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Passing of the former C&E Branch Chief CWO Michel Boislard, CD

Feb 15, 2022 | 1 comment

Dear C&E Family: With heavy heart we share the news of passing of Chief Warrant Officer Michel Boislard, CD (Retired) on 7 February 2022. CWO Boislard has served as the Communicator Research Operator Senior NCM Occupational Advisor, the CFIOG Formation CWO, the C&E Branch CWO and as the first ever Cyber Operator Senior NCM Occupational Advisor tasked to administratively stand-up the Cyber Op occupation. CWO Boislard was truly a gentleman and professional; at his DWD, it was indicated that that he truly cared about the wellbeing of others, the C&E Branch and the CAF Cyber Force. Rest In Peace, great leader, mentor, colleague and friend. Please read Notice of Death here: https://beechwoodottawa.ca/en/services/michel-boislard?fbclid=IwAR3vpYbNITtc-8U8t1AomrtnrQvd8dqSsiXgsqRX5lJ2i6B_-nYGlc8ggBU  

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OP REASSURANCE eFP Signals Squadron H&A

Feb 14, 2022 | 0 comments

Between 1 – 3 Feb 2022, OP REASSURANCE 22-01 – eFP Signals Squadron has had the honour and privilege to receive the visit of CJOC Comd Team, Vice-Admiral Bob Auchterlonie and Chief Warrant Officer Eric Poissant. Despite their busy schedule, the Comd Team took the time to walk the lines and to discuss various topics with the Sqn members. For many, it was their first encounter with such an experienced and senior team. They were astonished to know that the Comd Team had taken the time to walk the Signals Squadron’s lines to listen to members’ concerns. The Comd Team visit and speeches thoroughly explained the purpose of the eFP Signals Squadron for the mission and discussed the importance of being ready to fight tonight! Overall, CJOC Comd Team visit has had an immediate impact on the troops’ motivation and morale. FEATURED IMAGE: Left to right: – eFP Signals Squadron Sergeant-Major WO Tanguay; – Sergeant-Major Task Force Latvia CWO Gallant; – eFP Signals Squadron TM Det 2IC Cpl Carrier (CJOC CWO coin recipient); – Command Chief Warrant Officer, Canadian Joint Operations Command CWO Poissant; and – eFP Signals Squadron CO Maj Marcoux. At the end of their visit, the Comd […]

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Special Dispatch Riders – Article by HCol Ken Lloyd

Feb 11, 2022 | 2 comments

Dear C&E Family: Please read this captivating article about Special Dispatch Riders in WWII written by Honorary Colonel Ken Lloyd of 32 Signal Regiment: SPECIAL DISPATCH RIDERS – URGENT MAPS AND MESSAGES – “GET THE MESSAGE THROUGH”  

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Veterans Affairs Update February 2022

Feb 9, 2022 | 1 comment

In this edition: Black History Month Remembering Private Mark Graham VAC wants your opinion Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund announces support for more programs Job opportunities for Veterans, transitioning CAF members or serving reservists Helping military spouses find jobs New supports for Veterans who experienced sexual misconduct Veteran story: Laurie White Check in on your well-being Commemoration February is Black History Month Black Canadian soldiers during the Second World War. (Photo: VAC) Black Canadians have proudly served in uniform for more than 200 years. Many overcame barriers to enlist and faced discrimination in the ranks, yet still put their lives on the line for Canada. This month and all year long, we honour their sacrifices. Throughout Black History Month, we encourage you to learn more about the contributions of Black Veterans and service members throughout history. Discover inspiring stories, like those of Second World War Veteran Eleanor ‘Minnie’ Gray, Sergeant (Retired) Bill Toussaint and Sergeant (Retired) Joan Buchanan, on our website and on social media. Join the conversation using the hashtag #BlackHistoryMonth. Remembering Private Mark Graham Private Mark Graham was an outstanding athlete and soldier. A world-class runner, he represented Canada at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games, where he competed in the 4 x […]

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Promotion – Major Fred Stanley

Jan 31, 2022 | 1 comment

On 28 Jan 2022 Major Fred Stanley was promoted to his current rank at 14 Wing Greenwood by the Wing Command, Col Brendan Cook and Wing Chief Warrant Officer, CWO Jonathan Proulx. This marks Maj Stanley’s eighth promotion in his career. Major Stanley joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1984 as a Private and worked his way to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer before his promotion to Captain under the Special Requirements Commissioning Plan (SRCP). Major Stanley is employed as the Readiness and Evaluation Officer and Force Protection Officer at 14 Wing Greenwood. FEATURED IMAGE: Promotion presentation of Major Fred Stanley, presented to him by Colonel Brendan Cook (left) and Chief Warrant Officer Jonathan Proulx (right). Photo taken at the Hornell Center in Greenwood Nova Scotia. Picture taken by: Cpl Bragg, 14 Wing Imaging, Greenwood, NS.

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