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RETIREMENT – MAJ DAN GUTOSKIE, CD

RETIREMENT – MAJ DAN GUTOSKIE, CD

1. AFTER MORE THAN 36 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE MAJOR DAN GUTOSKIE RETIRED FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 11 SEPTEMBER 2018. 2. MAJOR GUTOSKIE JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AS A RADAR TECHNICIAN IN MARCH OF 1982. UPON COMPLETION OF HIS TRADES TRAINING...

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Communications and Electronics Museum Benefit Concert – 27 Oct

Communications and Electronics Museum Benefit Concert – 27 Oct

Dear Member of the C&E Branch; We have been fortunate to have Mr. John Robertson name our Museum as the beneficiary for his Charity Concert at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St W, Kingston on 27 October 2018. The attached letter provides...

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WWII Italy Tour

WWII Italy Tour

Dear C&E Association Members, Below is information on a WWII historical tour of Italy.  This tour is not sponsored by the Association but we are providing the information in the event that it may be of interest to some of our members.  Should you be interested in...

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RETIREMENT – WO WINSTON HEWLIN, CD – 00362-02 ACISS LST

RETIREMENT – WO WINSTON HEWLIN, CD – 00362-02 ACISS LST

1. ON BEHALF OF THE DIRECTOR OF JOINT COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO ANNOUNCE THE RETIREMENT OF WO WINSTON HEWLIN, CD2 ON THE 20TH OF NOVEMBER 2018, AFTER 33 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN...

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New Veterans Service Card

New Veterans Service Card

Dear C&E Association Members, Below is information related to the recently announced new Veterans Service Card. This is the extent of the information we have but we will update new information as it becomes available. News Release - Veteran's Service Card_Final...

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RCCS Update

RCCS Update

Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to a RCCS update issued by Director RCCS - Col Mark Parsons and Corps CWO - CWO Michelle Harris. RCCS Update

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RETIREMENT – MCPL KAREN WARD, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

RETIREMENT – MCPL KAREN WARD, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

1. MASTER CORPORAL KAREN WARD (NEE RANKIN) WILL RETIRE FROM THE RESERVE FORCE 20 SEPTEMBER 2018 AFTER 31 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND TO CANADA. 2. MCPL WARD WAS BORN 20 SEPTEMBER 1958 IN CHATHAM, N.B. SHE ENROLLED IN THE...

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The Despatch – August 2018

The Despatch – August 2018

Dear C&E Association Members, Below is link to our August news update - The Despatch August 2018 The Despatch August 2018

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RETIREMENT – MAJ BEN OUELLET, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – MAJ BEN OUELLET, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. MAJ J.G.B. OUELLET WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 01 OCTOBER 2018 AFTER 31 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE. 2. BORN AND RAISED IN MONTREAL, QUEBEC, MAJOR BENOIT OUELLET JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 25TH MARCH 1987. HE SERVED IN...

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RETIREMENT – MWO ANDRÉ DÉNOMMÉE, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

RETIREMENT – MWO ANDRÉ DÉNOMMÉE, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

MWO ANDRÉ DÉNOMMÉE WILL RETIRE ON 05 SEPTEMBER 2018 AFTER 20 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS. ANDRÉ JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES IN 1998 AT THE AGE OF 20 AS A RADIO OPERATOR (211). AFTER COMPLETING BMQ IN...

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RETIREMENT – COL WALTER WOOD, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – COL WALTER WOOD, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. COLONEL WALTER WOOD WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 5 SEPTEMBER AFTER 35.8 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA. HE CURRENTLY SERVES AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL CYBERSPACE. 2. COL WOOD JOINED THE PRIMARY RESERVE ON 4 NOVEMBER 1982 AND...

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RETIREMENT – MAJ JEAN-MICHEL TETREAULT – 00340 CELE(AIR)

RETIREMENT – MAJ JEAN-MICHEL TETREAULT – 00340 CELE(AIR)

1. MAJOR JEAN-MICHEL TETREAULT WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN AMRMED FORCES, AS COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEER (AIR), ON THE 4 SEPTEMBER 2018 AFTER 12 YEARS OF SERVICE TO CANADA. 2. MAJ TÉTREAULT CAME FROM PRIVATE INDUSTRY, AS AN ENGINEER, PROJECT MANAGER AND...

