RETIREMENT WO LEIGHANN KENNEDY, CD, 00168, MAT MGT TECH

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Retirement Date:

25/08/2023

 

WO KENNEDY WILL RETIRE ON THE 25th AUGUST 2023 AFTER 20+ YEARS OF SERVICES WITH THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES.

 

WO KENNEDY JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 9 APRIL 2003 AS A SUPPLY TECHNICIAN.  AFTER COMPLETING BASIC TRAINING AT SAINT-JEAN AND TRADES TRAINING AT CFLTC, SHE WAS POSTED TO 2 SVC BN IN PETAWAWA.  DURING HER EIGHT YEARS IN PETAWAWA, SHE DEPLOYED TO AFGHANISTAN IN 2007 AND SUPPORTED MULTIPLE PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAININGS IN TEXAS AND WAINWRIGHT.  SHE WAS ALSO POSTED TO THE CANADIAN MEDICAL EQUIPMENT DEPOT IN PETAWAWA WHERE SHE HAD THE PLEASURE OF WORKING WITH BMETS AND MEDICAL STAFF.  TO THIS DAY, WO KENNEDY IS GRATFUL FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF SUCH A GREAT ESTABLISHMENT AND TEAM.  IN 2011, WO KENNEDY WELCOMED A POSTING TO CFB KINGSTON.  DURING HER TIME IN KINGSTON, WO KENNEDY WAS POSTED TO RMC, LSS, CFJSR, 21 EW REGT AND JTF X.  WO KENNEDY’S FINAL POSTING IN 2019 WAS BACK TO LSS AS THE SYSTEMS CONTROL OFFICER OVERSEEING CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENTS, STOCKTAKING AND CUSTOMER SERVICES.

 

LEIGHANN, HER HUSBAND SHANE AND THEIR CHILDREN ETHAN AND LILY WILL BE STAYING IN KINGSTON WHERE SHE WILL BE SUPPORTING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AS SHE HAS ACCEPTED A POSITION AT SHARED SERVICES CANADA, WITH THE PUBLIC SERVICE.

 

LEIGHANN ATTRIBUTES HER SUCCESS TO THE SUPPORT OF HER FAMILY AND THE FRENDSHIP/MENTORING OF THE WONDERFUL PEOPLE SHE HAS MET AND WORKED WITH DURING HER 20 YEARS AS A CAF MEMBER.

 

A PRIVATE DEPART WITH DIGNITY LUNCHEON WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE AS LEIGHANN WISHES TO KEEP THE DWD SMALL.

 

CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, ANECDOTES, FAREWELL MESSAGES, WELL WISHES AND TALL TALES ARE WELCOME TO BE SENT TO AMIE SCHOMBS BY EMAIL AT AMIE(DOT)SCHOMBS(AT)FORCES(DOT)GC(DOT)CA

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