1. MAJOR (MAJ) PAUL GUY WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 27 JANUARY 2020 AFTER 36 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CAF AND THE COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH.

2. MAJ GUY IS ORIGINALLY FROM EDMUNDSTON, NEW BRUNSWICK, AND ENROLLED IN 1983 IN BATHURST, NEW BRUNSWICK UNDER THE REGULAR OFFICER TRAINING PLAN. AFTER COMPLETING BASIC OFFICER TRAINING IN CHILLIWACK, BC HE ATTENDED ON THE JOB TRAINING AT 711 COMMUNICATION SQUADRON IN VALCARTIER, AND COMPLETED HIS PHASE TRAINING AS A COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (CELE) AIR OFFICER IN 1985.

3. HIS FIRST POSTING WAS TO CANADIAN FORCES STATION LAC ST-DENIS WHERE HE SERVED AS TECHNICAL MAINTENANCE OFFICER (TMO) IN 1985. PROMOTED TO CAPTAIN IN 1986, HE WAS POSTED TO DIRECTOR GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS & ELECTRONICS DEVELOPMENT IN OTTAWA WITH DCOM SEC WITH THE CRYPTO MANAGEMENT SECTION FOLLOWED BY A POSTING IN 1989 TO THE CANADIAN FORCES DISTRIBUTING AUTHORITY (CFDA) IN KINGSTON WHERE HE SERVED AS OIC.

4. FROM 1993 TO 1996, CAPT GUY WAS POSTED TO THE CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS (CFSCE) WHERE HE SERVED AS G SQN OC.

5. IN 1996, HE WAS POSTED TO THE 5TH CANADIAN DIVISION SUPPORT GROUP SIGNAL SQUADRON IN GAGETOWN, NB, WHERE HE SERVED AS DEPUTY COMMANDING OFFICER (DCO).

6. MAJ GUY WAS PROMOTED TO HIS CURRENT IN 2001 AND POSTED TO DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE STAFF AS GROUP CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER IN OTTAWA.

7. FROM 2005-2008 HE WAS POSTED TO DIRECTOR GENERAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY AND STRATEGIC PLANNING (DGIMTSP) WHERE HE WORKED ON LEASED FACILITIES WHERE HE THEN MOVED TO DIRECTOR GENERAL AEROSPACE EQUIPMENT PROGRAM MANAGEMENT (DGAEPM). IN 2008 TO 2012, MAJ GUY WORKED ON CAPITAL PROJECT: TACTICAL CONTROL RADAR (TCR), NORTH WARNING SYSTEMS, AND PIN 3 (LADY FRANKLIN).

8. IN 2012, HE WAS POSTED TO DIRECTOR GENERAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY AND STRATEGIC PLANNING (DGIMTSP) WHERE HE DID STRATEGIC PLANNING AND CORPORATE REPORTING FOR THE DEPARTMENT.

9. IN 2017, MAJ GUY WOULD RECEIVED HIS FINAL AND PRESENT POSTING WITH THE VICE CHIEF OF DEFENSE STAFF, DIRECTOR GENERAL DEFENCE SECURITY (DGDS). PAUL IS MARRIED TO DIANA GUY AND HAS ONE WONDERFUL CHILD MATHIEU.

10. MAJ GUY WILL REMAIN IN THE NCR UPON HIS RETIREMENT AND WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE AS A CIVILIAN WITH DG CYBER AS THE PROJECT DIRECTOR IN SUPPORT OF THE CRYPTO PROGRAM.

11. A DEPART WITH DIGNITY LUNCHEON WILL BE HELD AT BLUE CACTUS BAR AND GRILL, 2 BYWARD MARKET SQ, OTTAWA ON ON THURSDAY, 23 JANUARY, 11:30 FOR 12:00. DONATIONS TOWARDS PAUL’S DWD ARE WELCOMED AND CAN BE SENT TO MR. SYLVAIN AUFFRET (E-TRANSFER TO SYLVAIN@CHEZSYLVAIN.COM, ATTN. MAJ GUY’S DWD).

12. ANY ANECDOTES, WISHES OR CONGRATULATORY EMAILS MAY BE SENT TO MR. SYLVAIN AUFFRET (SYLVAIN.AUFFRET@FORCES.GC.CA), 613-996-4287.