1. ON THE 26TH OF APRIL 2021, MASTER CORPORAL GERALD DAIGLE, CD WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AFTER AN IMPRESSIVE 33 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA. 
 
2. MCPL DAIGLE JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON THE 10TH OF NOVEMBER 1987 IN MONCTON, NB. AFTER GRADUATING FROM THE RECRUITMENT SCHOOL IN ST-JEAN SUR RICHELIEU, HE MOVED ON TO CFB KINGSTON TO COMPLETE HIS ELECTRONICS TRAINING AND BECOME A RADIO TECHNICIAN. 
 
3. MCPL DAIGLE SPENT THE REMAINDER OF HIS CAREER BETWEEN VALCARTIER AND GAGETOWN. THESE POSTINGS INCLUDE: C SQN IN GAGETOWN (1988-1990), 5 CMBG HQ & SIG SQN (1990-1992), 12 RBC IN VALCARTIER (1992-1997 AND 2009-2011), GAGETOWN BASE MAINT (1997-2001), 4 AD REGT DET GAGETOWN (2005-2009 AND 2011) AND FINALLY 5 CDSG SIG SQN (2001-2005 AND 2011-2021. 
 
4. GERALD COMPLETED FOUR OPERATIONAL DEPLOYMENTS DURING HIS CAREER: GOLAN HEIGHT (SYRIA) IN 1991 AND AGAIN IN 2003. HE COMPLETED TWO TOURS TO BOSNIA, ONE IN 1993 WITH 2 R22R AND IN 1997 WITH 12 RBC. 
 
5. GERALD’S WIFE SUPPORTED HIM DURING HIS CAREER, AND THEY PLAN ON ENJOYING A RELAXING RETIREMENT TOGETHER. 
 
6. A DWD CEREMONY IS BEING PLANNED FOR LATE APRIL 2021. THESE PLANS ARE DEPENDENT ON COVID RESTRICTIONS AND MAY CHANGE. FOR UPDATES ON THE DWD OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND, CONTACT THE OPI BELOW. 
 
7. ANY ANECDOTES, CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, WELL WISHES OR PICTURES CAN BE SENT ON THE DWAN TO THE OPI, MCPL CAMPBELL ([email protected]).