RETIREMENT – WARRANT OFFICER YANNICK LAJEUNESSE, CD – 00383, SIG OP

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Retirement Date: 19/04/2024
  1. WARRANT OFFICER YANNICK LAJEUNESSE WAS BORN ON THE ISLAND OF MONTREAL ON MARCH 14, 1982, THE SECOND CHILD IN A FAMILY OF TWO, WITH A SISTER NAMED KARINE LAJEUNESSE. HIS PARENTS, YVES LAJEUNESSE AND DIANE GIARD, RAISED HIM IN THE GRANBY AREA. HE GRADUATED FROM SECONDARY 5 AT ÉCOLE JOSEPH-HERMAS LECLERC IN 1999, BEFORE EMBARKING ON TRAINING IN MASSAGE THERAPY, WHICH HE COMPLETED AT THE AGE OF 20.
  2. YANNICK LAJEUNESSE JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES IN JUNE 2003 AT THE AGE OF 21, OPTING FOR THE TRANSMISSION OPERATOR TRADE. AFTER COMPLETING HIS RECRUIT TRAINING, HE MADE A STOPOVER IN BORDEN ON THE PRETC, THEN CONTINUED HIS PROFESSIONAL APPRENTICESHIP IN KINGSTON. HIS FIRST POSTING TOOK HIM TO VALCARTIER, WHERE HE ASSUMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR TRANSPORTATION WITHIN QGET TP B. IN 2007, YANNICK WAS DEPLOYED FOR THE FIRST TIME TO AFGHANISTAN, WORKING AS A TRANSMISSION OPERATOR FOR THE BG. UPON HIS RETURN, HE WAS TRANSFERRED TO R22R 1, WHERE HE HELD THE POSITION OF DETACHMENT COMMANDER/INFQ MANAGER/QM MANAGER. IN APRIL 2009, HE WAS REDEPLOYED TO AFGHANISTAN, THIS TIME WITH COMPANY A OF R22R 2, AS COMPANY COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER. IN JUNE 2012, A NEW CHAPTER BEGAN FOR HIM IN MONTREAL, WHERE HE SERVED AS CRYPTO GUARD AT THE MESSAGE CENTER. BETWEEN JUNE 2013 AND JUNE 2016, HE SERVED AS AN INSTRUCTOR AT THE RECRUIT SCHOOL IN SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, BEFORE BEING ASSIGNED TO STANDARDS WITHIN THE PRB CELL. HIS CAREER PATH BROUGHT HIM BACK TO VALCARTIER IN JUNE 2016, THIS TIME AS BRIGADE COMPLEX SERGEANT AT QGET TP B. IN JUNE 2018, PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF WARRANT OFFICER, HE WAS TRANSFERRED TO 5 SVC BN, ASSUMING THE ROLE OF 2IC OF THE TRANSMISSION BRIDGE.
  3. CURRENTLY RESIDING IN CHARLESBOURG, QUEBEC, YANNICK LAJEUNESSE LIVES WITH HIS 10-YEAR-OLD SON TRISTAN. HE HAS TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF THE RANGER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND EARNED A CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT FROM TELUQ. ANTICIPATING HIS RELEASE ON APRIL 19, 2024, HE PLANS TO MOVE TO HIS NATIVE GRANBY IN JUNE. IN PARALLEL, HE IS CURRENTLY PURSUING A SECOND FULL-TIME CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ACCOUNTING.
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