1. MASTER CORPORAL STEVE HARRISSON, CD WILL RETIRE FROM THE CAF ON 17 DEC 2021 AFTER MORE THAN 16 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE.

2. STEVE GRADUATED IN MICROBIOLOGY AT THE LAVAL UNIVERSITY AND WORKED AS LABORATORY DIRECTOR BEFORE HE ENROLLED IN THE CAF IN SEP 2005 AS A DIRECT ENTRY INFANTRY OFFICER. HE WAS INITIALLY POSTED TO THE INFANTRY SCHOOL WHERE HE WORKED AS COURSE OFFICER AT THE SNIPER CELL. HE LATER CHANGED OCCUPATION TO ATIS TECH AND WAS POSTED TO THE IT SECTION OF AETE AT 4 WING COLD LAKE IN 2013. AFTER PROMOTION TO MCPL IN 2017 HE WAS POSTED TO 767 COMM SQN IN CFB KINGSTON AND TOOK ON THE DUTIES OF RDS INSTALLER CREW 2I/C.

3. STEVE IS GRATEFUL FOR ALL THE FANTASTIC PEOPLE HE HAD THE PRIVILEDGE TO WORK WITH DURING HIS CAREER AND THE EXPERIENCES FEW CANADIANS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE EXPOSED TO, ONE OF WHICH WAS A DEPLOYMENT TO LATVIA.

4. UPON RETIREMENT STEVE PLANS TO SETTLE IN HIS HOME TOWN OF SEPT-ILES, QC WITH HIS WIFE VANESSA AND DAUGHTER CHLOE AND TRANSITION TO THE PRIVATE SECTOR.

5. THERE WILL BE NO FORMAL DEPART WITH DIGNITY CEREMONY. FOR MEMBERS WISHING TO SEND CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, ANECDOTES AND/OR PHOTOS ARE WELCOMED AND CAN BE FORWARDED TO SGT LANDRY AT [email protected] OR BY PHONE 613-541-5010 EXT 3206 CSN 271-3206.

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