1. ON 5 FEB 19, SUSAN HUYGHEBAERT WILL RETIRE AFTER 43 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA AND DND/CAF.

2. SUSAN ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN FORCES AS PTE CRUICKSHANK IN AUGUST 1975 IN KAMLOOPS, B.C. AFTER 33 YEARS OF SERVICE IN UNIFORM, SUSAN RETIRED AS MWO ON 23 DEC 08. SHE HAD ACCEPTED A JOB OFFER WITH THE PUBLIC SERVICE AT TUNNEY’S PASTURE AS A LIFE CYCLE MATERIAL MANAGER FOR CRYPTO EQUIPMENT. THE UNIT WENT THROUGH MULTIPLE CHANGES BUT SHE STOOD FAST AND KEPT THE LEGACY GOING. HER CONSISTENT DEDICATION AND CONTRIBUTION TO DND/CAF CREATED A POSITIVE ENVIRONMENT AND SET AN EXAMPLE NOT ONLY FOR THE TEAM BUT AMONG THE LEADERSHIP AS WELL. DURING HER CAREER, SHE WAS ABLE TO IMPLEMENT AND CONTRIBUTE TO COMSEC POLICY AND PROCEDURE CHANGES, DATABASE CREATION FOR COMSEC EQUIPMENT, AND EFFECTIVE DELIVERY OF EQUIPMENT TO CLIENTS.

3. UPON RETIREMENT, SHE PLANS TO CONTINUE TO VOLUNTEER FOR GIRL GUIDES, ENJOY SOME FAMILY TIME WITH HER GRANDCHILDREN, AND TRAVEL.

4. FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO FORWARD ANY CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, ANECDOTES, OR FINAL FAREWELLS BY CONTACTING LT Y.S. CHO VIA EMAIL AT YOUNGSANG.CHO@FORCES.GC.CA.