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Cyber Symposium – 31 October 2018

Cyber Symposium – 31 October 2018

Communications and Electronics Association Cyber Symposium Cyber – Delivering Operational Effects Kingston Ontario – 31 October 2018 Time           Presentation          0715-0800          Registration 0800-0810          Welcome                              C&E...

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Return to Normandy: D-Day 75th Anniversary

Return to Normandy: D-Day 75th Anniversary

Fields of Fire Tours and Merit Travel Canada presents Return to Normandy: D-Day 75th Anniversary 31 May – 10 June 2019   • Participate in the dedication of the Gunner Memorial at Point 67 • Visit important Canadian battlefields in Normandy & Vimy • Pay...

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RETIREMENT – PO2 CALVIN GIBSON, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

RETIREMENT – PO2 CALVIN GIBSON, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

1. PO2 CALVIN GIBSON WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 18 SEPTEMBER 2018 AFTER 33 YEARS OF DEDICATED AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE. 2. ORIGINALY FROM BRANDON MANITOBA, CALVIN JOINED THE ARTILLERY RESERVE IN JANURARY 1985. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE REGULAR FORCES...

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RETIREMENT – MWO ANTHONY COBDEN, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

RETIREMENT – MWO ANTHONY COBDEN, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

1. MASTER WARRANT OFFICER (MWO) ANTHONY (TONY) COBDEN WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 14 SEP 18 AFTER 41 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CAF AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS. 2. TONY JOINED THE RESERVE UNIT THE...

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RETIREMENT – MWO J. SHANE DARRIGAN, CD – 00362-03 ACISS-CST

RETIREMENT – MWO J. SHANE DARRIGAN, CD – 00362-03 ACISS-CST

1. AFTER 27 PLUS YEARS OF SERVICE, MEMBER WILL RETIRE ON 7 AUGUST 2018 2. MWO DARRIGAN ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES IN 1991 FROM CORNER BROOK NL AS A TERMINAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN 222. AFTER TRADES TRAINING IN KINGSTON, HIS FIRST POSTING WAS AT 706...

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The Despatch – July 2018

The Despatch – July 2018

Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to the most recent July C&E Association Newsletter - The Despatch.  If you would like to receive the Newsletter directly please join our Association as a member.  It is easy - just go to the Membership...

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Graduating class of Communicator Research DP1

Graduating class of Communicator Research DP1

On 24 May 2018, 18 students graduated from their Communicator Research DP1 course at the Canadian Forces School of Communications and Electronics (CFSCE), Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Kingston. The Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Leitrim Station Commander and Unit...

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RETIREMENT – MAJ ALAIN DURAND, CD

RETIREMENT – MAJ ALAIN DURAND, CD

1. AFTER OVER 33 YEARS OF GOOD AND LOYAL SERVICES, MAJOR ALAIN DURAND RETIRED THE ROYAL CANADIAN TRANSMISSION BODY AND THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON JUNE 17, 2018. 2. MAJOR DURAND ENROLLED IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY ON MARCH 26, 1985 AS A MEMBER OF THE RANKS. AFTER TWO...

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The Vintage Signals Team in Berlin

The Vintage Signals Team in Berlin

Dear C&E Association Members.  Please find attached the report on Hamilton's Vintage Signals Team visit to Berlin. The Vintage Signals team was invited to tell the story of Canadian Military signals at the EF Education Global Leadership Summit in Berlin, Germany. ...

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RESERVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

RESERVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Chief of Staff for the Air Staff is looking to backfill a position in Ottawa: - Reservist; - Class-A (with surge availability); - Senior NCM (MWO preferred however open to all SNCMs); - with a hire date of ASAP (standard application and interview requirements of...

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RETIREMENT – WO DAVID WHITE, CD

RETIREMENT – WO DAVID WHITE, CD

1. ON THE 24TH OF AUGUST 2018, WARRANT OFFICER (WO) WHITE D.G. WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) AFTER 28 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DISTINCT SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CAF, ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY AND THE COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH. 2. DAVE JOINED THE...

