Biography

Romeo Dallaire

Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire joined the Canadian Army in 1964. After returning from Rwanda, he was promoted to three-star general and served in various senior positions including Assistant Deputy Minister in the Canadian Ministry of Defence. He is the highest-ranking military figure ever stricken with post-traumatic stress disorder and continues to advise Canadian Forces and Veterans Affairs in matters related to PTSD. In January 2002 he received the inaugural Aegis Award for Genocide Prevention in London.