RETIREMENT – MWO M BESSETTE, CD – 00362-05 ACISS-CISTM

0 comments

Retirement Date: 12/07/2019

1. MASTER WARRANT OFFICER M.A. BESSETTE WILL RETIRE ON 12TH OF JULY 2019 AFTER 32 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS.

2. MWO BESSETTE JOINED THE CAF IN MARCH OF 1987, AT THE AGE OF 17, AS A RADIO TECHNICIAN (221). AFTER COMPLETING RECRUIT AND BASIC ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN SCHOOL IN SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU FOLLOWED BY TRADE QUALIFICATION IN KINGSTON IN 1988-89, HE WAS POSTED TO CFS HOLBERG ON THE NORTHERN TIP OF VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC. POSTED BACK TO 5 CMBG IN 1990, HE SPENT THE NEXT 19 YEARS MOVING THROUGH THE VARIOUS UNITS: 12 RBC TWICE, 5 SVC BN TWICE, 1R22R, 430 TAC HEL AND 711 COMM SGN. PROMOTED TO SGT IN 2009, HE WAS POSTED TO CFB KINGSTON AT CFSCE SP SQN AS LAND MAINT AND TECH MAINT SUPERVISOR. PROMOTED TO WO, HE STAYED AT THE SCHOOL AS 3 SQN / G TP WO. IN THE SUMMER OF 2015, HE WAS SENT TO CFOIG HQ IN CFS LEITRIM ON IR AS A LCMM. PROMOTED TO MWO THE YEAR AFTER, HE RETURNED HOME TO KINGSTON, AS THE 1 CDN DIV FOREMAN OF SIGNALS. AFTER ADMINISTERING A PROJECT OF CATALOGING AND REPATRIATION OF MILITARY ARTEFACTS AT FORT FRONTENAC IN KINGSTON, HE DECIDED TO “PULL THE PLUG” AND RETIRE.

3. HE DEPLOYED ON 3 TOURS; ROTO 1 IN KOSOVO 1999-2000, ROTO 9 IN BOSNIA 2002 AND ROTO 4 (AND A HALF) IN AFGHANISTAN (KAF) 2007- 2008.

4. MWO BESSETTE WILL RETIRE IN THE KINGSTON AREA WHERE HE WILL APPRECIATE LIFE WITH HIS WIFE (NAME(S) REMOVED 2023 APRIL 20 BY ADMIN) AND 3 DAUGHTERS, (NAME(S) REMOVED 2023 APRIL 20 BY ADMIN). HE WILL ALSO ENJOY EXPERIMENTING NEW TRADES STARTING WITH GROUNDS CREW MEMBER ON THE GARRISON GOLF COURSE.

5. MWO BESSETTE HAS REQUESTED A DEPARTURE WITH DIGNITY GATHERING AT THE KINGSTON ANAF, 317 GORE RD, ON THE 12TH OF JULY 2019 FROM 11:30 TO 16:00 WITH PRESENTATION STARTING AT 13:00. ANY PERSONS WISHING TO ATTEND OR SEND ANECDOTES OR WISHES PLEASE CONTACT: (CONTACT REMOVED 2023 APR 20 BY ADMIN. SEND INQUIRIES HERE: https://cmcen-rcmce.ca/contact/).

 

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments