RETIREMENT – MCPL M.R. FORGET, CD – 00362-09 ACISS

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Retirement Date: 19/02/2019
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1. MCPL FORGET WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN FORCES ON 16 FEB 2019 AFTER 29 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA. HE ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN FORCES ON 27 APR 1989 IN VANCOUVER, BC. UPON COMPLETING HIS BASIC TRAINING IN CORNWALLIS, NS, HE WAS POSTED TO CFSCE IN KINGSTON, ON, WHERE HE COMPLETED HIS APPRENTICE TRAINING AS A RADIO OPERATOR.

2. FROM 1990 TO JUNE 1994, MCPL FORGET WAS POSTED TO SSF HQ & SIGS AT CFB PETAWAWA WHERE HE WAS EMPLOYED IN LAND TACTICAL COMMUNICATIONS. IN 1991 HE WAS ATTACHED POSTED AS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST CANADIAN FIELD HOSPITAL DURING THE FIRST GULF WAR IN SAUDI ARABIA. MCPL FORGET WAS THEN POSTED TO 1 RCR FROM 1994 TO 1996 WERE HE COMPLETED A TOUR IN CROATIA.

3. IN 1996 MCPL FORGET WAS POSTED TO CFJSR IN KINGSTON, ON, WHERE HE WORKED IN 1 SQUADRON A TROOP AS A RADIO OPERATOR IN THE DIVISIONAL COMMAND POST. IN 1999 HE WAS ASSIGNED TO 1ST CDN DIV AS THE COMMANDERS DRIVER. IN 2001, MCPL FORGET WAS POSTED BACK TO CFJSR AND WAS ASSIGNED TO 1 SQUADRON B TROOP WHERE HE DID INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT FOR THE REGIMENT AND DIVISION HEADQUARTERS. IN 2002 MCPL FORGET COMPLETED A TOUR OF OP APOLLO IN FLORIDA. IN 2003 MCPL FORGET WAS A MEMBER OF THE THEATRE ACTIVATION TEAM IN KABUL, AFGHANISTAN. HE RETURNED TO KABUL IN 2004 AND WAS IN CHARGE OF THE TACTICAL LOCAL AREA NETWORK DETACHMENT WHERE HE WAS AWARDED THE COMMANDERS COMMENDATION FOR HIS WORK. MCPL FORGET WAS PROMOTED TO HIS CURRENT RANK IN 2005.

4. POSTED TO 764 COMM SQN IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION IN 2005, HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A SHIFT SUPERVISOR IN THE COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE AND THEN THE FACILITY CONTROL CENTRE.

5. MCPL FORGET WAS POSTED TO CFSCE IN KINGSTON, ON, AS THE RSM’S ASSISTANT IN 2007. IN 2011 HE WAS POSTED TO 2 ASG SIG SQN AND HAS BEEN WITH THE UNIT THROUGH ITS EVOLUTION TO 4 CDSG SIG SQN DET KINGSTON AND SUBSEQUENTLY SMC KINGSTON IN 2018.

6. MARC AND HIS WIFE WILL STAY IN THE KINGSTON AREA. HE WILL ENJOY HIS RETIREMENT BY PLAYING GOLF, OFFICIATING HOCKEY, AND GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY BY MENTORING YOUNG HOCKEY OFFICIALS AND VOLUNTEERING FOR THE CANCER SOCIETY.

7. THERE WILL BE A RETIREMENT FUNCTION STARTING AT 1130 HRS ON 05 APR 2019 AT THE ANAF, 317 GORE ROAD, KINGSTON, ON. ANECDOTES, BEST WISHES, AND FUNNY STORIES CAN BE SENT TO: (CONTACT REMOVED 2023 APR 20 BY ADMIN. SEND INQUIRIES HERE: https://cmcen-rcmce.ca/contact/).

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J.A. Watson
5 years ago

Sorry I missed your DWD Marc. Best of luck in retirement. 8906!

fred m meadus
5 years ago

hey marc been a long time, best wishs to you and the miss’s..hope you enjoy and go with gods speed…Officiating hockey, as I remember you had trouble keeping up on the ice. Hope your officiating is better than you passing the puck,,,,Thats right you didnt pass the puck

Long time, long life, long love…

Fred Meadus, ret Sgt