1. LEADING SEAMAN MICHEL DURAND WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN FORCES ON 05 NOVEMBER 2019 AFTER 14 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE.

2. MICHEL ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN FORCES ON 12 JANUARY 2005 IN CHICOUTIMI, QC. HE HAS SERVED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS DURING HIS CAREER: CFB ST-JEAN, CFB BORDEN, CFB KINGSTON (CFSCE / 21 EW, CFS LEITRIM (CFNOC). MICHEL HAS ALSO COMPLETED ONE TOUR IN CFS ALERT DURING HIS CAREER.

3. MICHEL WILL BE RETIRING IN THE NCR AREA. HE WILL COMMENCE A NEW CAREER WITH DND AS HE HAS SECURED EMPLOYMENT WITHIN THE PUBLIC SERVICE IN OTTAWA.

4. MICHEL WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THOSE HE SERVED WITH DURING HIS CAREER AND THE FRIENDSHIPS MADE ALONG THE WAY HIGHLIGHT HIS TIME IN UNIFORM.

5. A FUNCTION TO HONOUR MICHEL’S CAREER AND CELEBRATE HIS RETIREMENT WILL BE HELD AT THE LONE STAR TEXAS GRILL, 2880 GIBFORD DR, GLOUCESTER, ON FRIDAY 01 NOVEMBER 2019 BEGINNING AT 1130 HRS. THOSE WISHING TO ATTEND ARE REQUESTED TO CONTACT GUY LOISELLE PRIOR TO 25 OCT 2019.

6. BEST WISHES, ANECDOTES, AMUSING OR EMBARRASSING STORIES AND ESPECIALLY PICTURES MAY BE PASSED TO GUY LOISELLE AT GUY.LOISELLE@FORCES.GC.CA.