1. CORPORAL IAN NORWOOD WILL RETIRE ON 28 MAY 2021 AFTER 17 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS.

2. IAN JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES IN APRIL 2004 AT CFRC CALGARY DET EDMONTON. AFTER COMPLETING BMQ IN SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU HE GRADUATED FROM SIG OP QL3 IN OCT 2005. LATER HE WAS
POSTED TO 1 CANADIAN MECHANIZED BRIGADE GROUP HEADQUARTERS AND SIGNALS SQUADRON, PARTICIPATING IN MULTIPLE ASSIGNMENTS AND TRAINING. IN 2010 IAN WAS POSTED TO MARLANT HQ, HALIFAX. IN 2014 HE ACCEPTED A POSTING TO CFB PETAWAWA AT 427 SPECIAL OPERATIONS AVIATION SQUADRON UNTIL HE WAS POSTED IN 2017 TO 3 CDSB EDMONTON, DET WAINWRIGHT. IN 2019 IAN WAS POSTED TO 1 CMBG HQ & SIGS IN THE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT CELL WHERE HE REMAINS UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT.

3. AFTER RETIREMENT FROM THE CAF, IAN PLANS TO STAY IN THE EDMONTON AREA CONCENTRATING ON HIS FAMILY AND NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.

4. IAN HAS DECIDED TO POSTPONE A DWD DUE TO ONGOING PROVINCIAL RESTRICTIONS. ANYONE WISHING TO SEND ANECDOTES OR FAREWELL WISHES PLEASE CONTACT MCPL MARC PLANTE BY EMAIL: MARC.PLANTE3@FORCES.GC.CA.

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