1. CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER MARTIN DUFOUR WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 06 APRIL 2020 AFTER 27+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY.

2. CWO DUFOUR ENROLLED AS A COMMUNICATOR RESEARCH IN CHICOUTIMI, QUEBEC IN SEPTEMBER 1992. DURING HIS CAREER HE SERVED AT CFS LEITRIM (X3), CANADIAN FORCES ELETRONIC WARFARE CENTRE (X2) CFB ESQUIMALT AT THE SIGINT SUPPORT ELEMENT DETACHEMENT (SSE ATHENA), CANADIAN FORCES LEADERSHIP RECRUIT SCHOOL, CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS, 76 COMMUNICATION REGIMENT.

3. IN ADDITION, CWO DUFOUR HAS COMPLETED OPERATIONAL TOURS AT CANADIAN FORCES STATION ALERT, OP APOLLO AS AN ELINT OPERATOR, OP REASSURANCE ONBOARD HMCS TORONTO AS CDSE TEAM LEAD AND OP IMPACT IN KUWAIT AS CDSE TEAM LEAD AS WELL.

4. MARTIN IS LOOKING FORWARD TO STARTING A NEXT CHAPTER AS A PUBLIC SERVANT WORKING FOR DND.

5. AT HIS REQUEST, THERE WILL BE AN INFORMAL GOLF / DWD FUNCTION (HYLANDS GOLF COURSE AND ALL RANKS MESS AT CFS LEITRIM) ON 17 JULY 2020. FURTHER DETAILS WILL FOLLOW.

6. PLEASE RSVP AND FORWARD ANY CONGRATULATORY WISHES, STORIES OR ANECDOTES TO MR. LUC BOUCHARD AT CFEWC (LUC.BOUCHARD4@FORCES.GC.CA) NLT 29 MAY 2020.