1. MASTER WARRANT OFFICER WILLIAM HEWITT WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 16 JULY 2021 AFTER 30+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES, THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS AND MOST RECENTLY 77 LINE REGIMENT, 4 LINE SQUADRON AS THE LCS.

2. MWO HEWITT ENROLLED AS A LINEMAN ON 23 AUGUST 1990, AT CFS ST CORNER BROOK, NL. HIS CAREER PATH TOOK HIM THROUGH THE FOLLOWING BASES: CFB CORNWALLIS, CFSCE, 1 CDHSR CFB KINGSTON, ASG CFB GAGETOWN, REGIONAL LINE CENTER HALIFAX, REGIONAL LINE DET PETAWAWA, SSU OTTAWA, CJOC OTTAWA, AND ENDING AT 77 LINE REGT DET PETAWAWA FOR THE FINAL 5 YEARS. MWO HEWITT SERVED IN BOSNIA IN 1999 AND KANDAHAR AFGHANISTAN IN 2007.

3. MWO HEWITT WILL REMAIN IN THE PETAWAWA AREA AND PLANS TO ENJOY TIME FISHING AND WOODWORKING WHILE SPENDING MORE QUALITY TIME WITH FAMILY.

4. MWO HEWITT IS ASKING NOT TO HAVE A FORMAL CEREMONY; LETTERS AND MESSAGES CAN BE SENT TO [email protected]  AND WILL BE PUT INTO A BOOK FOR MWO HEWITT.

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