1. AFTER 9 YEARS OF TOTAL SERVICE, CORPORAL RYAN SHARP IS RELEASING FROM THE RCAF ON 3 MAR 2020.

2. CPL SHARP JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) IN 2007 AS AN INFANTEER OUT OF VANCOUVER BC. AFTER COMPLETING BASIC TRAINING AT CFLRS IN SAINT-JEAN, QUEBEC, CPL SHARP CONTINUED HIS INFANTRY TRAINING AT CFB WAINWRIGHT AND CFB SHILO. UPON COMPLETION OF HIS INFANTRY TRAINING, CPL SHARP RECEIVED A POSTING TO 1ST BATTALION PRINCESS PATRICIA S CANADIAN LIGHT INFANTRY (1 PPCLI) IN CFB EDMONTON. IN 2009, CPL SHARP DEPLOYED WITH 1 PPCLI AS PART OF ROTO 8 TO AFGHANISTAN. UPON COMPLETION OF HIS TOUR, CPL SHARP RELEASED IN 2010. AFTER A 5 YEAR BREAK, CPL SHARP DECIDED HE WANTED TO TRY THE AIR FORCE LIFE STYLE AND RE-JOINED THE MILITARY AS AN ATIS TECHNICIAN. CPL SHARP’S DESIRE FOR AN AIR FORCE LIFE STYLE WAS NOT TO BE HAD, AS HIS ONLY POSTING AS AN ATIS TECHNICIAN WOULD BE TO CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS (CFSCE) AS PART OF THE DESKTOP SUPPORT TEAM IN SUPPORT SQUADRON.

3. UPON RETIREMENT, CPL SHARP PLANS TO SETTLE DOWN IN WHITE ROCK, BC. CPL SHARP WILL BE SPENDING HIS TIME SEEKING NEW ADVENTURES AROUND THE WORLD.

4. WELL-WISHES OR ANECDOTES CAN BE SENT TO MCPL BERRY AT MARK.BERRY@FORCES.GC.CA.