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HILL 70 MEMORIAL PROJECT

HILL 70 MEMORIAL PROJECT

Dear Friends of Hill 70, Let me start by thanking all who read this in the dog days of summer for your support in helping achieve the aims of this charity. We have much news of progress on the Hill 70 Memorial Project, so I hope you have time to pour a lemonade and...

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RETIREMENT – LCOL PATRICK FALARDEAU, CD – 00340 CELE(AIR)

RETIREMENT – LCOL PATRICK FALARDEAU, CD – 00340 CELE(AIR)

LCOL FALARDEAU JOINED CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AS A CELE(AIR) OFFICER IN 1989. HE GRADUATED FROM RMC WITH A BACHELOR IN ENGINEERING IN 1994 AND OBTAINED A MASTER DEGREE IN APPLIED SCIENCE, COMPUTER AND ENGINEERING, AT RMC IN 2003. LCOL FALARDEAU WAS FIRST POSTED TO 4...

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RETIREMENT – MWO SYLVAIN THIBODEAU, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

RETIREMENT – MWO SYLVAIN THIBODEAU, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

1. AFTER MORE THAN 31 YEARS OF LOYAL AND GOOD SERVICES, MWO THIBODEAU WILL TAKE IS RETIREMENT FROM THE ROYAL CORP OF COMMUNIOCATION AND ELECTRONIC OF CANADA AND THE CANADIAN FORCES ON JUNE 27 2018. 2. MWO THIBODEAU ENROLED HIMSELF IN THE REGULAR FORCE AS RADIO...

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RETIREMENT – CPL JEROME GRENON, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

RETIREMENT – CPL JEROME GRENON, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

1. AFTER 17 YEARS OF DEDICATED AND LOYAL SERVICE, CPL GRENON WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 08 AUGUST 2018. 2. IN 2001, CPL GRENON JOINED THE 713 COMMUNICATION REGIMENT LOCATED IN BEAUPORT, QC AS A SIGNAL OPERATOR. AFTER COMPLETING 4 YEARS IN...

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Some More Branch/Corps Trivia

Some More Branch/Corps Trivia

Dear C&E Association Members, I thought I would provide a bit more Branch/Corps Trivia for your reading pleasure. Did you know... Three lakes in the District of Keewatin in the North West Territories have been named officially in recognition of the fact that The...

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RETIREMENT – CAPT JARROD STONE – 00340 CELE(AIR)

RETIREMENT – CAPT JARROD STONE – 00340 CELE(AIR)

1. Capt Stone will be retiring on the 11th of July 2018 after 6 years of service to the Canadian Armed Forces. 2. Capt Stone graduated from the University of Toronto with His Bachelor of Engineering. After graduating he joined the CAF. While with the CAF he was posted...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL JASON HOUGHTON, CD

RETIREMENT – MCPL JASON HOUGHTON, CD

1. AFTER MORE THAN 12 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE WITH THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES, MCPL JASON HOUGHTON WILL BE RETIRING ON 8 OCTOBER, 2018. 2. MCPL HOUGHTON ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AS AN LAND COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATIONS SYSTEMS (LCIS)...

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50th Anniversary – Loss of Paratroopers – Petawawa

50th Anniversary – Loss of Paratroopers – Petawawa

50 years ago in Petawawa during a routine parachute jump seven soldiers including four from the AB Troop of 2 Sigs perished when high winds pushed them into the Ottawa River.   Over the years there has been a ceremony to recognize this very sad event.  The driving...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL HENRI (FRED) MILLIARD, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – MCPL HENRI (FRED) MILLIARD, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. MCPL HENRI (FRED) MILLIARD WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON THE 25TH OF AUGUST 2018 AFTER 14 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA. 2. MCPL MILLIARD, ORIGINALLY FROM FREDERICTON, NB, ENROLLED AS AN OFFICER CADET ON THE 26TH OF AUGUST 2004...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL AARON B. ANDERSON, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

RETIREMENT – MCPL AARON B. ANDERSON, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

1. MASTER CORPORAL ANDERSON WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES HAVING SERVED 17 YEARS. A MEMBER OF THE COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH, HE PROUDLY WORE CANADIAN ARMY UNIFORM. HE ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AS COMM RSCH, IN FEB 2001, AT...

