RETIREMENT – MASTER CORPORAL KRISTOPHER KORZAN, CD – 00385 SIG TECH

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1. MASTER CORPORAL KRISTOPHER KORZAN IS RETIRING ON 31 MARCH 2022, AFTER 12 ½ YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) AND THE COMMUNICATIONS & ELECTRONICS BRANCH (C&E).

2. MCPL KORZAN ENROLLED IN THE CAF AS A LAND COMMUNICATION INFORMATION SYSTEM TECHNICIAN (LCIS TECH) IN OCTOBER 2009, AND AFTER COMPLETING ALL RELEVANT TRAINING WAS POSTED TO 764 COMMUNICATION SQUADRON IN OTTAWA. AFTER SPENDING THREE YEARS WORKING ON THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE’S (DND) VARIOUS NETWORKS AS AN ADMINISTRATOR AND A TOUR ON OP IMPACT FOR WHICH HE WAS GRANTED THE GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL EXPEDITION, MCPL KORZAN WAS PRIVILEGED TO BE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRAVEL THE WORLD FOR A YEAR AS THE MINISTER OF NATIONAL DEFENCE’S (MND) SIGNALLER.

3. UPON COMPLETING YEAR-LONG FRENCH TRAINING, MCPL KORZAN WAS POSTED TO 2 CANADIAN MECHANIZED BRIGADE GROUP HEADQUARTERS AND SIGNAL SQUADRON (2 SIGS) IN PETAWAWA, FOLLOWED QUICKLY WITH A POSTING WITHIN THE BRIGADE TO THE ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS (RCD) WHERE HE HAS SPENT THE LAST 3 YEARS IN THE SIGNAL TECHNICIAN SHOP. MCPL KORZAN REACHED THE LOFTY HEIGHTS AS AN ACTING SERGEANT WHILE SO EMPLOYED DURING OP REASSURANCE IN LATVIA, FOR WHICH HE WAS PRESENTED THE NATO SPECIAL SERVICE MEDAL .

4. AFTER DEPARTING THE CAF, MCPL KORZAN AND HIS WIFE, ARUNEE, ARE MOVING TO OTTAWA. HE WILL BE STEPPING INTO A POSITION WITHIN THE GOVERNMENT WHERE HE WILL CONTINUE TO USE THE TECHNICAL SKILLSETS OBTAINED THROUGHOUT HIS MILITARY CAREER, AND HOPES TO EXPAND HIS TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE.

5. PLEASE DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS, ANECDOTES OR COMMENTS TO DWD REP [email protected]

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