RETIREMENT – SERGEANT DANIEL DEMEDEIROS, 00109 – ATIS TECH

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Retirement Date: 02/10/2023

SERGEANT DANIEL DEMEDEIROS WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 02 OCTOBER 2023, AFTER 13 PLUS YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA.

SGT DEMEDEIROS ENROLLED WITH THE CAF ON 06 OCTOBER 2009. AFTER COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING IN ST JEAN SUR RICHELIEU, HE WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONICS (CFSCE) IN KINGSTON, ONTARIO. AFTER COMPLETING HIS QL3 TRAINING IN 2011, HE WAS POSTED TO 12 WING SHEARWATER, NOVA SCOTIA WHERE HE WAS EMPLOYED WITH ITSS DESKTOP SUPPORT AND COMMAND AND MISSION SYSTEMS (CMS). WITH EFFORTS EARNING HIM THE QDJM MEDAL, HE RECEIVED AN ACCELERATED PROMOTION TO CPL AND COMPLETED QL5 TRAINING, GRADUATING AS TOP STUDENT IN 2013. IN 2015, HE DEPLOYED TO AL JABBER AIR BASE IN KUWAIT FOR ROTO 1 AS A COMMAND GROUND STATION (CGS) TECHNICIAN WITH OP IMPACT. IN JULY 2016, HE WAS PROMOTED TO MCPL AND POSTED TO 8 AIR COMMUNICATIONS AND CONTROL SQUADRON (8ACCS) AT 8 WING TRENTON AS THE DEPLOYABLE SECURE NETWORKS SUPERVISOR AND ALTERNATE COMSEC CUSTODIAN. HE DEPLOYED ON SEVERAL MISSIONS IN THAT POSITION, INCLUDING OP REASSURANCE ICELAND (2017), OP LENTUS KAMLOOPS (2017), OP REASSURANCE ROMANIA (2018), OP LENTUS PIKANGIKUM (2019), AND OP PRESENCE UGANDA (2020), ALL AS DEPLOYABLE COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICAL LEAD. THROUGH THESE MISSIONS, HE EARNED THE GSM-EXP MEDAL (2016), SSM-NATO MEDAL (2022), AND CPSM MEDAL (2023). IN 2018, HE COMPLETED HIS PLQ COURSE AND WAS RECOGNIZED AS TOP STUDENT. PROMOTED TO SGT AND POSTED TO THE NCR IN JULY 2021, HE JOINED DIRECTOR GENERAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PROJECT DELIVERY (DGIMPD) AS SERVER ADMINISTRATOR FOR COMMAND VIEW PORTALS. IN 2022, HE COMPLETED QL6A TRAINING AND GRADUATED AS TOP STUDENT. IN JUNE 2022, HE WAS POSTED TO DIRECTOR MILITARY CAREERS SUPPORT SERVICES (DMCSS) AS A KNOWLEDGE AND DATABASE ANALYST AND BEGAN VOLUNTEERING IN WITH RCSCC LANARK TO GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY.

SGT DEMEDEIROS HAS FELT HONOURED TO WEAR THE UNIFORM AS A MEMBER OF THE CAF AND ENJOYED THE OPPORTUNITIES AND ADVENTURE IT PROVIDED. HE DEEPLY APPRECIATES THE RELATIONSHIPS AND FRIENDS HE MADE THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER. WITH HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE CAF, HE WILL TRANSITION DIRECTLY TO HIS NEW ROLE AS A CIVILIAN PUBLIC SERVANT WITHIN THE NCR. SGT DEMEDEIROS WILL FOCUS ON THE NEXT CHAPTER OF HIS LIFE WITH HIS SPOUSE CRYSTAL AND CHILDREN RYU AND VIOLET.

A DEPART WITH DIGNITY (DWD) WILL BE HELD AT THREE BREWERS IN KANATA, 1230-1700 ON 28 SEP 23. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND, SHARE STORIES AND BID FAREWELL. PLEASE RSVP TO MAJOR BRJ HASSELMAN AT [email protected] NLT 27 SEP 23. CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, STORIES OR ANECDOTES CAN ALSO BE SENT TO THE SAME ADDRESS.

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