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Looking for missing C&E newsletters

Looking for missing C&E newsletters

Good day/Bonjour,   Since the beginning of the C&E Branch we have been writing our history through newsletters. In the last few months the C&E Branch secretariat in cooperation with the C&E museum have taken a complete inventory of the newsletter we...

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RETIREMENT – LCOL YVES TURCOTTE, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – LCOL YVES TURCOTTE, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. ON 3 APRIL 2018, LCOL YVES TURCOTTE WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AFTER CLOSE TO 33 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CAF AND THE COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH. 2. LCOL YVES TURCOTTE JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES IN JUNE OF...

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RETIREMENT – WO PETER HERBERT, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – WO PETER HERBERT, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. WO PETER HERBERT, CD WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 19 APRIL 2018 AFTER 20 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES. 2. BORN IN LIVERPOOL NOVA SCOTIA, WO HERBERT ENROLLED WITH THE WEST NOVA SCOTIA REGIMENT IN NOVA...

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RETIREMENT – VICKI KOHSE

RETIREMENT – VICKI KOHSE

1. VICKI KOHSE, FORMER DIRECTOR KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, WILL RETIRE ON 31 MARCH 2018, AFTER A 32 YEAR CAREER IN THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA. VICKI JOINED THE PUBLIC SERVICE IN 1986 LEAVING HER JOB WITH ESSO AS A CORPORATE SERVICES MANAGER IN CALGARY AND...

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RETIREMENT – CAPT ANTHONY THOMPSON – 00340 CELE(AIR)

RETIREMENT – CAPT ANTHONY THOMPSON – 00340 CELE(AIR)

1. AFTER 10 YEARS OF DEDICATED AND LOYAL SERVICE, CAPT ANTHONY THOMPSON WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 07 MAY 2018. 2. CAPT THOMPSON ENROLLED IN THE CAF AFTER GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL IN 2007 AS A COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING...

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Operation Husky Battlefield Tour – 02-12 November 2018

Operation Husky Battlefield Tour – 02-12 November 2018

Dear C&E Association Members, Our Association has been advised that the Gunners have organized another battlefield tour similar to what was done in 2017 when we celebrated the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge.   This 2018 tour will be to Sicily and Italy...

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RETIREMENT – PO1 CLASS PETER BOECHLER, CD

RETIREMENT – PO1 CLASS PETER BOECHLER, CD

1. IT IS WITH A PROFOUND SENSE OF GRATITUDE THAT PETTY OFFICER 1ST CLASS PETER BOECHLER ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY AFTER 31 YEARS. RATHER THAN RAMBLE ON IN DETAIL ABOUT THE PLACES HE HAS VISITED, THE SHIPS, STATIONS AND BASES HE HAS BEEN...

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RETIREMENT – STEPHEN J. WEST

RETIREMENT – STEPHEN J. WEST

1. AFTER ALMOST 35 YEARS OF DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT AS A PUBLIC SERVANT, STEPHEN J. WEST WILL BE RETIRING ON 17 APRIL 2018. 2. STEPHEN JOINED DND IN MARCH 1985, AFTER SOME SHORT EPISODES WORKING FOR THE GOVERNMENT AS A STUDENT STARTING IN 1976. MOST OF HIS TIME AT...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL GRAHAM GUNTER, CD

RETIREMENT – MCPL GRAHAM GUNTER, CD

1. AFTER 12 PLUS YEARS OF SERVICE MCPL GUNTER WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CAF ON THE 6TH APRIL 2018. 2. MCPL GUNTER JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON THE 3 NOVEMBER 2005 AND COMPLETED BASIC TRAINING AT CFLRS IN SAINT-JEAN QC. AFTER COMPLETING HIS TRADES TRAINING AT...

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The Despatch – March 2018

The Despatch – March 2018

Dear C&E Members, Below is a link to The Despatch – March 2018. As mentioned in the newsbrief any comments and constructive feedback are always welcome. The Despatch-March 2018

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RETIREMENT – MWO MARC LARRIVEE, CD

RETIREMENT – MWO MARC LARRIVEE, CD

1. MWO MARC LARRIVEE WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 03 APRIL 2018, AFTER 30 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES, THE COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH, AND MOST RECENTLY THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS....

