1. MAJOR DANY ARCHAMBAULT WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 1 AUGUST 2021, AFTER 31+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE.

2. DANY ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 22 FEBRUARY 1990 AT CANADIAN FORCES RECRUITING CENTRE ROUYN NORANDA, QC, AS A COMMUNICATOR RESEARCH OPERATOR. DURING HIS CAREER, HE WAS POSTED TO CFS LEITRIM (X3), 2 ELECTRONIC WARFARE SQUADRON – 1ST CANADIAN DIVISION HEADQUARTERS AND SIGNAL REGIMENT, CANADIAN FORCES LEADERSHIP AND RECRUITS SCHOOL, CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS, CANADIAN FORCES INTELLIGENCE COMMAND HEADQUARTERS, CANADIAN FORCES INFORMATION AND OPERATIONS GROUP HEADQUARTERS, AND 2 CANADIAN DIVISION HEADQUARTERS WHERE HE IS CURRENTLY EMPLOYED AS G6 PLANS.

3. DANY COMPLETED TWO TOURS TO CFS ALERT AND TWO TOURS TO AFGHANISTAN. HE REACHED THE RANK OF MASTER WARRANT OFFICER BEFORE BEING RECOMMENDED FOR THE COMMISSIONING FROM THE RANKS PLAN AS A SIGNAL OFFICER IN 2014. HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN PROUD AND FELT PRIVILEGED TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES. HE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES AND THOSE WHO ARE STILL SUFFERING. DANY HAS ENJOYED EVERY MOMENT OF HIS MILITARY CAREER AND IS ESPECIALLY GRATEFUL FOR HAVING BEEN GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ENGLISH AND MEETING SO MANY GREAT PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER CANADA AND ABROAD.

4. DANY AND MARIE-JOSEE WILL RELOCATE TO THE GATINEAU AREA WHERE THEY WILL ADOPT 5-YEAR-OLD DOMINIQUE, CONTINUE TO PROVIDE FOSTER CARE FOR 3-YEAR-OLD ALICIA WHILE SUPPORTING THEIR DAUGHTER DAPHNE THROUGHOUT HER UNIVERSITY STUDIES. BETWEEN QUALITY TIME WITH HIS FAMILY AND ENJOYING THEIR FOUR-SEASON COTTAGE, DANY WILL EXPLORE SECOND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION.

5. DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC, THERE WILL BE NO DEPART WITH DIGNITY FUNCTION, BUT DANY AND MARIE-JOSEE WILL HOST FAMILY AND FRIENDS AT A LATER DATE.

6. BEST WISHES, ANECDOTES AND CONGRATULATIONS MESSAGES CAN BE PASSED DIRECTLY TO MAJOR DANIEL DUBOIS AT [email protected].

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