RETIREMENT – MASTER WARRANT OFFICER NANCY ORICHEFQUI, CD – 00394, IS TECH

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1. AFTER MORE THAN 28 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CROWN AND CANADA, MASTER WARRANT OFFICER NANCY ORICHEFQUI WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON JANUARY 17, 2024.

2.MASTER WARRANT OFFICER ORICHEFQUI ENROLLED IN THE REGULAR FORCE IN SHERBROOKE ON JUNE 26, 1986. AFTER HER RECRUIT COURSE, SHE WENT TO LANGUAGE SCHOOL AND THEN SHE DID HER POET COURSE AT THE TECHNICAL SCHOOL IN ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU. IN THE SUMMER OF 1987, SHE WAS SENT TO THE SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS IN KINGSTON TO TRAIN AS A RADIO TECHNICIAN. IN JANUARY 1988, SHE WAS POSTED TO 711 COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON (NOW 2 CDSG) IN VALCARTIER. SHE WAS PROMOTED TO CPL IN 1990 AND REMAINED IN THIS POSITION UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1992, WHEN SHE RETIRED FROM ACTIVE DUTY.

3.IN FEBRUARY 2002, SHE CAMED BACK IN THE FORCES AS LCIS TECHNICIAN AT 5 BON SG IN VALCARTIER. SHE LEFT VALCARTIER IN 2004 FOR IT SVC IN ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU. SHE WAS PROMOTED TO MCPL IN 2006 AND TO SGT IN APRIL 2009. DURING THIS PERIOD, SHE DEPLOYED TO AFGHANISTAN WITH ROTO 06/09 FOR A 10 MONTH TOUR. IN 2012, SHE WAS PROMOTED TO WARRANT OFFICER AND POSTED TO HQ&SIGS IN VALCARTIER.
4.DURING HER TIME AT HQ&SIGS, SHE HELD SEVERAL POSITIONS AS ASSISTANT FOREMAN OF SIG, C TROOP WARRANT OFFICER AND THEN PROJECT MANAGER. SHE WAS POSTED TO CFLRS IN 2015 AS THE PLATOON COMMANDER. THEN IN 2016, SHE LEFT THE RECRUIT SCHOOL FOR 2 LINE SQUADRON IN ST-JEAN-SUR- RICHELIEU AND ACTED AS WARRANT OFFICER OPS.

5.AFTER ONLY ONE YEAR IN THIS POSITION, SHE WAS PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF MASTER WARRANT OFFICER AND POSTED TO THE CFJSR IN KINGSTON IN JULY 2017 AS FORMAN OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS. A POSITION SHE HELD FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS.

6.IN 2019, SHE WAS POSTED TO 2 CDN DIV JTF(E) HQ IN MONTREAL AS FORMAN OF SIGNAL AND FORMAN OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS. SHE REMAINED IN THAT POSITION UNTIL HER RETIREMENT FROM THE CAF.

7.MWO ORICHEFQUI WILL RETIRE TO THE SHORES OF CHAMPLAIN LAKE IN VENISE-EN-QUÉBEC. SHE WILL REMAIN ACTIVE BY WORKING FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE, MORE SPECIFICALLY WITHIN 2CDGS ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU.

8A FAREWELL DINNER IS PLANNED FOR FRIDAY JANUARY 19, 2024 @ 12 PM AT LE DORCHESTER RESTAURANT (LOCATED AT 232 RUE RICHELIEU, ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU). PLEASE SEND STORIES, MESSAGES AND PHOTOS TO MWO MATHIEU ATIKESSÉ BY EMAIL: [email protected].

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