1. MASTER WARRANT OFFICER BRAD MCCAUGHEY WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 15 JUN 2021 AFTER 25+ YEARS OF SERVICE TO QUEEN AND COUNTRY.

2. BORN IN FERGUS, ONTARIO, MWO MCCAUGHEY BEGAN HIS MILITARY CAREER BY ATTENDING CFLRS ST. JEAN IN JANUARY 1995. UPON GRADUATION, HE PROCEEDED TO THE CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF MILITARY ENGINEERING (CFSME) IN CHILLIWACK BC TO ATTEND HIS FIELD ENGINEER QL3. IN 2001 HE REMUSTERD TO LCIS TECHNICIAN WHERE HE THEN ATTENDED PERFORMANCE ORIENTED ELECTRONIC TRAINING (POET) AND HIS LCIS QL3. UPON GRADUATION, HE PROCEEDED TO THE CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF MILITARY ENGINEERING (CFSME) IN CHILLIWACK BC TO ATTEND HIS FIELD ENGINEER QL3. IN 2001 HE REMUSTERD TO LCIS TECHNICIAN WHERE HE THEN ATTENDED PERFORMANCE ORIENTED ELECTRONIC TRAINING (POET) AND HIS LCIS QL3.

3. DURING HIS CAREER IN THE ENGINEERS AND ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS, MWO MCCAUGHEY SERVED IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: HE STARTED IN ST.JEAN (95), CHILLIWACK(95), CFB PETAWAWA, 2 COMBAT ENGINEER REGIMENT(95-01), KINGSTON, CFSCE, 21 EW REGIMENT (01-16), OTTAWA, CFIOG (16-19), KINGSTON, RMC, CFSCE (19-21).

4. HE MANAGED TO RACK UP SEVERAL DEPLOYMENTS. HE STARTED WITH IFOR, BOSNIA (JAN-MAR 1996), JTF-CENTRAL AMERICA (NOV-DEC 98), TF-KOSOVO (DEC 99-JUN 00), FIRST TOUR TO AFGHANISTAN (JUL 05-JAN 05), SECOND TRIP TO AFGHANISTAN (FEB-OCT 08), HE ALSO HAD THE JOY OF ASSISTING IN THE WINNIPEG FLOODS IN 97, AS WELL AS THE ICE STORM OF 98.

5. MWO MCCAUGHEY HAS SECURED A PUBLIC SERVICE POSITION WITH CDAHQ IN KINGSTON. HE PLANS ON SPENDING A LOT MORE TIME CAMPING, ONCE HE IS ABLE TO TRAVEL AROUND WITH HIS TRAILER, AS WELL AS SPENDING MORE TIME WITH HIS WIFE SONIA AND VISITING HIS ADULT CHILDREN NICHOLAS AND NOAH.

6. UNFORTUNATELY, DUE TO CURRENT PROVINCIAL RESTRICTIONS THERE WILL NOT BE A FORMAL CEREMONY. ONCE COVID RESTRICTIONS HAVE LIFTED, BRAD WILL HAVE A GATHERING TO CELEBRATE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

7. ALL CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, ANECDOTES AND LIES CAN BE SENT TO: CWO ROB SHERMAN, CFSCE SCWO, [email protected] FOR GATHERING AND PRESENTATION TO BRAD WHEN THE OCCASION FITS.

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