-Marshal Heiy

Air Vicc-Marshal