RETIREMENT – CAPTAIN WILLIAM (BILL) KELLAR, CD, 00341 SIGS

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  1. CAPTAIN BILL KELLAR WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON THE 18 DECEMBER 2022 AFTER 38+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DISTINCT SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CAF AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS (RCCS).
  2. BILL JOINED AS A YTEP SUPPLY TECH IN OCTOBER 1984. AFTER COMPLETING BASIC TRAINING AND QL3 SUPPLY TECH TRG, HE WAS TRANSFERED TO THE REGULAR FORCE IN A NEW OCUPATION. IN APRIL 1985, HE HEADED OFF TO KINGSTON TO COMPLETE HIS POET AND TQ3 TRAINING AS A TELETYPE AND CYPHER TECHNICIAN (TEL TECH). AS THE TRADES EVOLVED, HE BECAME A LAND COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (LCIS TECH) FOLLOWED BY AN ARMY COMMUNICATION INFORMATION SYSTEM SPECIALIST (ACISS). IN 2016, BILL COMMISSIONED FROM THE RANKS AS A SIGNALS OFFICER.
  3. BILL HAS COMPLETED POSTINGS TO 1 CDHSR, CFSCE, 79 COMM REGT, 2 CER, 2 GS BN MAINTENANCE COY, DIMEUS, DJSCS AND DLR. IN ADDITION, BILL HAS COMPLETED OPERATIONAL DEPLOYMENTS TO THE GULF WAR (1990-91), BOSNIA (2000-01), KABUL AND KANDAHAR (2005-06).
  4. BILL HAS ACCEPTED A POSITION WITHIN THE PUBLIC SERVICE WHERE HE PLANS TO WORK UNTIL IT IS TIME TO COMPLETELY RETIRE.AN INFORMAL DEPART WITH DIGNITY WILL BE HELD IN THE NEW YEAR. BEST WISHES, ANECDOTES AND CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES CAN BE EMAILED TO
    MASTER WARRANT OFFICER HERVE AUPY AT [email protected].
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Rod Sturge
21 days ago

Willy,

Glad to have met you those many years ago, 2 CER was fun. It was great working with you. All the best in the future!!!

Paul Rutherford
27 days ago

Thanks so very much for your outstanding service to Canada and the CAF Bill. Simply impressive.