1. AFTER MORE THAN 28 YEARS OF GOOD AND LOYAL SERVICE, WO BEAUREGARD WILL TAKE HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF COMMUNICATIONS OF CANADA AND FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON FEBRUARY 13, 2019.

2. WO BEAUREGARD ENROLLED IN THE RESERVES IN BEAUPORT ON MAI 1991 AS RTOP.

3. DURING HIS FEW YEARS AS RESERVIST, HE DEPLOYED IN ISRAËL (GOLAN HEIGHTS) FOR 6 MONTHS UNDER THE UNITED NATIONS IN NOV 1996. UPON HIS RETURN TO CANADA, HE JOINED THE REGULAR FORCES IN JANUARY 1997 AS A RADIO OPERATOR AND WAS POSTED TO HQ&SIGS IN VALCARTIER. AFTER LANGUAGE TRAINING IN 1998 ON BASE, HE WAS POSTED TO CFJSR IN KINGSTON IN JULY OF 1999. HE WOULD BE DEPLOYED TO MANY PLACES LIKE MFO IN EGYPT ON A TAV, TO OP ECLIPSE IN ERITREA AND TO OP APOLLO FOR 6 MONTHS IN 2003. AFTER 5 YEARS IN KINGSTON, HE WAS POSTED TO SERVICE DES TRANSMISSIONS IN MONTRÉAL IN 2004. PROMOTED MCPL IN THAT SAME YEAR HE WAS POSTED BACK TO QGET IN 2005.

4. BACK TO VALCARTIER, HE PREPARED FOR A LONG 7 MONTHS MISSION WITH 3R22R IN KANDAHAR. BACK IN QUÉBEC IN MARCH 2008, HE RETURNED TO THE BRIGADE AS ITS SUPERVISOR. A DREAM COME TRUE, NEXT HE WAS POSTED TO BRUNSSUM NETHERLANDS IN A NATO POSITION WITH HIS FAMILY IN JUNE 2009 FOR 4 YEARS. PROMOTED SERGEANT IN MAY 2010, HE PARTICIPATED IN MANY FORMATIONS IN ITALY, AND PARTICIPATED IN MANY MULTINATIONAL EXERCISES IN POLAND, GERMANY, AND GREECE. HE DEPLOYED AGAIN TO KABUL IN 2012 FOR 3 MONTHS A NATO POSITION IN KAIA-NORTH.

5. UPON HIS RETURN FROM EUROPE IN 2013, HE ASS POSTED TO SERVICE DES TRANSMISSIONS AS A HELP DESK SUPERVISOR. SUMMER 2015, BACK TO QGET FOR A 3RD TIME IN C TROOP. HE WOULD DEPLOY WITH THE UNIT TO PORTUGAL ON TRIDENT JUNCTURE. PROMOTED ON ACTUAL RANK IN APRIL 2016 WHO WOULD BECOME THE TROOP WARRANT. ANOTHER DEPLOYMENT IN TEXAS IN FALL 2016 FOR ANOTHER NATO EXERCISE. SUMMER 2017 POSTED BACK TO SERVICE TI AS WO OF THE TROUPE VALCARTIER, HE WILL REMAIN THERE UPON IS RETIREMENT IN FEBRUARY 2019.

6. AFTER THE ARMY, FRED AS ACCEPTED A JOB AS PUBLIC SERVANT AS CS-1 AT SVC TI IN VALCARTIER. HE PLANS TO STAY IN THE QUEBEC CITY REGION FOR A WHILE WITH BRIGITTE, AND THEIR 4 KIDS, AUDREY 16, GABRIEL 15, VINCENT 12, AND LÉA 10 AND THE DOGS MOLLY AND BELLA. FRED WANTS TO THANK HIS FAMILY FOR ALL OF THEIR LOVE AND SUPPORT DURING HIS YEARS IN THE CAF.

7. A DWD IN HIS HONOUR WILL BE HELD AT RESTAURANT LA CAGE DU 6476 BOUL WILFRED-HAMEL O IN L’ANCIENNE LAURETTE ON FRIDAY, 15 FEBRUARY 2019 AT 11h30. FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO BE PRESENT SEND AN EMAIL TO WO GIRARD AT STEPHANE.GIRARD@FORCES.GC.CA IF YOU WISH TO SEND A MESSAGE, SEND IT TO WO GIRARD BY EMAIL OR BY PHONE AT 666-1890.