RETIREMENT – LCOL GREGG OUELLET, CD – 00341 SIGS

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1. LIEUTENANT COLONEL GREGG OUELLET WILL BE RELEASING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 1 AUGUST 2018 AFTER 27 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE.

2. FROM SICAMOUS, BC, GREGG JOINED THE CAF IN JUNE 1991 AS A SIGNALS OFFICER. GRADUATING FOUR YEARS LATER FROM RMC, KINGSTON, WITH AN ENGINEERING DEGREE HE WAS SUBSEQUENTLY POSTED TO OTTAWA WITHIN THE TITAN PROJECT AND DEALT WITH Y2K. EVENTUALLY HE WAS POSTED TO CFB EDMONTON, AB, FULLFILLING MULTIPLE STAFF AND COMMAND ROLES IN THE GARRISON AND THE BRIGADE. BACK TO OTTAWA IN 2007, GREGG EXPERIENCED THE WARFARE CENTRE, ARMY HQ OPS, AND THE BEST SIDE OF ADM(IM) – CYBER OPERATIONS.

3. A FEW CAREER HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE OP GRIZZLY, OP ATHENA, OP SAFARI AND MULTIPLE CYBER OPERATIONS THOUGH HE WILL MISS THE COMRADERY AND THE CAF ETHOS THE MOST. GREGG WILL FINISH OUT HIS REGULAR FORCE CAREER AS THE LEAD OF A CYBER OPERATIONS UNIT, A POSITION THAT CONTINUES TO IMPRESS UPON HIM THE ABILITY AND STRENGTH OF AN INTERDEPARTMENTAL TEAM.

4. TRINA, GREGG, NICHOLAS, JOSHUA, AND KONA (THE DOG) ARE MOVING TO ST ALBERT, AB, TO BE CLOSER TO FAMILY AND WHERE THEY PLAN TO ENJOY THE PARKS AND RECREATION OFFERED BY THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS. BE FOREWARNED HE PLANS TO REMAIN CONNECTED, AS A RESERVIST, WITH THE CYBER COMMUNITY.

5. GREGG HAS REQUESTED TO MARK HIS DEPARTURE WITH AN OLD FASHIONED BEER CALL AT THE ALL RANKS MESS, CFS LEITRIM, 1300 – 1600, FRIDAY 22 JUNE 2018. CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE, CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, WELL WISHES OR HUMOROUS ANECDOTES SHOULD BE SENT MAJ BENOIT ACHIM AT [email protected] NLT 8 JUNE 2018. ATTENDANTS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTRIBUTE $20 TOWARDS A DEPARTING GIFT.

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