Jamaica Defence Force

Acting Commanding Officer Fourth Battalion The Jamaica Regiment

Major Morton Stewart

Major (Maj) Morton B E Stewart joined the JDF in 2003. He has experience in strategy development and implementation, operations, intelligence, crisis and risk management and has consistently demonstrated transformational leadership.

He has been instrumental in a number of projects and noteworthy programs in the field of Aviation, Strategic Operations, Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Operations, Strategic Intelligence, as well as Strategic Human Resource Training and Development.

Maj Stewart’s leadership experience includes: serving as the Acting Commanding Officer Second Battalion, The Jamaica Regiment; Acting Commanding Officer Jamaica Defence Force Air Wing; serving as the Jamaica Defence Force Liaison to the Jamaica Combined Cadet Force for their 75th Anniversary; Foreign Directing Staff attached to the Combat Training Centre, Canadian Army Tactics School, Canada; and Standards Officer for the Caribbean Junior Command and Staff College, Jamaica.

Major Stewart holds a Master of Science Degree in Security and Risk Management from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom; Certificate in Principles and Practices of Project Management from the University of West Indies, Mona; Certificate in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief from the Bournemouth University, United Kingdom; and Certificate in Aerospace Battle Management from the Royal Air Force, United Kingdom. He is an alumnus of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and Calabar High School.

He was Aide-de-Camp to The Governor-General and is the recipient of the Medal of Honour for General Service. He is married and has two children.