Retirements

To submit a Retirement Message, please complete and submit the following form: Retirement Message Submission Form

To request Certificates of Appreciation, please complete and submit the following form: C&E Branch Certificate of Appreciation

Retirements by Year:  For a list of retirements by year, click here

RETIREMENT – CWO PATRICK WIGGINS, CD – 00381 CWO

1. CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER PATRICK WIGGINS, CD WILL RETIRE ON 6 AUGUST 2021 AFTER 39 YEARS PLUS OF SERVICE IN THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES. 2. PAT REALIZED DURING HIS 5 YEARS IN CADETS THAT THE CANADIAN FORCES WAS THE FUTURE HE WANTED. IN 1981 HE JOINED 722 COMMUNICATIONS...

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RETIREMENT – WO THOMAS M. CHURCH, CD – 00109 ATIS TECH

1. AFTER 31 YEARS OF SERVICE, WARRANT OFFICER THOMAS MICHAEL CHURCH WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 19 SEPTEMBER 2021. 2. WO CHURCH JOINED THE CAF AS AN ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN ON 1 JUNE 1990. HE WAS OFF TO CORNWALLIS, NOVA SCOTIA FOR HIS BASIC...

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RETIREMENT – CAPT KEN KYLE, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. CAPTAIN (MASTER GUNNER) KEN KYLE WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 6 SEPT 2021 WITH 30+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED COMBINED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE ROYAL CANADIAN ARMOURED CORPS, THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY, AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF...

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RETIREMENT – SGT DEAN YOUNG, CD – 00120 SIGINT SPEC

1. SERGEANT DEAN YOUNG RETIRED FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 02 JULY 21 AFTER 21 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA. 2. DEAN ENROLLED WITH THE CANADIAN ARMY IN JULY 2000 AND COMPLETED HIS QL3 TRAINING IN 2001. HE HAS SERVED IN VARIOUS OPERATIONAL AND TACTICAL...

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RETIREMENT – LCOL MARK GIBBS, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. ON 13 JUL 2021, LIEUTENENT-COLONEL MARK GIBBS, CD WILL RETIRE AFTER MORE THAN 38 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS. 2. JOINING THE COMUNICATION RESERVE IN 1983, STARTING AT 763 COMM REGT OTTAWA...

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RETIREMENT – MAJ J.R. DANY ARCHAMBAULT, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. MAJOR DANY ARCHAMBAULT WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 1 AUGUST 2021, AFTER 31+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE. 2. DANY ENROLLED IN THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 22 FEBRUARY 1990 AT CANADIAN FORCES RECRUITING CENTRE ROUYN NORANDA, QC, AS A...

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RETIREMENT – MWO WILLIAM HEWITT, CD – 00384 LINE TECH

1. MASTER WARRANT OFFICER WILLIAM HEWITT WILL RETIRE FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES (CAF) ON 16 JULY 2021 AFTER 30+ YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CANADA, THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES, THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS AND MOST RECENTLY 77 LINE REGIMENT, 4...

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RETIREMENT – MAJ BRYSON MCLELLAN, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. AFTER 21 YEARS OF SERVICE, MAJOR BRYSON MCLELLAN WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES ON 3 AUGUST 2021. 2. MAJ MCLELLAN JOINED THE CAF IN 2000 AND GRADUATED FROM THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE IN 2004 WHERE HE EARNED A BACHELORS OF ENGINEERING AND MET HIS...

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RETIREMENT – MAJ JAMES D.E. DUQUETTE, CD – 00341 SIGS

1. ON 2 SEP 2021, MAJOR JAMES D.E. DUQUETTE WILL BE RETIRING FROM THE CAF AFTER 21 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE, FEW MORE YEARS OF SERVICE, AND THEN FOUR VERY REWARDING YEARS IN AUSTRALIA. 2. MAJOR DUQUETTE FULFILLED A CHILDHOOD DREAM WHEN HE ENROLLED IN THE...

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