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RETIREMENT – MCPL MICHAEL MYLES, CD

RETIREMENT – MCPL MICHAEL MYLES, CD

1. MCPL MIKE MYLES WILL RETIRE ON 26 MAR 2018 AFTER SERVING OVER 35 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO QUEEN AND COUNTRY. 2. MIKE JOINED THE ROYAL CANADIAN HUSSARS IN FEB 83 AS AN ARMOURED CREWMAN. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE AIR RES IN APR 86 AS AN ADMIN CLK, AND...

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ADGA Job Opportunity

ADGA Job Opportunity

Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to a job opportunity offered by ADGA Consulting Group.  The information may be of interested to some of our members. ADGA Job Opportunity

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Calling former members of the CAF or those planning to release

Calling former members of the CAF or those planning to release

The Canadian Forces School of Military Intelligence (CFSMI), in cooperation with Calian Group Ltd., is seeking former members of the Canadian Armed Forces. Starting in April 2018, CFSMI will be hiring to fill a number of contractor positions within the school, to...

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RETIREMENT – SGT ROBERT (BOB) SPINNEY, CD

RETIREMENT – SGT ROBERT (BOB) SPINNEY, CD

1. AFTER 48 PLUS YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) AND DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE (DND) BOB WILL BE RETIRING ON 3 APRIL 2018. BOB JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 20 FEB 1970 AS A COMMUNICATOR RESEARCH 291 OPERATOR SERVING AT CFS GLOUCESTER;...

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Veterans Ombudsman Commendation

Veterans Ombudsman Commendation

Dear C&E Association, Below is information related to the 2018 Veterans Ombudsman Commendation. Dear Stakeholders, The Veterans Ombudsman Commendation was created in 2010 to recognize the outstanding contributions of countless individuals and groups across Canada...

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Phoenix Pay System Explained

Phoenix Pay System Explained

Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to a Macleans video that summarizes the challenges created by the Phoenix pay system. http://www.macleans.ca/news/the-phoenix-pay-system-disaster-explained/

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RETIREMENT – CWO PASCAL DUPUIS, CD – 00362 ACISS

RETIREMENT – CWO PASCAL DUPUIS, CD – 00362 ACISS

1. CWO DUPUIS WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 1 MARCH 2018 AFTER 31 PLUS YEARS OF DEDICATED AND LOYAL SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND THE COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH. 2. CWO DUPUIS IS ORIGINALLY FROM SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU. HE...

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RETIREMENT – WO ROBERT CHÉNARD, CD

RETIREMENT – WO ROBERT CHÉNARD, CD

1. APRÈS PLUS DE 32 ANNÉES DE BONS ET LOYAUX SERVICES, L’ADJ JLR ROBERT (BOB) CHÉNARD PRENDRA SA RETRAITE DU CORPS DES TRANSMISSIONS ROYAL DU CANADA ET DES FORCES ARMÉES CANADIENNES LE LUNDI 19 FÉVRIER 2018. 2. L’ADJ CHÉNARD S’EST ENRÔLÉ DANS LES FC EN 1985 COMME...

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RETIREMENT – WO ROBERT CHÉNARD, CD

RETIREMENT – WO ROBERT CHÉNARD, CD

1. APRÈS PLUS DE 32 ANNÉES DE BONS ET LOYAUX SERVICES, L’ADJ JLR ROBERT (BOB) CHÉNARD PRENDRA SA RETRAITE DU CORPS DES TRANSMISSIONS ROYAL DU CANADA ET DES FORCES ARMÉES CANADIENNES LE LUNDI 19 FÉVRIER 2018. 2. L’ADJ CHÉNARD S’EST ENRÔLÉ DANS LES FC EN 1985 COMME...

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February Newsbrief – The Despatch

February Newsbrief – The Despatch

Dear C&E Association Members, Below is a link to the latest C&E Association Newsbrief that I have retitled The Despatch.  This communication was sent out to our registered members who now sit at 1396.  I would ask that anyone who has not already registered as...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL REMI OUELLETTE, CD – 00362-04 ACISS-IST

RETIREMENT – MCPL REMI OUELLETTE, CD – 00362-04 ACISS-IST

1. MCPL REMI OULLETTE WILL RETIRE ON 26 FEB 2018 AFTER 13 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS. 2. REMI JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES IN 2004 AT THE AGE OF 21 AS A SIGNAL OPERATOR. AFTER COMPLETING BMQ IN...

