1. LIEUTENANT COMMANDER YVES SASSEVILLE WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON THE 3 MAR 2020 AFTER 36 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY.

2. LCDR SASSEVILLE ENROLLED AS A NAVAL RADIO OPERATOR ON 08 MAR 1983 AT CFRC RIMOUSKI. DURING HIS CAREER HE SERVED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT CANADA AND ABROAD: HMCS GATINEAU, HMCS SASKATCHEWAN, HMCS PROVIDER, HMCS WINNIPEG, HMCS HURON, CFS ALDERGROVE, THE NAVAL FLEET SCHOOL (PACIFIC), CFB ESQUIMALT, DGIMO, CJOC, CFIOG HQ AND DIMEUS. HE WAS ALSO DEPLOYED IN SUPPORT OF TASK FORCE SOUTH WEST ASIA – OP APOLLO.

3. LCDR SASSEVILLE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO BEGINNING THE NEXT CHAPTER OF HIS LIFE AS A PUBLIC SERVANT WORKING FOR DIMEUS AS THE COS OPS.

4. A DEPART WITH DIGNITY FUNCTION WILL BE HELD IN SASS’ HONOUR AT THE ALL RANKS MESS AT CFS LEITRIM, FRIDAY 6 MARCH 2020 COMMENCING AT 1230HRS. COST WILL BE $25.00.

5. PLEASE RSVP AND FORWARD ANY CONGRATULATORY WISHES, STORIES OR ANECDOTES TO MAJ MICHAEL HUHTA (MICHAEL.HUHTA@FORCES.GC.CA) NLT 2 MARCH 2020.