RETIREMENT – WO C TAYLOR, CD – 00362 ACISS

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Retirement Date: 12/08/2019
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1. WARRANT OFFICER TAYLOR WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS ON AUGUST 12, 2019 AFTER 30 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA.

2. WO TAYLOR JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 24 AUGUST 1989 AS A RADIO OPERATOR 211. AFTER COMPLETING TRADES TRAINING, HE WAS POSTED TO THE CANADIAN AIRBORNE REGIMENT IN PETAWAWA, ONTARIO. AFTER TWO YEARS OF EXERCISE IN BORDEN, TRENTON, MEAFORD AND PETAWAWA, HE MOVED TO THE ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS RECCE SQUADRON OF THE SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE IN 1992 AND DEPLOYED TO BOSNIA IN 1995.

3. IN 1996, HE MOVED TO 1 CDHSR, GULF TROOP WHERE LTACS AND NCCIS BECOME HIS KNOWLEDGE. HE DEPLOYED TO AFRICA IN UNDER 24 HOURS AND SPENT 30 DAYS THERE WITH THE FAMOUS SAYING ABOUT WHAT DIRECTION TO GO, AND THE FAMOUS RESPONSE, GO NORTH. OTHER TOURS FOLLOWED IN THE GOLAN HEIGHTS IN 1998 AND BOSNIA IN 2000.

4.  IN 2001 HE WAS POSTED BACK TO PETAWAWA WHERE HE DID TIME WITH 3RCR, RCD AND 2 CMBG HQ AND SIG SQN. WITH 3 RCR HE WORKED HIS WAY AROUND REGIMENT FROM BATTALION HEADQUARTERS TO MIKE AND ROMEO COMPANIES AND DEPLOYED TO KABUL IN AFGHANISTAN TO ACTIVATE THE JULIAN CAMP IN 2003.

5. IN 2008 SGT TAYLOR DEPLOYED AGAIN TO AFGHANISTAN AS PART OF THE BATTLE GROUP AND UPON HIS RETURN HE WAS POSTED TO 2 CMBG HQ AND SIG SQN.

6. IN 2011, SGT TAYLOR RETURNED TO KINGSTON WITH A POSTING TO CFSCEF FOR 2 YEARS OF PENNANCE AS AN INSTRUCTOR.

7. PROMOTED WARRANT OFFICER IN 2013 AND ASSIGNED TO CANADIAN DEFENSE ACADEMY FOR THE REMAINING OF HIS CAREER AS THE IT SUPERVISOR.

8. WO TAYLOR AND HIS WIFE WILL REMAIN IN THE KINGSTON AREA WHERE WO TAYLOR WILL BE BUSY TO GOING TO SCHOOL TAKING HIS BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND YOU WILL ALWAYS FIND HIM DRIVING CAB.

9. A DEPART WITH DIGNITY RETIREMENT FUNCTION WILL BE HELD IN WO TAYLOR ’S HONOUR AT THE ARMY NAVY AIR FORCE CLUB (ANAF) ON 317 GORE ROAD IN KINGSTON, ON 13 JUNE 19, COMMENCING AT NOON.

10. FOR BEST WISHES, ANECDOTES, AMUSING STORIES AND MESSAGES PLEASE CONTACT: (CONTACT REMOVED 2023 APR 20 BY ADMIN. SEND INQUIRIES HERE: https://cmcen-rcmce.ca/contact/).

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Vanessa
5 years ago

Congratulations and very well deserved,,I’m so proud of you Cliff and so very proud to call you my cousin,,much love and respect ,,please keep me informed of the new date, I would love to try to attend
Love Ness xo

Annemarie Taylor
5 years ago

His DWD has been postponed until the fall due to some unforeseen issue. Yes everyone is healthy. I love you cliff