Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett: ‘If we’re relying on traditional communications, we’ll lose the war’

The former naval diver is a new breed of military officer, one with a transformative vision for the Defence Forces

12th January, 2020
Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett: ‘If we’re relying on traditional communications, we’ll lose the war’
Vice Admiral Mark Mellett DSM of the Naval Service pictured in McKee Barracks. Picture: Bryan Meade

In brief:

Name and role: Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces

Lives: from Mayo, but divides time between family home in Cork and Defence Forces headquarters in Newbridge, Co Kildare

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