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March 9, 2018

Retirement of MCpl Michael Myles

MCPL MIKE MYLES WILL RETIRE ON 26 MAR 2018 AFTER SERVING OVER 35 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO QUEEN AND COUNTRY.

MIKE JOINED THE ROYAL CANADIAN HUSSARS IN FEB 83 AS AN ARMOURED CREWMAN. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE AIR RES IN APR 86 AS AN ADMIN CLK, AND WAS EMPLOYED WITH THE AIR RES AT FMC HQ. MIKE COMPLETED ONE TOUR WITH THE MULTINATIONAL FORCE AND OBSERVER SINAI IN EGYPT IN 1989. HE WAS ON CLASS B WITH HQ 10 TACTICAL AIR GROUP FROM NOV 87 UNTIL MAR 88, AND THEN AGAIN FROM OCT 90 TO MAY 97. MIKE WAS PROMOTED TO SGT IN JUN 97 AND MOVED TO KINGSTON TO 1 WING HQ. HE THEN TRANSFERRED TO THE REG F IN NOV 2001 AND WAS POSTED TO CF JOINT HQ KINGSTON, CFB KINGSTON HQ, CFSCE AND 2 EW SQN. MIKE SERVED ON MANY POSTINGS INCLUDING 5 SVC BN VALCARTIER, NDHQ OTTAWA DG FIN OPS, DG COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS, AND DGEAS, WITH HIS FINAL POSTING WITH DIRECTOR KNOWLEDGE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 3-4 AS THE QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST. MIKE HAS BEEN AWARDED WITH THE FOLLOWING HONOURS AND AWARDS:  THE MULTINATIONAL FORCE AND OBSERVERS MEDAL, THE CPSM AND THE CF DECORATION ACCOMPANIED BY 2 BARS HONOURING HIS 35 YEARS OF SVC.

AS MIKE TRANSITIONS FROM A CF HRA TO CIVILIAN LIFE, HIS PLANS ARE TO OBTAIN EMPLOYMENT WITHIN A GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION. A DWD HONOURING MIKE’S CAREER WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY 23 MARCH 2018, AT 1230 HRS, AT BIAGIO’S ITALIAN KITCHEN, 13 RICHMOND ROAD OTTAWA FOR COST OF $32.00 DOLLARS FOR THE MEAL AND GIFTS.

PLEASE SEND YOUR CONGRATULATIONS, ANECTDOTES AND WELL WISHES TO WO ART FOURNIER FOR PRESENTATION TO MIKE.THOSE WISHING TO ATTEND THE DWD ARE TO ADVISE WO ART FOURNIER, ART.FOURNIER@FORCES.GC.CA NLT WED 14 MAR 18.

 

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