August 26, 2014

Canadian Armed Forces-HONOURS AND DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT 21 AUG 2014

CANFORGEN 142/14 CMP 064/14 211132Z AUG 14
HONOURS AND DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT
UNCLASSIFIED

ON BEHALF OF THE QUEEN, HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR GENERAL HAS APPROVED NATIONAL HONOURS FOR THE FOLLOWING DESERVING INDIVIDUALS


MERITORIOUS SERVICE CROSS

(1) MGEN D.J. MILNER - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AS THE COMD OF THE CANADIAN CONTRIBUTION TO THE TRAINING MISSION AND THE COMMANDING GENERAL OF THE NATO TRAINING MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN, MAR 13 TO MAR 14

(2) WO J.C. PELLETIER - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP, INITIATIVE AND DEDICATION IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE WHICH STRUCK HAITI, 12 JAN 10


MEDAL OF BRAVERY

(1) SGT N.E. PENNY, MCPL R.J. FEATHERSTONE - FOR BRAVE EFFORTS IN THE RESCUE OF THREE PEOPLE STRANDED IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, SOUTH OF CAPE SABLE ISLAND, NS, 27 MAR 12


MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL

(1) GEN D. MERCIER (FRENCH AIR FORCE) - FOR HIS STRATEGIC APPROACH AND HIS DETERMINATION IN RENEWING BILATERAL COOPERATION BETWEEN FRANCE AND CANADA, SINCE 2012

(2) BGEN T.N. BALFE - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL ACUMEN AS THE DCOS, COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE ISAF IN AFGHANISTAN, MAY 13 TO MAR 14

(3) COL G.D. CORBOULD - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONALISM AS THE DEP COMMANDING GENERAL FOR COALITION EFFECTS AND TRANSITION FOR COMBINED JOINT TASK FORCE - 101 AND REGIONAL COMMAND EAST, AFGHANISTAN, FEB 13 TO FEB 14

(4) CAPT(N) R.G. PUMPHREY - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AS THE DCOMD OF THE MINISTERIAL ADVISORY GROUP FOR THE MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR IN AFGHANISTAN, MAY 13 TO MAR 14

(5) LCOL J.S. FIFE - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MENTORING SKILLS AS THE COMD OF THE COALITION S CONSOLIDATED FIELDING CENTRE TRAINING ADVISORY GROUP IN AFGHANISTAN, JUL 13 TO MAR 14

(6) LCOL S.M. PLOURDE - FOR STELLAR LEADERSHIP AND OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AS THE ARMED FORCES ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES ADVISORY TEAM LEAD IN AFGHANISTAN, JUL TO DEC 13

(7) LCOL D.W. SHUSTER - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AND UNTIRING LEADERSHIP AS THE DCOMD - POLICE, NATO TRAINING MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN, NOV 12 TO NOV 13

(8) MAJ R.K. NICKERSON - FOR OUTSTANDING DEDICATION AND PROFESSIONALISM AS THE ASSISTANT DEFENCE ATTACHE IN AMMAN, JORDAN, APR TO OCT 13

(9) LT(N) J.J. NADEAU - FOR REMARKABLE DEDICATION AND GENEROSITY IN STRIVING TO IMPROVE THE LIVING CONDITIONS OF HAITIANS, FROM 2009 TO 2011

(10) CWO W.J. CRABB - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND COMMAND PRESENCE AS THE NATO TRAINING MISSION SERGEANT MAJOR IN AFGHANISTAN, APR 13 TO MAR 14

(11) ONE MEMBER FROM CDI WAS AWARDED A MSM. FOR SECURITY AND OPERATIONAL REASONS, THE NAME AND CITATION OF THE RECIPIENT ARE NOT RELEASED


CMP IS ALSO PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS FOR THE FOLLOWING DESERVING INDIVIDUALS


CDS COMMENDATION

(1) COL J.E. GOODMAN - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONALISM AS THE MINISTERIAL ADVISORY GROUP CHIEF OF ADVISORS TO THE AFGHAN MINISTRY OF DEFENCE IN AFGHANISTAN, MAY 12 TO MAY 13

(2) LCOL A. DUGAS - FOR REMARKABLE LEADERSHIP AND OUTSTANDING WORK AS ADVISOR TO THE AFGHAN DEPUTY MINISTER IN CHARGE OF DEFENCE STRATEGIES AND POLICIES AND ALSO AS CANADIAN SENIOR OFFICER AT CAMP EGGERS, AFGHANISTAN, NOV 12 TO JUN 13

(3) LCOL J.R.L. GUILLETTE - FOR OUTSTANDING EFFORT AS ADVISOR TO THE COS OF AFGHAN AIR FORCE UNIVERSITY AND AS CANADIAN SENIOR OFFICER AT KABUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - NORTH, AFGHANISTAN, NOV 12 TO JUN 13

(4) LCOL J.G. LANGELIER - FOR REMARKABLE LEADERSHIP AND OUTSTANDING WORK AS COS AND DCO OF THE TRAINING ADVISORY GROUP AT KMTC, AFGHANISTAN, OCT 12 TO JUL 13

