RETIREMENT – MWO JACQUES BOUCHER, CD – 00362-10 ACISS-CISTM LCIS TECH

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1. MASTER WARRANT OFFICER JACQUES BOUCHER WILL RETIRE ON 13 MARCH 2020 AFTER MORE THAN 32 YEARS OF SERVICE AS AN ARMY COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST (ACISS), LAND COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (LCIS TECH).

2. HE JOINED THE CAF ON 18 MARCH 1987 IN QUEBEC CITY AND SHORTLY AFTERWARDS ENDURED BASIC TRAINING IN SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU FOLLOWED BY LANGUAGE TRAINING. HE, THEN, WENT STRAIGHT TO THE RADIO TECHNICIAN TRADE QUALIFICATION (TQ3) AT THE CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS (CFSCE) IN KINGSTON. HE WAS POSTED TO THE 2ND BATTALION ROYAL 22E REGIMENT IN QUEBEC CITADELLE UPON COMPLETION.

3. HE SERVED WITH MANY UNITS DURING HIS 32 PLUS YEARS CAREER. HE LEFT QUEBEC TO RETURN TO ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU AT BASE TELECOM AS A RADIO TECHNICIAN. PROMOTED TO MASTER CORPORAL, HE WENT TO BACK TO FIRST LINE UNITS IN VALCARTIER: 12 RÉGIMENT DE BLINDÉS DU CANADA (12E RBC), 5E RÉGIMENT D’ARTILLERIE DU CANADA (5E RALC) ET 5E BATAILLON DES SERVICES (5E BNS). PROMOTED TO WARRANT OFFICER, HE WAS POSTED TO MONTREAL; THE FIRST YEAR TO THE HEADQUARTERS LAND FORCE QUEBEC AREA (HQ LFQA), AND THE FOLLOWING YEARS TO 202 WORKSHOP DEPOT (202 WD). PROMOTED TO MASTER WARRANT OFFICER, HE WAS POSTED IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION (NRC) AND LANDED IN THE DIRECTOR-LAND COMMAND SYSTEMS PROGRAM MANAGEMENT (DLCSPM).

4. JACQUES HAS DEPLOYED ON MANY OCCASIONS INCLUDING UNITED NATION PEACEKEEPING FORCE CYPRUS (UNFICYP), ALERT AND UNITED NATIONS DISENGAGEMENT OBSERVATION FORCE (UNDOF) GOLAN HEIGHTS.

5. HIS LENGTHY CAREER SPEAKS TO HIS HIGH LEVEL OF DEDICATION TO THE CAF, WHICH HE WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT AFTER RETIREMENT IN A CONTRACTING ROLE WITHIN THE NCR. HE WISHES TO THANK ALL OF THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO HAD A POSITIVE IMPACT ON HIS MILITARY CARREER. TO HIS FIVE CHILDREN, HE WOULD LIKE TO THANK THEM FOR INSPIRING HIM TO PERSEVERE DESPITE THE CHALLENGES OF MILITARY LIFE.

6. JACQUES WILL STAY IN THE GATINEAU REGION. HE’S LOOKING FORWARD TO SPENDING TIME WITH HIS PARTNER DIANE. HE’S ALSO WAITING CALMLY FOR HIS CHILDREN: NICOLAS, GABRIEL, YAN-CÉDRICK, RENAUD AND SARAH-KIM TO BRING HIM GRAND CHILDREN.

7. AN INFORMAL DWD CEREMONY WILL BE HELD ON 12 MARCH 2020. CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES AND ANECDOTES CAN BE FORWARDED TO CWO PAT WIGGINS BY EMAIL: [email protected].

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