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Annual C&E Branch Home Station Charity Golf Tournament 2018

Annual C&E Branch Home Station Charity Golf Tournament 2018

It is with great pleasure that the C&E Branch announces its upcoming C&E Branch Home Station Charity Golf Tournament in support of our Military C&E Museum at CFB Kingston! We invite all members, non-members, friends, family and anyone from the public to...

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CAMP X OFFICIAL EXHIBIT OPENING

CAMP X OFFICIAL EXHIBIT OPENING

Lieutenant-Colonel JMF Robichaud, CD Commandant of the Canadian Forces School of Communications and Electronics and the Commanding Officer of the Military Communications & Electronics Museum Commandant de l’École d’électronique et des communications des Forces...

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CMCEN REGISTRATION

CMCEN REGISTRATION

When we first qualified to wear the hat badge of the C&E Branch and its predecessor organizations we became members of a special community. Our community is constantly growing and now includes over 7000 serving members and 50,000 retired members, and our key to...

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RCAF MARKS A NEW ERA IN RADAR SURVEILLANCE

RCAF MARKS A NEW ERA IN RADAR SURVEILLANCE

Military and civilian personnel celebrate the installation of the final radar related to the Area Surveillance Radar/Secondary Surveillance Radar (ASR/SSR) project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Photo: DND By Andrea Eid, Materiel Group Internal...

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76 COMMUNICATION REGIMENT WELCOMES HONORARY COLONEL JIM KYTE

76 COMMUNICATION REGIMENT WELCOMES HONORARY COLONEL JIM KYTE

From left to right: Chief Warrant Officer Paradis, Honorary Colonel Kyte and Lieutenant-Colonel Crosby. Photo: DND/CAF   76 Communication Regiment officially welcomed Gregory James (Jim) Kyte as its first ever Honorary Colonel on May 15. Although all...

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RETIREMENT – CWO KELLY J. PARENT, MMM, CD

RETIREMENT – CWO KELLY J. PARENT, MMM, CD

1. CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER PARENT ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN FORCES AS A RAD OP, IN MARCH 1989, AT CFRC BATHURST, NEW BRUNSWICK. UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF RECRUIT TRG AT THE CANADIAN FORCES RECRUIT SCHOOL CORNWALLIS, HE PROCEEDED FOR DRIVER WHEEL TRG AT CFB BORDEN. HE...

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RETIREMENT – CWO STEVEN F. BASE, CD

RETIREMENT – CWO STEVEN F. BASE, CD

1. AFTER MORE THAN 38 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE WITH THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES, CWO STEVEN BASE WILL RETIRE ON 05 SEP 18. 2. CWO BASE, BORN IN SCOTLAND, IMMIGRATED WITH FAMILY TO GUELPH, ONTARIO. HE ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN FORCES COMMUNICATION RESERVE...

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The Landing In Sicily Reunion – Pacino Day

The Landing In Sicily Reunion – Pacino Day

The Landing in Sicily reunion is being held on 10 July at the Belleville Armouries, the HQ of The Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment (Hast&PER). The Armories are located in downtown Belleville,ON at 187 Pinnacle St. A parade will be held on site followed by a...

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CFS Leitrim 15th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

CFS Leitrim 15th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The CFS Leitrim 15th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the Meadows Golf and Country Club on Thursday, 20 September 2018. This is an excellent opportunity for all to show their support for the Shepherds of Good Hope & Soldier On. Details: Registration...

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RETIREMENT – WO JOE ALTEEN, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

RETIREMENT – WO JOE ALTEEN, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

1. WARRANT OFFICER JOE ALTEEN WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CAF ON 20 JUN 18 WITH 14 ½ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CAF, AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS. 2. WO ALTEEN ENROLLED IN CORNER BROOK AS A SIG OP ON 5 SEP 2003. UPON COMPLETION OF HIS...

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June 6, 2018 – 74th Anniversary D-Day Landings

June 6, 2018 – 74th Anniversary D-Day Landings

On June 6, 1944, some 130,000 U.S., British and Canadian troops stormed an 80-kilometre stretch of beaches along the French channel coast to attack hundreds of Nazi troops in concrete fortified gun positions. 18,000 Canadian troops launched their contribution at Juno...

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