1. SGT FRANK WILL RETIRE ON 23 MARCH 2019 AFTER PROUDLY SERVING HIS COUNTRY FOR OVER 17 YEARS.

2. SGT JASON MATHEW FRANK JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 23 JANUARY 2002 IN HAMILTON, ONTARIO. HE COMPLETED BASIC TRAINING IN ESQUIMAULT, BC AND WAS SUBSEQUENTLY POSTED TO THE CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS, CFSCE, FOR HIS QL3 TRAINING. UPON GRADUATING CFSCE SGT FRANK WAS POSTED TO 2 CMBG HQ AND SIGNAL SQN, PETAWAWA, WHERE HE WAS SELECTED FOR WORK UP TRG AND IN JULY 2003 DEPLOYED TO KABUL, AFG ON ROTO 0 OF TF KABUL TO CAMP JULIEN. HE WAS PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF CORPORAL ON 26 JAN 2006 AND SIX MONTHS LATER WAS POSTED TO 2 COMBAT ENGINEER REGIMENT. A YEAR LATER SGT FRANK WAS SELECTED FOR WORK UP TRG AND DEPLOYMENT TO KANDAHAR, AFG ON OP ATHENA TO BE A CP SIGNALLER IN THE KANDAHAR PROVINCIAL RECONSTRUCTION TEAM KPRT. UPON COMPLETION OF HIS SECOND TOUR SGT FRANK WAS PROMOTED TO MASTER CORPORAL AND POSTED BACK TO 2 CMBG HQ AND SIGNAL SQN IN JULY 2009 AS A DET COMMANDER. AFTER ELEVEN YEARS IN PETAWAWA HE WAS POSTED BACK TO CFSCE IN JULY 2013, THIS TIME AS AN INSTRUCTOR WHERE HE WAS ABLE TO PASS ON HIS XPERTISE AND MOLD THE ARMY’S NEWEST GENERATION OF SIGNALLERS. AFTER A HARD EARNED PROMOTION TO SERGEANT IN JAN 2017 HE WAS POSTED TO THE MACS SITE AT CFB TRENTON, ONTARIO. SGT FRANK WILL BE MEDICALLY RELEASING AFTER 17 YEARS OF SERVICE ON 23 MAR 2019.

3. JASON LIVES WITH HIS COMMON LAW SPOUSE, TANYA. AFTER RETIREMENT HE PLANS TO RETURN TO SCHOOL IN KINGSTON.

4. SGT FRANK WILL CELEBRATE HIS RETIREMENT WITH A DWD TO BE HELD AT 1500 HRS ON 1 MARCH 2019 AT THE OUCAN, 76 PRINCESS ST, KINGSTON, ON. ALL RSVP, WISHES AND OR ANECDOTES TO SGT DAMIEN HOCQUARD VIA EMAIL AT DAMIEN.HOCQUARD AT FORCES.GC.CA.