RETIREMENT – MASTER WARRANT OFFICER TIM LYTTLE, CD, 00385-01, SIG TECH

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  1. MWO TIM LYTTLE HAS DECIDED TO HANG UP THE COMBAT BOOTS AFTER 32 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CAF AND THE COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH.

 

  1. STARTING OUT AS AN OCEANOGRAPHIC OPERATOR, LIFE CHANGED VERY QUICKLY AFTER HIS 10 WEEKS IN CORNWALLIS. DUE TO THE TRADE BEING OVERBORNE, HE WAS VOLUN-TOLD TO PICK ANOTHER TRADE. HE DECIDED TO TRY THIS THING CALLED POET. OFF TO KINGSTON HE WENT.

 

WHILE IN KINGSTON, OS LYTTLE COMPLETED POET, LEFT FOR BORDEN TO BECOME AN ELECTRICAL MECHANICAL TECH BUT WAS QUICKLY SENT BACK TO KINGSTON TO START TERMINAL EQUIPMENT (TE) TECH TRAINING.

 

AFTER COMPLETING HIS QL3 &5’S, HE WAS OFF TO HIS FIRST “HARDCORE” POSTING; CFB PENHOLD. HE LEFT PENHOLD AFTER CLOSING THE BASE AND HEADED SOUTH ON HWY 2 TO CFB CALGARY. ONCE THE DRAWDOWN OF CALGARY BEGAN, MWO LYTTLE HEADED EAST TO THE BIG CITY OF HALIFAX.

 

NEXT POSTING WAS BACK TO HOMESTATION KINGSTON WITH 79 COMM REGT WHICH TURNED INTO CFJSR. AFTER A STINT WITH 2 AREA SUPPORT GROUP, HE PERFORMED A TOUCH AND GO BACK IN HALIFAX FOR A YEAR BEFORE RTURNING TO KINGSTON TO WORK AT CFSCE. 2 YEARS LESS A DAY, HE WAS RELEASED FROM CFSCE AND RETURNED FOR A SECOND TOUR AT CFJSR.

 

JUST AS HE WAS GETTING COMFORTABLE IN HIS ROLE AT CFJSR, THE CAREER MANGLER DECIDED IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA TO SEND HIM TO OTTAWA. OFF TO LEITRIM HE WENT (BEGRUDGINGLY). 3 YEARS LATER, BACK TO KNIGSTON TO WORK AT 1ST CANADIAN DIVISION HQ. WITH INJUURIES CATHING UP WITH HIM, MWO LYTTLE HAD ACCEPTED HIS FATE; IT WAS TIME TO LOSE THE UNIFORM AND MOVE ONTO THE NEXT ACT IN THIS PLAY CALLED LIFE.

 

  1. THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER, MWO LYTTLE COMPLETED A MULTITUDE OF EXERCISES, TECHNICAL ASSITANCE VISITS AND FOUR (4) ROTO ZERO TOURS. HE WOULD LIKE TO THANK HIS AMAZING FIRETEAM PARTNER LAURI AND HIS INCREDIBLE DAUGHTER ADDISON FOR BEING THERE ALONG THE JOURNEY.

 

  1. TIM WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK ALL OF THE AMAZING PEOPLE HE HAS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET DURING HIS TIME IN GREENS. HIS NEXT BOUND WILL BE TO SECURE EMPOYMENT WITH SHARED SERVICES CANADA WORKING IN THE VOICE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, BACK TO HIS ROOTS AS A TE TECH.

 

MWO LYTTLE HAS REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE A DEPART WITH DIGNITY. HIS LAST DAY OF SERVICE WILL BE THE 9TH OF JANUARY 2023. ANYONE WANTING TO PASS ON WELL WISHES OR SERVE UP ANY PARTING SHOTS, PLEASE SEND VIA FACEBOOK MESSENGER TO HIS ACCOUNT. CHEERS!

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