1. AFTER MORE THAN 34 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE, WARRANT OFFICER GUY GIRARDEAU WILL RETIRE ON 15 AUG 2021 FROM THE RCAF.

2. WO GUY GIRARDEAU ENROLLED IN THE CAF ON 21 JAN 1987.  UPON COMPLETING HIS POET COURSE IN KINGSTION, HE CONTINUED HIS EDUCATION IN BORDEN AS AN IET.  AFTER HIS QL3, GUY GIRARDEAU WAS POSTED TO TRENTON WHERE HE WORKED ON CC130 HERCULES AND CC137 BOEING 707 AIRCRAFT.  HE WAS DEPLOYED IN 1991 TO THE GULF WAR AS AN AIR TO AIR REFUELLING TECH AND ALSO TO ITALY IN 1994 IN SUPPORT OF HUMANITARIAN RELIEF TO SARAJEVO.  DUE TO AIR TRADE AMALGAMATIONS IN 1997, GUY TRANSFERRED AS AN AVS TECH.  AFTER 4 YEARS OF WORKING IN AVS LABS, HE PUT IN HIS REQUEST TO BECOME AN ATIS TECH.  IN FEB 2001, GUY WAS POSTED TO WTISS IN TRENTON WHERE HE WAS EMPLOYED IN WORKSHOPS, IT SERVICES, AND NETWORK PROJECTS.  AFTER DEPLOYMENT TO CAMP MIRAGE IN 2005 AS A NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, GUY GIRARDEAU WAS PROMOTED TO MCPL IN 2006 AND POSTED TO 12 WING SHEARWATER FULLFILLING THE ROLES OF AIR-GROUND-AIR RADIO MAINTENANCE TECH, HELP DESK SUPERVISOR, AND AIRFIELD MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR.  IN OCTOBER 2009, HE WAS DEPLOYED FOR 7 MONTHS ON OP CALUMET TO EL GORAH, EGYPT AS THE PRIMARY COMMUNICATIONS TECH.  GUY GIRARDEAU WAS PROMOTED TO SGT IN 2011 AND POSTED BACK TO TRENTON AS THE IT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR AND SUBSEQUENTLY AS THE SECURE NETWORKS SUPERVISOR.  IN 2016, AFTER 23 YEARS OF CUMMULATIVE SERVICE IN TRENTON AND A PROMOTION, WO GUY GIRARDEAU WAS POSTED TO COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO.  DURING HIS FINAL POSTING, WO GIRARDEAU HAS WORKED AS THE VOICE MOBILITY SUPERVISOR AT NORAD/USNORTHCOM, AND FINALLY AS CREW COMMANDER FOR CHARLIE CREW IN THE SYSTEMS CENTER AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION.

3. GUY AND HIS WONDERFUL WIFE JENNIFER HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR 24 YEARS AND HAVE 2 BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS.  HALEY CURRENTLY RESIDES IN MICHIGAN. KATIE WILL BE STARTING UNIVERSITY IN COLORADO IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING STARTING IN THE FALL OF 2021. GUY AND JENNIFER WILL REMAIN IN THE COLORADO SPRINGS AREA WHERE GUY PLANS ON WORKING IN THE IT FIELD FOR A FEW MORE YEARS BEFORE PERMANENTLY RETIRING.

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