1. CAPTAIN MCGEE HAS 28+ YEARS OF SERVICE AND WILL BE RETIRING ON THE 14 AUGUST 2019.

2. CAPTAIN ANTHONE J. MCGEE STARTED HIS CAREER WITH THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 29 NOVEMBER 1990 AS A CLERK AND SPENT THE FIRST 16 YEARS OF HIS CAREER IN THE RANK AND FILE BEFORE TAKING HIS COMMISSION 30 MAY 2010. THE INITIAL YEARS OF HIS CAREER SAW HIM POSTED AS FAR WEST AS CALGARY WHERE HE SERVED AS A FIN CLK WITH CFB CALGARY HQ AND 1 PPCLI, AND AS FAR EAST AS KINGSTON WHERE HE WORKED WITH 1 WING HQ AND WITH THE FORMER 1 CDN DIV HQ AND SIGS. AT THAT TIME HE SAW HIS CALLING AS A LCIS TECH AND SWITCHED TRADES IN 2002. UPON COMPLETION OF HIS TRAINING HE WAS POSTED TO CFJSR AND WAS DEPLOYED IN 2005 IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ARCHER. WHILE IN THEATRE HE WAS OFFERED THE UTPNCM PROGRAM AND MATRICULATED INTO RMC IN 2006. UPON RETURN FROM THEATRE HE ATTENDED THE COLLEGE AND EARNED A DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. UPON GRADUATION IN 2011, HE WAS POSTED TO 21 EW REGIMENT AS A TROOP COMMANDER, IN 2014 TO CFJSR AS A SQUADRON 2IC AND IN 2017 TO CFSCE AS A TROOP COMMANDER. IN 2018 HE WAS POSTED TO CFB KINGSTON HQ AS THE G6 WHERE HE CURRENTLY RESIDES.

3. CAPTAIN MCGEE IS MARRIED TO JANINE DESAVIGNY-MCGEE AND HAS A DAUGHTER BRITTANY DESAVIGNY. UPON RETIREMENT HE PLANS ON WORKING IN THE LOCAL KINGSTON COMMUNITY AND WRITING HIS MEMOIRS.

4. THE RETIREMENT EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE 26 JULY 2019, 1130-1500. MEAL AND DRINK COSTS WILL BE BORNE BY ATTENDEES. EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT RAXX BAR AND GRILL, LOCATED AT 665 DEVELOPMENT DR. KINGSTON ONTARIO. FORWARD YOUR ATTENDANCE TO RETIREMENT FUNCTION COORDINATOR CAPTAIN PANO, M.G., EMAIL MOSES.PANO@FORCES.GC.CA NLT 5 JULY 2019.

5. IN KEEPING WITH THE MEMBERS WISHES, NO ANECDOTES WILL BE ACCEPTED.