RETIREMENT – WO STÉPHANE HACHÉ, CD – 00384 LINE TECH

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1. WARRANT OFFICER STÉPHANE HACHÉ, CD WILL RELEASE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON MARCH 05 2022, AFTER 25 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS AND THE BEST TRADE, THE LINE TRADE.

2. STEPH WAS SWORN IN IN HIS HOMETOWN OF BATHURST, NB AND WAS SENT TO RECRUIT SCHOOL IN 1997 IN ST JEAN, QC. HE THEN COMPLETED HIS LINE
QUALIFICATION AT CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS IN KINGSTON, ON AND BECAME A FULLY QUALIFIED TRADESMAN IN
1998. UPON COMPLETION PTE HACHÉ GOT POSTED TO 5 CANADIAN MECHANIZED BRIGADE GROUP HEADQUARTERS AND SIGNAL SQUADRON IN VALCARTIER, QC WHERE HE DEPLOYED TO BOSNIA. HE WAS PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF CPL IN 2000 AND POSTED TO 5 SVC BATAILLION VALCARTIER, QC. IN 2002, CPL
HACHÉ WAS POSTED TO 3 WING BAGOTVILLE WHERE HE DEPLOYED TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AND KABUL, AFGHANISTAN UNDER TF KABUL. HE REMAIN IN
BAGOTVILLE UNTIL HIS PROMOTION TO MCPL IN 2006. HE WAS THEN POSTED BACK TO VALCARTIER WITH THE 2ND CANADIAN DIV SUPPORT BASE VALCARTIER. IN 2008 MCPL HACHÉ WAS GOING BACK IN THE FIELD WITH 5 CANADIAN MECHANIZED BRIGADE GROUP HEADQUARTERS AND SIGNAL SQUADRON IN VALCARTIER, QC. HE SOMEHOW SURVIVED TWO YEARS OF EXERCICES THAT BROUGHT ALL OVER NORTH AMERICA FROM FORT BLISS TEXAS TO WAINWRIGHT ALBERTA. ALL OF THIS BEFORE HIS SECOND DEPLOYMENT TO AFGHANISTAN BUT THIS TIME HE WAS STATIONED IN KANDAHAR. PROMOTED TO SGT IN 2010 HE REMAINED IN FIELD UNITS UNTILL 2011 WHERE HE GOT POSTED TO CANADIAN FORCES JOINT SIGNAL REGIMENT DETACHMENT HALIFAX. AFTER HAVING THE OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT THE ENTIRE EAST COAST UNDER DIFFERENT TASKS HE WAS POSTED TO PETAWAWA IN 2016. NEWLY PROMOTED TO WO, HE WAS THEN POSTED TO HIS CURRENT UNIT 77 LINE REGIMENT 4 LINE SQUADRON PETAWAWA. HE STAYED PUT FOR 3 YEARS AND WAS POSTED BACK TO VALCARTIER IN 2019 STILL UNDER 4 LINE PETAWAWA. IN 2020, WO HACHÉ SWITCHED FROM 4 LINE SQN 2 LINE SQN WHERE HE WAS A/LCS FOR THE QUEBEC AREA AND ALSO TP WO FOR ALL LLWC IN QUEBEC PROVINCE.

3. WO HACHÉ HAS GONE THROUGHT MULTIPLE POSTINGS, DEPLOYMENTS, TASKS, YOU NAME IT, DURING HIS 25 YEARS OF CAREER. HE WENT FROM BOSNIA TO TWICE IN AFGHANISTAN TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, TEXAS (US) AND SEVERAL PROJECTS ACROSS THE CAF THAT MADE HIM VISIT HIS OWN COUNTRY. HE WAS ALSO PRESENTED THE QUEEN SILVER JUBILEE IN 2003 IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DECORATIONS FOR HIS SERVICE AND HIS DEPLOYEMENTS.

4. STEPH WITH HIS SPOUSE GUYLAINE HAVE DECIDED TO REMAIN IN THE QUÉBEC AREA WHERE THEY INTENT TO CONTINUE THEIR HOBBY OF CAMPING. HE
HAS BEEN OFFERED A CIVILIAN JOB IN A WOODCRAFT SHOP WHERE HE WILL TRANSFORM A PASSION FOR WOODWORKING INTO A SECOND CAREER.

5. WE WISH TO ACKNOWLEDGE HIS MILITARY CAREER AND TO WISH HIM WELL. UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO THE COVID SITUATION NO LUNCHEON WILL BE HELD AT THE MOMENT. DETAILS TO FOLLOW AT A LATER DATE. CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES, ANECDOTES AND STORIES CAN BE E-MAILED TO
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