1. AFTER 13 PLUS YEARS OF SERVICE MCPL JOSHUA FRAIZE WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 15 JUL 19.

2. JOSH ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES IN 2006 AS A LINEMAN AND WAS POSTED TO 2 RCHA, PETAWAWA. IN MARCH 2010 HE DEPLOYED ON EXPEDITIONARY OPERATION HESTIA IN PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI. IN JULY 2010, JOSH WAS POSTING TO CANADIAN FORCES JOINT SIGNAL REGIMENT DETACHMENT PETAWAWA, WHERE HE HAD THE CHANCE TO TRAVEL AND VISIT THE BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE OF ONTARIO AND QUEBEC, WHILE COMPLETING MULTIPLE CAPITAL PROJECTS. HE DEPLOYED ON A TAV FOR OP IMPACT KUWAIT FROM OCTOBER TO DECEMBER 2014. FINALLY HE WAS POSTED TO 77 LINE REGEMENT, 4 LINE SQN, LLWC PETAWAWA IN 2018 AS THE LINE DET 2IC.

3. HIS WIFE KRISTA AND CHILDREN EMMETT AND ANNA SUPPORTED HIM THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER. JOSH AND KRISTA WILL BE STAYING IN PETAWAWA AND JOSH WILL BEGIN A MORE CHALLENGING CAREER AS A STAY AT HOME DAD.

4. AS PER JOSH REQUEST, AN INFORMAL DEPART WITH DIGNITY WILL BE HELD ON 12 JUNE AT 1200HRS AT THE BOSTON PIZZA IN PETAWAWA ON. IF YOU ARE ATTENDING OR WISH TO SEND A CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE, PLEASE SEND IT TO STEPHANE.HACHE4@FORCES.GC.CA NLT FRIDAY 7 JUNE OR CALL AT THE FOLLOWING NUMBER 613-687-5511 EXT 7460.