1. AFTER 32 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS, WARRANT OFFICER LYNN OTTERSON WILL BE DOING HER LAST RADIO CHECK ON 7 SEP 2021.

2. LYNN ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AT CFRC DET CORNER BROOK, NL, ON 7 SEP 1989. AFTER FINISHING BASIC TRAINING AT CFRS CORNWALLIS, SHE WAS POSTED TO CFSCE TO COMPLETE HER RAD OP QL3 CRSE IN 1989. WO OTTERSON HAS SERVED PROUDLY WITH SEVERAL UNITS DURING HER CAREER: CFB BORDEN, 1 CDHSR, 70 COMM GRP HQ, CFJSR, CFB WINNIPEG, CFB GREENWOOD AND IS CURRENTLY EMPLOYED WITH CFB TRENTON WORKING AT MACS. LYNN’S PROGRESS THROUGH THE RANKS WERE: PROMOTED TO CPL IN 1993, MCPL 2002, SGT 2007 AND FINALLY WO IN 2015. WO OTTERSON HAS COMPLETED NUMEROUS COURSES OVER HER CAREER AND ARE TOO MANY TO MENTION. SHE IS A DECORATED SOLDIER, RECEIVING MEDALS FOR HER DEPLOYMENTS TO RWANDA, EGYPT AND AFGHANISTAN, ALONG WITH THE CD, CD1 AND PEACEKEEPER’S MEDAL.

3. WO OTTERSON IS REMAINING IN THE TRENTON AREA AFTER HER RETIREMENT WITH HER HUSBAND VINCENT.

4. THERE WILL BE A SMALL DWD CEREMONY TAKING PLACE AT MACS TRENTON, DATE TO BE DETERMINED, TO PRESENT HER RETIREMENT CERTIFICATES. ALL ANECDOTES AND CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES ARE TO BE SENT TO SGT WEICKER VIA EMAIL AT [email protected].

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