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RETIREMENT – SGT CARDINAL, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – SGT CARDINAL, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. SGT CARDINAL WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CAF 5 MARCH 2018 AFTER 18+ YEARS OF DEDICATED AND LOYAL SERVICE TO THE CAF. 2. SGT CARDINAL SERVED IN THE CAF FROM 29 AUG 1985 TO 29 AUG 1988. SHE RE-ENROLLED 7 MAR 2002. AFTER COMPLETING HER TRADES TRAINING AT CFSCE (CANADIAN...

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RETIREMENT – SGT SEBASTIEN PELLETIER, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

RETIREMENT – SGT SEBASTIEN PELLETIER, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

1. APRÈS PLUS DE 30 ANNÉES DE BONS ET LOYAUX SERVICES, LE SGT SEBASTIEN PELLETIER PRENDRA SA RETRAITE DU CORPS DES TRANSMISSIONS ROYAL DU CANADA ET DES FORCES ARMÉES CANADIENNES LE 6 MAI 2018. 2. LE SGT PELLETIER S’EST ENRÔLÉ DANS LA RÉSERVE POUR LES FUSILLIER DE...

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RETIREMENT – WO JONATHAN COUTURE, CD

RETIREMENT – WO JONATHAN COUTURE, CD

1. WO JONATHAN COUTURE WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 13 FEBRUARY 2018 AFTER 16 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES. 2. BORN IN LEVIS, QUEBEC WO COUTURE ENROLLED IN THE CAF AT CFRC QUEBEC, QUEBEC ON 28 SEPTEMBER...

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RETIREMENT – CAPT DANIEL BOUCHER, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – CAPT DANIEL BOUCHER, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. AFTER MORE THAN 28 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND THE COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONIC BRANCH, CAPTAIN DANIEL BOUCHER WILL RETIRE ON MARCH 1ST, 2018. 2. BORN IN THE SMALL COASTAL QUEBEC VILLAGE OF BERGERONNES, DANIEL...

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RETIREMENT – WO THOMAS DILLON, CD – 00362-02 ACISS-LST

RETIREMENT – WO THOMAS DILLON, CD – 00362-02 ACISS-LST

1. 30 PLUS YEARS, RELEASING 28 FEB 2018 2. WO DILLON JOINED THE ROYAL NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT IN FEB 1987. IN 1992 HE TOOK A COMPONENT TRANSFER TO THE REGULAR FORCE. IN 1999 HE JOINED THE LINE TRADE. DURING HIS TIME HE WAS POSTED TO 706 COMM SQN BORDEN, 765 COMM SQN...

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RETIREMENT – WO PATRICK MCGREGOR, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

RETIREMENT – WO PATRICK MCGREGOR, CD – 00362-01 ACISS

1. THE COMMANDING OFFICER AND ALL RANKS OF 77 LINE REGIMENT WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO ANNOUNCE THE RETIREMENT OF WO PATRICK MCGREGOR ON 23 FEB 18, AFTER 20 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND, MOST NOTABLY, THE...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL RANDY MITCHELL, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – MCPL RANDY MITCHELL, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. ON 25 FEB 2018 AFTER 15 YEARS OF DEDICATED AND LOYAL SERVICE, MCPL RANDY MITCHELL WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES. 2. RANDY ENROLLED IN JANUARY 2002 AT CFRC HAMILTON. HE COMPLETED HIS POET AND ATIS TECH TRAINING IN FEB 2004 AND WAS POSTED TO CFB...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL TRAVIS ROYLE – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – MCPL TRAVIS ROYLE – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. MCPL TRAVIS ROYLE RETIRED FROM THE CAF ON 02 FEB 2017 AFTER 12 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE RCAF C&E BRANCH AND THE ATIS TRADE. HE JOINED THE CAF ON 01 APR 2005 AS AN ATIS TECH. 2. AFTER COMPLETING BASIC TRAINING IN ST-JEAN, QC AND THEN ATIS TECH...

