1. AFTER ALMOST 35 YEARS OF DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT AS A PUBLIC SERVANT, STEPHEN J. WEST WILL BE RETIRING ON 17 APRIL 2018.

2. STEPHEN JOINED DND IN MARCH 1985, AFTER SOME SHORT EPISODES WORKING FOR THE GOVERNMENT AS A STUDENT STARTING IN 1976. MOST OF HIS TIME AT DND WAS SPENT ON THE CANADIAN PATROL FRIGATE PROJECT AND [OUTER] SPACE-RELATED PROJECTS.

3. FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO BID STEPHEN FAREWELL, SHARE MEMORIES AND SOME LAUGHS, COME BY THE HEART AND CROWN IN THE BYWARD MARKET (67 CLARENCE STREET) ON FRIDAY, 11 MAY 2018, AT 1200HRS. AN RSVP IS NOT REQUIRED. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND AND WOULD LIKE TO SEND CONGRATULATORY WISHES, ANECDOTES OR STORIES, PLEASE CONTACT ZEINA ARAJI VIA E-MAIL AT [email protected]

4. IF YOU WISH TO CONTRIBUTE TO A FAREWELL GIFT, PLEASE SEND FUNDS TO THE SAME CONTACT.

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