CWO MCINNIS WAS BORN IN GLACE BAY, NOVA SCOTIA. HE ENROLLED IN THE CAF IN 1991 AT CFRC SYDNEY, NS AND COMPLETED BASIC TRAINING AT CFRS CORNWALLIS, NS, FOLLOWED BY SECOND LANGUAGE TRG AT ELFC ST- JEAN, QC. UPON COMPLETION, HE PROCEEDED TO CFSCE TO COMMENCE QL3. UPON COMPLETION, HE WAS POSTED TO 726 COMM DET, CFB GREENWOOD. IN 1994, HE RETURNED TO CFSCE FOR HIS QL5A AND WAS ACCELERATED PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF CPL. IN 1995, CWO MCINNIS WAS ATTACHED POSTED TO BASE TELECOM SQN ADP SECTION AND RETURNED TO 726 COMM DET AS A SHIFT SUPERVISOR IN 1996.

IN 2000, CWO MCINNIS WAS DEPLOYED TO OP DANACA, ISRAEL. IMMEDIATELY UPON RETURN, AND AT HIS REQUEST, HE WAS POSTED TO CFJSR KINGSTON AS A LAN DET 2IC IN 1 SQN, D TP. IN 2002 CWO MCINNIS WAS DEPLOYED AS A LAN DET 2IC ON OP APOLLO, SOUTH WEST ASIA. UPON RETURN HE WAS PROMOTED TO MCPL AND MOVED ON TO THE GARRISON SERVER DET AS THE 2IC. HIS NEXT ASSIGNMENT WAS AS A TITAN INSTRUCTOR, 4 SQN AND EVENTUALLY THE TITAN CHIEF INSTRUCTOR. HE DEPLOYED ON OP ARCHER, AFGHANISTAN IN 2005 AS AN MT DET COMD/LAN ADMIN TASKED TO CANSOFCOM. AFTER THIS DEPLOYMENT, CWO MCINNIS MOVED TO RHQ AS THE R TASK MCPL AND SUBSEQUENTLY, THE R OPS MCPL.

IN 2008, CWO MCINNIS WAS PROMOTED TO SGT AND POSTED TO 5 CAN DIV TC GAGETOWN AS THE SIG SGT, ISSO AND ESTABLISHMENT G6.IN 2012, CWO MCINNIS WAS PROMOTED TO WO AND POSTED TO THE 4TH ARTY REGT (GS) AS THE REGIMENTAL SIGNALS WO. DURING HIS TIME AT 4TH AR (GS), MWO MCINNIS WAS DEPLOYED ON TWO DOMESTIC OPERATIONS.

IN 2015, CWO MCINNIS WAS POSTED TO CFJSR, 1 SQN AS THE A TP WO AND IMMEDIATELY WENT ON JOINT EX 15. UPON COMPLETION OF ASP IN 2016, CWO MCINNIS WAS DEPLOYED TO KUWAIT ON OP IMPACT, KUWAIT AS THE JOINT TASK FORCE IRAQ CHIEF COMM OP. DURING THE SECOND HALF OF THIS DEPLOYMENT, HE WAS DOUBLE HATTED AS THE JTFI HQ SERGEANT MAJOR. IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING HIS DEPLOYMENT, CWO MCINNIS WAS PROMOTED TO MWO AND APPOINTED REGIMENTAL HQ SERGEANT MAJOR.

IN MAY OF 2017, CWO MCINNIS WAS APPOINTED 1 SQN SERGEANT MAJOR, CFJSR. DURING HIS TIME AS SSM1, HE WAS DEPLOYED ON NUMEROUS EXERCISES BOTH DOMESTICALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY. IN JUL OF 2018, HE WAS DEPLOYED TO OP REASSURANCE, LATVIA AS THE CCO AND SHORTLY THEREAFTER WAS INDUCTED INTO THE ORDER OF MILITARY MERIT.IN APR 2019, CWO MCINNIS WAS POSTED TO OTTAWA AND APPOINTED ACISS SNR CAREER MANAGER, SGT-MWO FOR ACISS CORE, LST, CST AND IST.

CWO MCINNIS WAS PROMOTED TO HIS CURRENT RANK IN 2020 AND APPOINTED AS THE CFJSR RSM. IN 2022, CWO MCINNIS DEPLOYED ON OP REASSURANCE, ROMANIA. CWO MCINNIS WAS APPOINTED FORMATION SERGEANT MAJOR OF CFJOSG IN JULY OF 2023. HE WAS APPOINTED RCCS CORPS CWO, 1 MAY 2024.