RETIREMENT – MASTER WARRANT OFFICER RONALD LAWTON, CD – IS TECH – 00394

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1.  AFTER 35 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, MWO RONALD LAWTON WILL RETIRE FROM THE CAF ON 24 JULY 2022.

2. MWO LAWTON ENROLLED IN HAMILTON, ONTARIO ON 15 JUNE 1987, UNDER THE SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PLAN, WITH 705 COMMUNICATION SQUADRON HAMILTON ONTARIO (31 SIGNAL REGIMENT), AS A RADIO/TELETYPE OPERATOR (RT OP) AND COMPLETED HIS LINEMAN TRAINING IN JULY 1988 AT CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS. HE DEPLOYED TO CROATIA ON HIS FIRST TOUR FROM 19 OCT 1993 TO 19 APR 1994. IN 1995 HE TRANSFERRED TO THE RESERVE ELECTRIONIC WARFARE SQUADRON IN KINGSTON FROM HAMILTON. IN MARCH 1998 HE TRANSFERRED TO THE REG FORCE AS A SIG OP AND WAS POSTED TO 1 CANADIAN DIVISION HEADQUARTERS AND SIGNAL REGIMENT KINGSTON.  HE ALSO SERVED LFCA TC MEAFORD ONTARIO AND VARIOUS UNITS WITHIN THE NCR. MWO LAWTON HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEPLOY ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS: BOSNIA IN 2001, QATAR IN 2003, MIDDLE EAST IN 2003, HAITI IN 2004, AND AFGHANISTAN IN 2011 AND 2012. MWO LAWTON WAS PROMOTED TO HIS CURRENT RANK IN 2021 AND HELD THE POSITION OF UNIT SM AT DIMEUS IN OTTAWA AND FINISHED HIS CAREER AS AN IS TECH.

3. MWO LAWTON WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE MANY PEOPLE HE HAS WORKED WITH. THE PAST 35 YEARS HAVE GONE BY SO QUICKLY DUE TO ALL THE WONDERFUL PEOPLE, GOOD FRIENDS AND GREAT EXPERIENCES THAT HAVE MADE IT AN OUTSTANDING ADVENTURE. MWO LAWTON IS A HUSBAND TO KAREN LAWTON AND A FATHER TO RYLEIGH AND RHYS LAWTON. HE WILL REMAIN IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION AS HE HAS ACCEPTED EMPLOYMENT WITHIN THE PUBLIC SERVICE.

4. INFORMATION ON DWD IS TO BE CONFIRMED AND WILL BE SENT OUT WHEN KNOWN.ANYONE WISHING TO ATTEND THE FUNCTION, OR WANTING TO SEND CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, PICTURES AND AMUSING ANECDOTES ARE TO RSVP THE OPI, CAPT VALERIE SIMARD, [email protected]

 

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