RETIREMENT – LCOL CSABA PETER ANTAL, CD – 00341 SIGS

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  1. ON 15 APRIL 2022, LIEUTENANT-COLONEL CSABA PETER ANTAL, CD WILL RETIRE AFTER MORE THAN 31 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS.

2. AFTER COMPLETING HIS BACHELOR IN ENGINEERING PHYSICS AT CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, HE JOINED THE CAF, IN OTTAWA, IN SEPTEMBER 1990 AS A SIGNAL OFFICER.

3. LCOL ANTAL’S POSTINGS INCLUDE FORCE MOBILE COMMAND HQ, 1 CANADIAN DIVISION HQ AND SIGNALS REGIMENT, LORD STRATHCONA’S HORSE (ROYAL CANADIANS) REGIMENT, DIRECTOR LAND COMMAND SYSTEM PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED POWERS EUROPE, ASSISTANT DEPUTY MINISTER (INFORMATION MANAGEMENT), CANADIAN DEFENCE LIAISON STAFF WASHINGTON, ORGANISATION OF AMERICAN STATES AND INTER AMERICAN DEFENCE BOARD AND HIS LAST POSTING AT DEFENCE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT CANADA. HE HAS COMPLETED OVERSEAS TOURS IN GOLAN HEIGHTS, BOSNIA, THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC CONGO AND AFGHANISTAN.

4. LCOL ANTAL WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OF THOSE WITH WHOM HE HAS SERVED, ALL RANKS AND CIVILIANS, AND WHO HAVE SUPPORTED AND MENTORED HIM ALONG HIS JOURNEY. IN PARTICULAR, HE WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS IMMENSE GRATITUDE TO HIS VERY UNDERSTANDING WIFE SYLVIE AND HIS TWO CHILDREN FELICIA AND NICOLAS.

5. UPON RETIRING, LCOL ANTAL PLANS TO STAY IN OTTAWA AND SPEND QUALITY TIME WITH HIS GRANDCHILDREN AND CONTINUE TO ENJOY A VARIETY OF SPORTS WHILE TRAVELLING THE WORLD.

6. LCOL ANTAL IS PROUD AND HONOURED TO HAVE SERVE HIS COUNTRY AT HOME AND ABROAD.

7. COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS PENDING, WE HOPE TO GATHER AND CELEBRATE WITH A FORMAL DEPART WITH DIGNITY CEREMONY AT THE ARMY OFFICERS MESS IN OTTAWA IN LATE APRIL 2022. FORWARD ATTENDANCE, ANECDOTES AND/OR PHOTOS TO THE RETIREMENT FUNCTION COORDINATOR MAJOR JEAN-FRANÇOIS GUIMOND AT [email protected] OR (613) 981-8362.

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