RETIREMENT – MCPL ROBERT KEW, 00362-01 ACISS

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1. MCPL ROBERT KEW WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES 08 JULY 2018, AFTER OVER 7 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE.

2. MCPL KEW JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 24 JUNE 2011, AT THE TORONTO DETACHMENT IN LONDON, ONTARIO. HE COMPLETED HIS BASIC TRAINING AT THE MEGA IN ST. JEAN, QUEBEC IN FEBRUARY 2012. FROM THERE HE WAS MOVED TO 3RD CDN DIV TRAINING CENTRE IN WAINWRIGHT, ALBERTA AS A PERSONNEL AWAITING TRAINING. HE WAS POSTED TO THE CANDIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS IN JUNE 2012, WHERE HE COMPLETED HIS TRADE TRAINING, AS A SIGNAL OPERATOR. IN JUNE 2012 HE TOOK HIS FIRST UNIT POSTING AT CFJSR IN KINGSTON AS PART OF 1 SQN A TP. HE DEPLOYED WITH CFJSR ON EX STEADFAST COBALT IN MAY 2015 TO POZNAN, POLAND SEEING FIRSTHAND HOW OTHER NATO ALLIES WORK TOGETHER. POSTED TO 1ST CANADIAN DIVISION IN JULY 2015, TAKING OVER AS THE J6 OPS CPL. HE DEPLOYED WITH 1ST CANADIAN DIVISION TO EX ULCHI FREEDOM GUARDIAN IN SOUTH KOREA IN 2016.HE IS ALSO A VETRAN OF JOINTEX 13 AND 15, MAPLE RESOLVE 16 AND COUNTLESS OTHER EXERCISES.

3. UPON HIS RETIRING, ROB WILL BE MOVING BACK TO HIS HOMETOWN OF STRATFORD, ONTARIO WITH HIS WIFE PAMILA, 1 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER JORDYN AND HIS BIG BULLDOG GARISSON. IT IS HERE WHERE HE WILL BE JOINING THE FAMILY BUSINESS, WORKING ALONGSIDE HIS PARENTS AND BROTHER.

4. MCPL KEW LOOKS FORWARD TO SEEING HIS FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES AT HIS DWD, TO BE HELD AT RAXX BAR AND GRILL IN KINGSTON, ONTARIO AT NOON ON THURSDAY 28 JUNE 2018. WELL WISHES AND ANECDOTES CAN BE FORWARDED TO SGT ADAM GRENDA AT 613-541 5010 EXT 8139 OR VIA EMAIL AT [email protected]

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