1. WARRANT OFFICER JANET LAMOTHE WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CAF ON 06 JAN 2020 AFTER 28 PLUS YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE.

2. WO LAMOTHE MADE HER WAY TO WARRANT OFFICER RANK BY FIRST STARTING OUT AS A CADET WITH THE HASTINGS AND PRINCE EDWARD REGIMENT, THEN ONTO THE RESERVES IN THE CADET INSTRUCTOR CADRE, THEN FINALLY JOINING THE REGULAR FORCES 06 OCT 92. WO LAMOTHE SAW MANY PLACES IN THE WORLD AND EXPERIENCED MANY DIFFERENT CULTURES IN ADDITION TO THE MANY DIFFERENT JOBS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED AS A 291 ER. WO LAMOTHE WAS POSTED TO CFS LEITRIM, OTTAWA, CANADIAN FORCES LANGUAGE SCHOOL (CFLS) HULL, CANADIAN FORCES INFORMATIONS OPERATIONS GROUP (CFIOG) HQ DET FORT MEADE, MARYLAND, HMCS ALGONQUIN, MARPAC HQ, CANADIAN FORCES NETWORK OPERATIONS CENTRE (CFNOC) AND FINISHING WHERE SHE STARTED OUT AT THE CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS (CFSCE). WO LAMOTHE CARRIED OUT 1 TOUR AT CFS ALERT, AND 2 OPERATIONAL TOURS IN TASK FORCE BOSNIA-HERCEGOVINA AND TASK FORCE AFGHANISTAN. IN ADDITION WHILE ONBOARD HMCS ALGONQUIN SHE SAILED FROM ALASKA DOWN TO CHILE HITTING 5 COUNTRIES ON THE WAY.

3. WO LAMOTHE IS CURRENTLY ATTENDING ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE SEEKING A CERTIFICATE IN THE FIELD OF CULINARY ARTS. NOW THAT ERIC COLES HAS RECENTLY BECOME A BIG PART OF HER LIFE, SHE IS EXCITED TO CONTINUE BUILDING THEIR FUTURE BY COOKING, GOLFING (WHICH JANET MUST LEARN), AND TRAVELLING.

4. WO LAMOTHE’S DWD WILL BE HELD AT THE ARMY NAVY AIR FORCE (ANAF) IN KINGSTON, ONTARIO ON 06 DEC 19 WITH LUNCH BEGINNING AT NOON. THERE ARE 3 DIFFERENT MEAL OPTIONS: MOZZA BURGER (OR VEGGIE BURGER) WITH FRIES, CHICKEN FINGERS WITH FRIES OR FISH AND CHIPS. THE COST OF THE MEAL CHOICE IS 20.00 DOLLARS. PLEASE RSVP TO SGT NICOLE GARLOUGH (NICOLE.GARLOUGH@FORCES.GC.CA).

5. CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, WELL WISHES OR ANECDOTES CAN BE SENT TO SGT NICOLE GARLOUGH (NICOLE.GARLOUGH@FORCES.GC.CA) BY EMAIL AND THEY WILL BE PRESENTED DURING THE DWD.