1. PETTY OFFICER SECOND CLASS JOSEPH INVERARITY, CYBER OPERATOR, WILL BE RELEASING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 08 JULY 2020 AFTER MORE THAN 17 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE IN THE REGULAR FORCE.

2. JOE HAS ENJOYED A DIVERSE AND REWARDING CAREER IN THE CAF. HE JOINED THE CAF ON THE 14 JANUARY 2003 AS A NAVAL COMMUNICATOR (NAV COMM). FOLLOWING HIS NAV COMM TRADES TRAINING AT CFB ESQUIMALT, HE WAS POSTED TO HMCS OTTAWA, HMCS PROTECTEUR, BASE INFORMATION SERVICES, HMCS ALGONQUIN, MARPACHQ INFORMATION PROTECTION GROUP AND HMCS REGINA. JOE ENJOYED SAILING TO MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD, SUCH AS HAWAII, SOUTH AMERICA, INDIAN OCEAN, AND AFRICA FOR 12 YEARS. FOLLOWING HIS PASSION FOR CYBER DEFENCE, HIS FINAL POSTING HAS BEEN WITH THE CANADIAN FORCES NETWORK OPERATIONS CENTER (CFNOC).

3. JOE WILL BE REMAINING IN THE OTTAWA AREA WITH HIS FAMILY WHERE HE HAS TAKEN A JOB WITHIN THE PUBLIC SECTOR.

4. TO CELEBRATE HIS CAREER, A DEPART WITH DIGNITY, PANDEMIC PERMITTING, WILL BE HOSTED AT CFS LEITRIM ALL RANKS MESS, TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE. IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND, HAVE ANY FUNNY STORIES OR ANECDOTES, PLEASE CONTACT PO1 DANIEL HARRIS (DANIEL.HARRIS@FORCES.GC.CA).