RETIREMENT – MASTER WARRANT OFFICER SEAN A. HEWITT, CD, 00385 – SIG TECH

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1. AFTER MORE THAN 32 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE, MASTER WARRANT OFFICER SEAN HEWITT WILL TAKE HIS RETIREMENT ON THE 11TH OF FEBRUARY 2023 FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES, COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH AND THE SIG TECH TRADE.

2. MWO SEAN HEWITT JOINED THE CAF ON THE 9TH OF AUGUST, 1990 OUT OF CFRC VANCOUVER, BC. THE FOLLOWING DAY, HE FLEW OUT TO CFRS CORNWALLIS WHERE HE BEGAN HIS BASIC MILITARY QUALIFICATION. AFTER GRADUATING, HE WAS POSTED TO CFSCE WHERE HE ATTENDED HIS TRADE TRAINING AS A RADIO TECH.
UPON COMPLETING HIS TRADE TRAINING, MWO HEWITT WAS POSTED TO 731 COMM SQN SHILO, MB. DURING HIS 5 YEARS AT 731 COMM SQN, HE COMPLETED A 6 MONTH TOUR OF CFS ALERT FROM APRIL TO OCTOBER 1994 AND WAS SUBSEQUENTLY PROMOTED TO CPL. IN JULY 1996 HE WAS POSTED 1KM DOWN THE ROAD TO 1 RCHA, WHERE HE SPENT THE NEXT 3 YEARS AS AN LCIS TECH.
MWO HEWITT THEN LEFT SHILO FOR EDMONTON, AB IN MARCH OF 1999 POSTED UNDER 1 CMBG HQ & SIG SQN. WITHIN 2 MONTHS OF ARRIVING, HE DID A 2 MONTH TOUR OF BOSNIA WITH 2 RCR, EARNING THE NATO-FY MEDAL. ONE YEAR LATER, HE WENT BACK TO BOSNIA ON A 6 MONTH TOUR WITH 2 PPCLI, EARNING THE CPSM MEDAL. UPON RETURNING TO CANADA, HE WAS POSTED FOR ONE YEAR TO 408 TAC HEL SQN. ANOTHER YEAR LATER, HE WAS PROMOTED TO MCPL AND POSTED TO 3 PPCLI FOR 6 YEARS.
IN JULY 2008, MWO HEWITT WAS PROMOTED TO SGT AND POSTED TO 2 ASG SIG SQN C TRP TORONTO AS THE TECH SUPERVISOR. WHILE WITH 2 ASG, HE DEPLOYED FROM FEBRUARY TO NOVEMBER 2012 TO KABUL, AFGHANISTAN WHERE HE SERVED AS A PART OF OP ATTENTION AND EARNED THE GCS-SWA+1 MEDAL. IN MARCH 2013, HE WAS PROMOTED TO WO AND POSTED TO 1 CMBG HQ & SIG SQN AS THE TECH WO FOR THE EFCC/EFD IN EDMONTON.
IN AUGUST 2016, HE WAS PROMOTED TO MWO WHERE HE SOON JOINED DLCSPM ON THE 12TH OF SEPTEMBER IN D2-9 AS THE INTEGRATED LOGISTICS SUPPORT MAINTENANCE TASKS, PROCESSES, AND TOOLS COORDINATOR.

3. MWO HEWITT WILL REMAIN IN NATIONAL CAPITOL REGION FOR THE SHORT TERM BUT DOES PLAN TO GO BACK WEST WHERE HE WILL SPEND MUCH DESERVED TIME WITH HIS FAMILY AND ENJOY THE WEATHER.

4. MWO HEWITT HAS REQUESTED AN INFORMAL DEPART WITH DIGNITY THAT WILL BE HELD THE 20TH OF JANUARY 2023, 13H00 AT THE MILL STREET BREW PUB (555 WELLINGTON ST, OTTAWA, OM, K1R 1C5) CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, STORIES, OR ANECDOTES CAN BE SENT TO CAPT SOBEK AT [email protected]

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