1. SERGEANT PATRICIA LECOMPTE WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 26 FEBRUARY 2021 AFTER MORE THAN 17 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE QUEEN, COUNTRY, THE COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS BRANCH AND, MOST NOTABLY, THE LINE TRADE. 

2. SHE JOINED IN JULY OF 2004 AN08 NOV 2005 STARTED HER LINE CAREER AND HAS BEEN POSTED TO HALIFAX AND KINGSTON (CFJSR, CFSCE AND 77 LINE REGT). IN DEC, 2011, PATRICIA AND HER HUSBAND, ALAIN, HAD THEIR FIRST CHILD TOGETHER, BENJAMIN, A BROTHER FOR HER STEPSON, LUKA. 

3. SHE GAINED CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE ON NUMEROUS TASKS AND TAVS SUCH AS JOINT TASK FORCE GAMES, AFGHANISTAN, CYPRUS AND ACROSS CANADA, COMPLETING HER CAREER AT 1 LINE SQN / 77 LINE REGT, KINGSTON ONT. 

4. SGT LECOMPTE WILL BE RETIRING IN BATH ONTARIO, FAR FROM HER BIRTHPLACE OF NEWFOUNDLAND. SHE INTENDS TO SPEND HER DAYS AS AN AT HOME MOM, RAISING HER TWO CHILDREN AND SUPPLYING THE INTERNET WITH ELF ON A SHELF IDEAS.

5. THERE WILL BE NO DEPART WITH DIGNATY CERIMONY AT PATRICIA’S REQUEST. PLEASE SEND CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES AND ANECDOTES, MEMORIES AND STORIES TO SGT MIKE HUNTER AT: MICHAEL.HUNTER@FORCES.GC.CA  PH: 613-541-5010 – EXT 3950. PLEASE RESPOND BY 05 FEB 2021.