1.      MASTER WARRANT OFFICER PATRICK CHIASSON WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 13 NOV 2020 AFTER 31 + YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY.

2.      MWO CHIASSON ENROLLED AS A COMMUNICATOR RESEARCH (SIGINTer) IN BATHURST, NEW BRUNSWICK IN OCT 1989. DURING HIS CAREER HE SERVED AT CFS MASSET, LEITRIM (X3), CFSCE KINGSTON, CANADIAN FORCES INTELLIGENCE COMMAND, CANADIAN FORCES LANGUAGE SCHOOL.  MWO CHIASSON ALSO DEPLOYED AT CFS ALERT (X2), BOSNIA AND AFGHANISTAN (2).

3.      MWO CHIASSON IS EXTREMELY THANKFUL FOR ALL THE FANTASTIC PEOPLE HE HAS WORKED FOR AND WITH THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER. NONE OF THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE UNQUALIFIED SUPPORT OF HIS FAMILY.

4.      MWO CHIASSON, HIS WIFE JOHANNE AND YOUNGEST SON SAMUEL WILL BE STAYING IN THE AREA AS HE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO BEGINNING HIS NEW CAREER AS A PUBLIC SERVANT. 

5.      GIVEN THE CURRENT SITUATION, NO DWD WILL BE HELD AT THIS TIME.  WHEN CONDITIONS ALLOW, A SMALL GATHERING WITH CLOSE FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES WILL BE ORGANIZED.  PLEASE SEND ANY CONGRATULARY MESSAGES OR HUMOROUS ANECDOTES TO SGT SLUITER: NATHANIEL.SLUITER@FORCES.GC.CA.