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RETIREMENT – WO MICHAEL P. MARGETTS, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – WO MICHAEL P. MARGETTS, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. WARRANT OFFICER MICHAEL P. MARGETTS WILL RETIRE ON 2 MARCH 2020 AFTER MORE THAN 32 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CAF. 2. WO MARGETTS WAS BORN IN HONG KONG TO BRITISH PARENTS, WITH HIS FATHER SERVING IN THE BRITISH ARMY MEDICAL CORP AS A DOCTOR. WO...

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RETIREMENT – SIG TIMOFEY KNYAZHEVSKIY – 00362-04 ACISS-IST

RETIREMENT – SIG TIMOFEY KNYAZHEVSKIY – 00362-04 ACISS-IST

1. SIGNALER TIMOFEY KNYAZHEVSKIY IS RELEASING FROM THE CANADIAN FORCES ON 15 FEBRUARY 2020 AFTER 4 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA. HE JOINED THE CANADIAN FORCES ON 16 FEBRUARY 2016 AND COMPLETED BASIC TRAINING AT CFLRS ST. JEAN. HE THEN IMMEDIATELY...

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RETIREMENT – MAJ ANN ERVIN, CD – 00340 CELE

RETIREMENT – MAJ ANN ERVIN, CD – 00340 CELE

1. MAJOR ANN ERVIN WILL RETIRE ON 1 APR 2020 AFTER MORE THAN 42 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CAF AND THE COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH. 2. MAJ ERVIN JOINED THE NAVAL RESERVE 4 JULY 1977 AS A FINANCE CLERK AT HMCS NONSUCH. AFTER SURVIVING...

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52nd MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR FALLEN PARATROOPERS (CANCELLED)

52nd MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR FALLEN PARATROOPERS (CANCELLED)

52nd Memorial Service for Fallen Paratroopers May 3rd, 2020 I am happy to inform you that 2 CMBG HQ & Sigs Sqn Garrison Petawawa is organizing the 52nd Memorial Service, which will be held Sunday, 3 May 20. I will inform you as more details become available. As...

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RETIREMENT – MWO TIM BROWN, CD – 00362-02 ACISS-LST

1. MASTER WARRANT OFFICER TIM BROWN WILL RETIRE ON 15 MAR 2020 AFTER MORE THAN 27 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CAF, ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS AND THE SUPERIOR TRADE, THE LINE TRADE. 2. MWO BROWN JOINED THE CAF IN JUNE 1992 AS A RESERVIST AT 722...

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RETIREMENT – MAJ CHRISTIAN BEAULIEU, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – MAJ CHRISTIAN BEAULIEU, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. MAJOR CHRISTIAN BEAULIEU HAS RELEASED FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 22 SEPTEMBER 2019 AFTER 27 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE. 2. HE JOINED THE CAF IN 1992 AND GRADUATED IN 1997 FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE OF CANADA. HIS FIRST SIGNALS POST WAS IN...

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RETIREMENT – CWO MARIO MARTEL, MMM, CD – 00381-03 CWO 1

RETIREMENT – CWO MARIO MARTEL, MMM, CD – 00381-03 CWO 1

1. CWO MARTEL WILL RETIRE ON 15 APR 2020 AFTER MORE THAN 35 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CAF, THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS AND THE LINE TRADE. 2. CWO MARTEL JOINED THE CAF FAMILY IN 1984 WITH THE SHERBROOKE HUSSARS. HE ENJOYED IT SO MUCH THAT A...

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FortiVet Addresses the Cyber Skills Shortage in Canada

FortiVet Addresses the Cyber Skills Shortage in Canada

Dear C&E Family, This is an interesting article about helping CAF veterans transition into the cyber-security industry. External link: https://www.fortinet.com/blog/business-and-technology/fortivet-addresses-cyber-skills-shortage-canada.html

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RETIREMENT – CWO MICHEL BERGERON, CD – 00381 CWO

RETIREMENT – CWO MICHEL BERGERON, CD – 00381 CWO

1. CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER MICHEL BERGERON WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 13 MAR 2020 AFTER 35 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY. 2. CWO BERGERON ENROLLED AS A COMMUNICATOR RESEARCH (SIGINTer) IN MONTREAL, QUEBEC IN MAR 1985. DURING...

