MAGOWAN, Robert Andrew
'3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines'
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Lieutenant General Rob Magowan joined the Royal Marines in 1989. After successfully completing his training he assumed several Troop Command roles, including a tour of Northern Ireland .
- 2002 posted 42 Commando as Second in Command, deploying to both Kuwait and Iraq for Operation TELIC 1 .
- 31 December 2004 (Lieutenant Colonel) (42 Commando RM) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) .
- 2006 assumed command of the UK Landing Force Command Support Group, later redesignated 30 Commando Information Exploitation Group .
- 2012/2013 (Acting Brigadier) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013 .
- 9 June 2018 (Major General) (Commandant General RM) appointed C.B. (Military Divsion) .
- 22 January 2020 (Major General) promoted Lieutenant General .
 Biography on UK Government website [view in full....].
 London Gazette 57509, page N5.
 London Gazette 60647, page 19569.
 London Gazette 62310, page 2.
 London Gazette 62915, page 2442.
[Image] RN/MO website - Operational Honours Oct. 2013.
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