Lieutenant General Rocky Meade

Chief of Defence Staff Jamaican Defence Force

Lieutenant General Rocky Meade holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and a Master of Arts degree from The University of the West Indies, a Masters of Military Arts and Science from the United States Army Command and General Staff College, a PhD from the University of Amsterdam and is an alumnus of the George C Marshall European Centre for Security Studies, Germany. He supervises graduate doctoral students and delivers invited lectures and consultations on strategic studies, national security, intelligence and linguistics internationally. General Meade has several publications including ‘The Acquisition of Jamaica Phonology’ and ‘The Relevance and Optimal Structure of the Military in Jamaica in the Current & Emerging Geo-Security Environmental’ and has received national honours of Jamaica – Commander of the Order of Distinction, Medal of Honour for Meritorious Service and Medal of Honour for General Service.

Main Conference Day 1 - 4 November

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020


·          The shift in focus towards cyber operations and integrating disruptive technologies into the Jamaican Defence Forces
·          Multi-national training in Jamaica and its effect on improving cooperation between Jamaican and partner forces
·          Updates on illegal actions in the area and Jamaican initiatives to deter and suppress them

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Major General Rocky.

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