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RETIREMENT – CAPT KIMBERLY BRUSH, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – CAPT KIMBERLY BRUSH, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. CAPTAIN KIMBERLY BRUSH WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 11 FEBRUARY 2020 AFTER 23+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA. 2. ORIGINALLY FROM ORILLIA, ON, KIMBERLY ENROLLED AS AN RTOP IN MAY OF 1990 AT 700 COMM SQN BASE BORDEN. ON 17...

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RETIREMENT – MAJ PAUL GUY, CD – 00340 CELE

RETIREMENT – MAJ PAUL GUY, CD – 00340 CELE

1. MAJOR (MAJ) PAUL GUY WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 27 JANUARY 2020 AFTER 36 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CAF AND THE COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH. 2. MAJ GUY IS ORIGINALLY FROM EDMUNDSTON, NEW...

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RETIREMENT – LCDR YVES SASSEVILLE, CD – 00340 CELE

RETIREMENT – LCDR YVES SASSEVILLE, CD – 00340 CELE

1. LIEUTENANT COMMANDER YVES SASSEVILLE WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON THE 3 MAR 2020 AFTER 36 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY. 2. LCDR SASSEVILLE ENROLLED AS A NAVAL RADIO OPERATOR ON 08 MAR 1983 AT CFRC RIMOUSKI. DURING HIS...

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RETIREMENT – LCOL GUILLAUME CORRIVEAU, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – LCOL GUILLAUME CORRIVEAU, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. LIEUTENANT-COLONEL GUILLAUME CORRIVEAU WILL BE RELEASING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON FEBRUARY 10TH 2020 AFTER 22 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE. 2. LCOL CORRIVEAU JOINED THE CAF IN 1997 AND GRADUATED IN 2002 FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE OF...

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RETIREMENT – WO STEPHAN DAVID ZYBA, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – WO STEPHAN DAVID ZYBA, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. WARRANT OFFICER STEPHAN (STEVE) DAVID ZYBA, CD WILL BE RETIRING 04 FEBRUARY 2020 AFTER 20 YEARS OF SERVICE. 2. WO ZYBA JOINED THE CAF AS AN ATIS TECH ON 07 OCTOBER 1999. UPON COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING, POET AND TRADES TRAINING HE HAD AN ADVENTUROUS CAREER WITH...

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RETIREMENT – SGT VIRGINIE OLIVIER, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

RETIREMENT – SGT VIRGINIE OLIVIER, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

1. SERGEANT VIRGINIE OLIVIER IS BE RETIRING 6 JANUARY 2020 AFTER 30+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA. 2. SGT OLIVIER ENROLLED IN THE CAF IN MAY 1989. SHE HAS SERVED WITH LOYALTY AT CFS MASSET, CFB KINGSTON AND CFS LEITRIM. VIRGINIE ENJOYED AN OUTCAN...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL ANTHONY CHARLES OLIVER, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – MCPL ANTHONY CHARLES OLIVER, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. MCPL ANTHONY (TONY) OLIVER WILL BE RETIRING 22 APRIL 2020 AFTER 17 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH THE BRITISH MILITARY AND 10 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CAF. 2. MCPL OLIVER'S MILITARY CAREER STARTED WITH THE BRITISH MILITARY, THAT HE JOINED AS A BOY SOLDIER AT THE AGE OF 16 IN...

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RETIREMENT – CPL CRYSTAL MARIE ROBERTS – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – CPL CRYSTAL MARIE ROBERTS – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. CORPORAL CRYSTAL ROBERTS WILL BE RETIRING 08 JANUARY 2020 AFTER 10 YEARS OF SERVICE. 2. CPL ROBERTS JOINED THE CAF AS AN ATIS TECH ON 19 AUG 2009. UPON COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING, POET AND TRADES TRAINING SHE WAS POSTED BRIEFLY TO COLD LAKE TO COMPLETE HER QL4...

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RETIREMENT – MWO ERIC SAVARD, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

RETIREMENT – MWO ERIC SAVARD, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

1. MASTER WARRANT OFFICER ERIC SAVARD WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 15 FEBRUARY 2020 AFTER 32+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA. 2. ORIGINALLY FROM MISTASSINI, QC, ERIC ENROLLED AS A COMMUNICATOR RESEARCH OPERATOR ON 28 MAY 1987 AT...

