CPO 1 JEAN-FRANCOIS GAUDREAULT

1. AFTER MORE THAN 35 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES AND TO CANADA, CPO 1 JEAN-FRANCOIS GAUDREAULT WILL RETIRE ON 05 JAN 21

2. JEAN-FRANCOIS IS ORIGINALLY FROM ALMA, QC AND JOINED THE CAF ON 26 SEP 85 AT CFRC VICTORIA, BC. ON COMPLETION OF RECRUIT TRAINING AT CFB CORNWALLIS AND OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING AT THE CANADIAN FORCES SCHOOL OF ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICS (CFSAL WHICH IS NOW CFLTC) IN BORDEN HE BEGAN HIS CAREER AS AN ADMIN CLK IN CFB TRENTON

3. CPO 1 GAUDREAULT SERVED ON NUMEROUS BASES WHICH INCLUDING TRENTON, OTTAWA (FOUR TIMES), HALIFAX, TORONTO, BORDEN, AND ESQUIMALT. DURING HIS TIME ON THE COASTS, CPO 1 GAUDREAULT SERVED ON HMCS SKEENA AND WAS PART OF THE COMMISSIONING CREW OF HMCS FREDERICTON AND WAS EMPLOYED AS THE LOG CHIEF ON BOARD HMCS VANCOUVER

4. CPO 1 GAUDREAULT WAS PROMOTED TO HIS CURRENT RANK IN JUNE 2019 AND SERVED AS THE COMPT DIV CHIEF / RCN FSA OCC CPO 1 FOR C NAVY IN OTTAWA WHERE HE WALKED THE PLANK OR THE HALLWAYS OF CARLING CAMPUS FOR THE FINAL TIME ON 25 SEP 20

5. JEAN-FRANCOIS AND HIS WIFE HELEN (SGT PAGIATAKIS) RESIDE IN
OTTAWA, ON AND PLAN TO STAY IN THE AREA. JEAN-FRANCOIS WILL WASTE NO TIME ON RETIREMENT BY DRIVING TO HIS HOMETOWN TO GO HUNTING. AFTERWARDS HE WILL BE WORKING ON HIS GOLF SWING AND EVENTUALLY TRAVELING

6. DUE TO COVID-19, A DWD WILL BE HELD SOMETIME NEXT YEAR (DATE TBD). THE PLAN IS TO HAVE A COMBINED DWD WHEN HELEN ALSO RETIRES, SO LOOK FOR MORE DETAILS ON HER RETIREMENT MSG WHEN IT COMES OUT

7. CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES CAN BE FORWARDED TO PO 1 K. SNOW AT KEVIN.SNOW2@FORCES.GC.CA

1. APRES PLUS DE 35 ANS DE FIDELES ET DEDIES SERVICES AUX FORCES ARMEES CANADIENNES ET AU CANADA, LE PM 1 JEAN-FRANCOIS GAUDREAULT PRENDRA SA RETRAITE LE 05 JAN 21

2. JEAN-FRANCOIS EST ORIGINAIRE D ALMA, QC ET A JOINT LES FAC LE 26
SEP 85 AU CFRC VICTORIA, CB. A LA FIN DE SA FORMATION DE RECRUES A LA BFC CORNWALLIS ET DE SA FORMATION PROFESSIONNELLE A L ECOLE D ADMINISTRATION ET DE LOGISTIQUE DES FORCES CANADIENNES (EALC QUI EST MAINTENANT CILFC) A BORDEN, IL A COMMENCE SA CARRIERE EN TANT QUE COMMIS D ADMINISTRATION A BFC TRENTON

3. LE PM 1 GAUDREAULT A SERVI SUR DE NOMBREUSES BASES DONT TRENTON, OTTAWA (QUATRE FOIS), HALIFAX, TORONTO, BORDEN ET ESQUIMALT. PENDANT SON TEMPS SUR LES COTES, LE PM 1 GAUDREAULT A SERVI A BORD DU NCSM SKEENA, IL A FAIT PARTIE DE L EQUIPAGE DE MISE EN SERVICE DU NCSM FREDERICTON ET A ETE EMPLOYE COMME CHEF DE BORD SUR LE NCSM VANCOUVER

4. LE PM 1 GAUDREAULT A ETE PROMU A SON GRADE ACTUEL EN JUIN 2019 ET A SERVI EN TANT QUE CHEF DE DIV COMPT / PM1 OCC ASF MRC POUR CEMM A OTTAWA OU IL MARCHA SUR LA PLANCHE OU LES CORRIDORS DU CAMPUS CARLING POUR LA DERNIERE FOIS LE 25 SEP 20

5. JEAN-FRANCOIS ET SON EPOUSE HELEN (SGT PAGIATAKIS) RESIDENT A OTTAWA, ON ET PREVOIENT DEMEURER DANS LA REGION. JEAN-FRANC╠žOIS NE PERDRA PAS DE TEMPS A LA RETRAITE EN CONDUISANT A SA VILLE POUR ALLER CHASSER. APRES IL TRAVAILLERA SUR SON ELAN DE GOLF ET VOYAGERA EVENTUELLEMENT

6. EN RAISON DU COVID-19, UN DEPART DANS LA DIGNITE SERA TENU L AN PROCHAIN (DATE A DETERMINER). LE PLAN EST D AVOIR UN DEPART DANS LA DIGNITE COMBINE LORSQUE HELEN PRENDRA AUSSI SA RETRAITE, DONC VOUS VERREZ PLUS DE DETAILS SUR SON MESSAGE QUAND IL SERA EMIS

7. DES MESSAGES DE FELICITATION PEUVENT ETRE TRANSMIS A M 1 K. SNOW A

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