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RETIREMENT – CPL GILBERT LYNCH – 00120 COMM RSCH

RETIREMENT – CPL GILBERT LYNCH – 00120 COMM RSCH

1. CPL GILBERT LYNCH WILL RELEASE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 31 JAN 2018, AFTER 6 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA 2. GILBERT JOINED IN SHERBROOKE QC ON 06 OCT 2011 AS A COMMUNICATOR RESEARCH OPERATOR. UPON THE COMPLETION OF HIS QL3 AT CFCSE 19...

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RETIREMENT – SGT JASON BÉLANGER, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – SGT JASON BÉLANGER, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. SGT BÉLANGER WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CAF 22 FEB 18 AFTER 21 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CAF AND TO THE C&E BRANCH. 2. SGT BÉLANGER ENROLLED AS A RESERVIST IN THE CAF IN JULY 1997. HE SWITCHED TO THE REG FORCE IN JANUARY 1998 AS AN ARMY BISON...

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RETIREMENT – MAJ JANUS CIHLAR, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – MAJ JANUS CIHLAR, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. ON 5 FEB 18, MAJ JANUS CIHLAR, CD WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AFTER 18+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE RCCS AND CANADA 2. BORN IN OTTAWA ON, JANUS JOINED THE CAF IN 1999. AFTER GRADUATING FROM RMC IN 2003 AND CFSCE IN 2004, HE SPENT THE...

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RETIREMENT – LORNA PALMER

RETIREMENT – LORNA PALMER

1. AFTER 16 YEARS OF DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT AS A PUBLIC SERVANT, LORNA PALMER WILL BE RETIRING ON FEBRUARY 20 2018. 2. LORNA JOINED THE PUBLIC SERVICE IN DECEMBER 2001 FROM A CAREER AS AN ENGINEER AND PROJECT MANAGER IN PRIVATE ENTERPRISE. AFTER 2 MONTHS WITH...

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RETIREMENT – MCPL JOANISSE – 00109 ATIS TECH

RETIREMENT – MCPL JOANISSE – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. MCPL JOANISSE WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CAF 11 FEBRUARY 2018 AFTER 10 YEARS OF DEDICATED AND LOYAL SERVICE TO THE CAF AND TO THE C&E BRANCH. 2. MCPL JOANISSE ENROLLED IN THE CAF ON 02 OCTOBER 2008. HE COMPLETED HIS BASIC TRAINING AT CFLRS ST-JEAN QUEBEC. IN HIS...

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RETIREMENT – MAJOR MEGAN RAKOCZY, CD – 00341 SIGS

RETIREMENT – MAJOR MEGAN RAKOCZY, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. MAJOR MEGAN RAKOCZY RETIRED FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 14 DECEMBER 2017 AFTER 23 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CAF AND THE COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH. 2. MAJOR RAKOCZY JOINED THE CAF ON 24 JUNE 1995 AND GRADUATED FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE OF...

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RETIREMENT – MR. WAYNE LEE, CD

RETIREMENT – MR. WAYNE LEE, CD

1. AFTER 40+ YEARS OF DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT AS A MEMBER OF THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND AS A PUBLIC SERVANT, WAYNE YEE WILL BE RETIRING ON JANUARY 12, 2018. 2. WAYNE JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES IN AUGUST 1976, FROM CARLYLE, SASKATCHEWAN AND ATTENDED THE...

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RETIREMENT – CPO2 LOONIE BRYAN, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

RETIREMENT – CPO2 LOONIE BRYAN, CD – 00120 COMM RSCH

1. AFTER 28 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY, CPO2 LOONIE BRYAN WILL OFFICIALLY TRIP ALL BREAKERS FOR THE LAST TIME ON 23 JANUARY 2018. 2. LOONIE JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES IN CORNER BROOK, NL ON 18 MAY 1989 AS...

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RETIREMENT – MR. BRYAN GALLIMORE

RETIREMENT – MR. BRYAN GALLIMORE

1. AFTER 32 YEARS OF DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT TOWARDS IMPROVING INFORMATION MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE, BRYAN GALLIMORE WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICE. 2. GALLIMORE JOINED THE PUBLIC SERVICE IN 1985, STARTING AS AN INTERNAL...

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RETIREMENT – PO1 LEE BANK, CD

RETIREMENT – PO1 LEE BANK, CD

1. PO1 LEE BANK WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 20TH DECEMBER 2017, AFTER 29 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES, THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY, AND MOST RECENTLY THE DIRECTORATE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SECURITY. 2. LEE...

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