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RETIREMENT – WO JEREMY JONES, CD – 00362-03 ACISS-CST

RETIREMENT – WO JEREMY JONES, CD – 00362-03 ACISS-CST

1. After 25 years of loyal and dedicated service, Warrant Officer Jeremy Jones will take his retirement from the Canadian Armed Forces, Communication and Electronics Branch and the ACISS-TECH Trade. 2. WO Jones joined the CAF in 1995 as an Infanteer with The Royal...

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RETIREMENT – SGT JOHAN HEINRICHS, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – SGT JOHAN HEINRICHS, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. FOLLOWING 14+ YEARS OF SERVICE, SGT HEINRICHS WILL VOLUNTARILY RELEASE FROM THE RCAF ON 22 JAN 2020. 2. SGT HEINRICHS JOINED THE RCAF IN APR 2005 COMPLETING BMQ AT CFLRS FOLLOWED BY POET AND ATIS QL3 TRAINING AT CFSCE. POSTED TO AETE AT 4 WG COLD LAKE IN SEP 2006...

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RETRAITE – SGT JOHAN HEINRICHS, CD – 00109 TEC SITA

RETRAITE – SGT JOHAN HEINRICHS, CD – 00109 TEC SITA

1. SGT HEINRICHS JOINED THE RCAF IN APR 2005 COMPLETING BMQ AT CFLRS FOLLOWED BY POET AND ATIS QL3 TRAINING AT CFSCE. POSTED TO AETE AT 4 WG COLD LAKE IN SEP 2006 HE WAS EMPLOYED AT THE PRIMROSE LAKE EVALUATION RANGE. IN JUL 2010 HE WAS POSTED TO 22 WG NORTH BAY WHERE...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL MARTIN ST-LOUIS, CD – 00362-02 ACISS LST

RETIREMENT – MCPL MARTIN ST-LOUIS, CD – 00362-02 ACISS LST

1. MCPL MARTIN ST-LOUIS WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 09 FEBRUARY 2020 WITH 18 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CAF, THE COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS. 2. MARTIN ENROLLED IN THE...

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“Commanding a Dream” – Article About Col. Eric Charron

“Commanding a Dream” – Article About Col. Eric Charron

Photo credit: Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press A recent feature article in the “Winnipeg Free Press” relates an interview with Colonel Eric Charron, Commander of CFB Winnipeg and 17 Wing.  The author presents a picture of a proud member of the RCAF and our...

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A 1941 Tragedy at Sea – A New Book Of Historical Interest

A 1941 Tragedy at Sea – A New Book Of Historical Interest

On 11 November 2019 (Remembrance Day), author and retired naval officer William Dziadyk published his historical non-fiction book “S.S. Nerissa, the Final Crossing: The Amazing True Story of the Loss of a Canadian Troopship in the North Atlantic”.  The embarked troops...

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CFJSR Members awarded Command and CDS Commendations

CFJSR Members awarded Command and CDS Commendations

Corporal J.R.D. Handley, 3 Squadron: Awarded the Commander CJOC Commendation Corporal Handley deployed to Qayyarah-West, Iraq from February to May 2019 as part of Canada’s contribution to the multinational effort to defeat Daesh. As the Acting Commander of the...

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TD Hosts Deserving Soldiers At NHL Game

TD Hosts Deserving Soldiers At NHL Game

Mr. Luc Naud, TD Insurance (Centre), is pictured at the recent game between Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.  Pte Laurie Savard (left) and Tpr Mitch Stathum (right) from 33 Signal Regiment in Ottawa are enjoying the game. TD...

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Colonel Alexander Tupper, CD, RCAF – Funeral Arrangements

Colonel Alexander Tupper, CD, RCAF – Funeral Arrangements

It with great sadness that we announce the loss of Colonel Alex Tupper, former Director of Aerospace Equipment Program Management (Radars & Communications Systems) and Acting Chief of Staff. Colonel Tupper passed away Tuesday afternoon (03 December 2019) with his...

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RETIREMENT – WO JANET L. LAMOTHE, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

RETIREMENT – WO JANET L. LAMOTHE, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

1. WARRANT OFFICER JANET LAMOTHE WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CAF ON 06 JAN 2020 AFTER 28 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE. 2. WO LAMOTHE MADE HER WAY TO WARRANT OFFICER RANK BY FIRST STARTING OUT AS A CADET WITH THE HASTINGS AND PRINCE EDWARD REGIMENT, THEN...

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RETIREMENT – WO ANDREW SIMMONDS, CD – 00362 ACISS

RETIREMENT – WO ANDREW SIMMONDS, CD – 00362 ACISS

1. WARRANT OFFICER ANDREW SIMMONDS, CD, RETIRING ON 29 NOV 19 AFTER 23 REWARDING YEARS OF SERVICE WITH THE CAF AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS. 2. ENROLLED BROCKVILLE RIFLES JAN 97. TRANSFERRED TO REG FORCE SEPT 99 AS RADIO OPERATOR. POSTED TO 1 HQ AND SIGS, 1...

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Operation JIMMY SANTA – Deployment Underway

Operation JIMMY SANTA – Deployment Underway

As we near the festive season, your Association has undertaken Op JIMMY SANTA, the distribution of Branch memorabilia and assorted amazing swag to brighten the lives of our Branch members deployed on operations around the world.  In a secret location in Eastern...

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RETIREMENT – LCOL CLAUDE LAREAU, CD – 00340 CELE (AIR)

RETIREMENT – LCOL CLAUDE LAREAU, CD – 00340 CELE (AIR)

1. Mr. Claude Lareau, Director General Enterprise Application Services (former) will be retiring from the Department of National Defence on 22 November 2019 after 43 years of loyal and dedicated service in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Federal Public...

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RETIREMENT – LCOL MARTIN PRUD’HOMME, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – LCOL MARTIN PRUD’HOMME, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. LIEUTENANT-COLONEL MARTIN PRUD’HOMME WILL RETIRE ON 6 JANUARY 2020 AFTER MORE THAN 28 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS. 2. LCOL PRUD’HOMME JOINED THE CAF IN JUNE 1991 AND AFTER...

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Save the Date: Mega Charity Christmas Concert

Save the Date: Mega Charity Christmas Concert

The C&E Garrison Military Band is joining force with the Frontenac Concert Band and the Saxobelles Quartet to present their Charity Christmas Concert. More than 75 musicians will be on stage at The Spire, 82 Sydenham Street, Kingston on Monday, December 9 at 19:30...

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Veteran’s Service Card

Veteran’s Service Card

Dear C&E Family, Below is information from VAC regarding the Veteran's Service Card.  For those interested please follow the directions included in the information below. The Veteran’s Service Card is now available upon request to all eligible former and releasing...

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Beaverbrook Vimy Prize – Vimy Foundation

Beaverbrook Vimy Prize – Vimy Foundation

Dear C&E Friends, Attached is a link to the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize sponsored by the Vimy Foundation.  The prize is to be awarded based on applications from 15-17 year old Canadians for a two week fully funded educational program in Belgium or France 8-20 August...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL RONALD “JAMES” POLLARD – 00362-01 ACISS

RETIREMENT – MCPL RONALD “JAMES” POLLARD – 00362-01 ACISS

1. MASTER CORPORAL RONALD "JAMES" POLLARD WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 31 JAN 2020, AFTER OVER 9 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE. 2. PTE POLLARD JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AS A MEMBER OF 721 COMMUNICATION REGIMENT ON 27 MAY 2010 AT THE...

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36 Sigs visits affiliated Cadet unit (2741 Army Cadet Corp)

36 Sigs visits affiliated Cadet unit (2741 Army Cadet Corp)

On the 6th of Nov OC 1 Sqn and the RSM, 36 Sig Regt visited our affiliated Cadet unit (2741 Army Cadet Corp) in Porters Lake. The evening consisted of us visiting the cadets as they went about their evening training. A parade at the end of the evening identified a...

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RETIREMENT – MWO RODNEY HUTCHINSON, CD – 00109-01 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – MWO RODNEY HUTCHINSON, CD – 00109-01 ATIS TECH

1. MASTER WARRANT OFFICER RODNEY HUTCHINSON WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 8 FEBRUARY 2020 AFTER 36+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE. 2. RODNEY ENROLLED IN 1983 AND SPENT 17 YEARS WITH THE ARMOURED CORPS WHERE HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A DRIVER, GUNNER,...

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