(5) LCOL S. MALCOLM - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND DETERMINATION AS THE SENIOR GRADUATE MEDICAL ADVISOR AT THE ARMED FORCES ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES IN AFGHANISTAN, NOV 12 TO JUN 13

(6) MAJ F.G. AULD - FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AND STEADFAST LOYALTY AS THE EA TO THE COMD OF THE CANADIAN CONTRIBUTION IN AFGHANISTAN, MAY 12 TO MAY 13

(7) MAJ J.G.B. COUILLARD - FOR OUTSTANDING WORK AS A SURGEON WITH THE TASK FORCE WITHIN CANADA S CONTRIBUTION TO THE NATO TRAINING MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN, OCT 12 TO JUN 13

(8) MAJ S.J. DESTREMPES - FOR REMARKABLE LEADERSHIP AND OUTSTANDING WORK AS J3 WITH CANADA S CONTRIBUTION TO THE NATO TRAINING MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN, OCT 12 TO JUL 13

(9) LCDR K.A. DUFOUR - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONALISM AS DIRECTOR OF FORCE INTEGRATION WITHIN THE DCOMD - SOF ORGANIZATION IN AFGHANISTAN, OCT 12 TO JUN 13

(10) MAJ J.D.F. JEAN - FOR REMARKABLE LEADERSHIP AND OUTSTANDING MENTORSHIP AS COS OF THE CONSOLIDATED FIELDING CENTRE IN AFGHANISTAN, NOV 12 TO JUL 13

(11) CAPT G. BERTRAND - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND TIRELESS EFFORTS AS J1 WITH CANADA S CONTRIBUTION TO THE NATO TRAINING MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN, NOV 12 TO JUL 13

(12) CAPT S.J.F.V. CARON - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN REVITALIZING AND ORGANIZING CAF SMALL ARMS COMPETITIONS, 2010 AND 2011

(13) CAPT C. STENNER - FOR DEDICATION AND PROFESSIONALISM IN DELIVERING AN EFFECTIVE EXPEDITION TRAINING PROGRAM AT 2554 RCACC, THE CALGARY EXPEDITION CENTRE AND THE RCIS (NORTHWEST), 2009 TO 2013

(14) MWO A.J. DURNFORD - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION IN THE CONDUCT OF OP SICILY AS THE CDN CONTINGENT SERGEANT MAJOR AND GUARD SERGEANT MAJOR, FALL OF 2012 TO SUMMER OF 2013

(15) MWO J.L. JOHNSON - FOR EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE AS A MEMBER OF MULTINATIONAL JOINT INTEGRATED TASK FORCE SHAFAFIYAT WITHIN ISAF HQ IN AFGHANISTAN, OCT 12 TO JUL 13

(16) WO D.C. LAMOUREUX - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AS AN AIR ADVISOR TO THE AFGHAN AIR FORCE IN AFGHANISTAN, DEC 12 TO JUL 13

(17) WO J.D. PROULX - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND EXPERTISE WHILE DEPLOYED WITH THE COMBINED JOINT ENGINEERING BRANCH WITHIN ISAF HQ IN KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, JUL 12 TO JUL 13

(18) SGT J.S. D ARAGON - FOR HIS EFFORTS, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS AS TECHNICAL ASSISTANT TO THE PARACHUTE RIGGER SPECIALIST OF THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, JUL 10 TO JUL 12

(19) SGT D. HORTON - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP, DEDICATION AND EXPERTISE AS A DET COMD WITHIN THE SPECIAL OPS ADVISORY GROUP AT CAMP MOREHEAD IN AFGHANISTAN, FEB TO JUL 13

(20) MCPL P. COLLIER - FOR QUICK AND OUTSTANDING ACTIONS IN EXTRACTING TWO ELDERLY OCCUPANTS FROM AN OVERTURNED VEHICLE AND PROVIDING THEM WITH FIRST AID, NEAR DRYDEN, ON, 27 DEC 12

(21) CPL L.-A. MACDONALD - FOR OUTSTANDING ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL ACUMEN AS THE RMS SUPPORT CLERK AT THE CAF CONDUCT AFTER CAPTURE NATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE IN KINGSTON, ON, SINCE 2009
(22) PTE C. ENCIL - FOR QUICK AND DECISIVE ACTIONS AT AN ACCIDENT SITE WHEN HE PLUNGED INTO WAIST-DEEP ICY WATER TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY CARE TO A VICTIM SUSPENDED BY HER SEATBELT, IN PEMBROKE, ON, 9 MAR 12

(23) PTE C.J. MACEACHERN, PTE D.A. WATTS - FOR OUTSTANDING LIFE- SAVING ACTIONS BY ADMINISTERING FIRST AID TO AN UNCONSCIOUS VICTIM OF A CAR ACCIDENT, NEAR CFB SHILO, MB, 18 SEP 09

(24) ONE MEMBER FROM CFS LEITRIM WAS AWARDED THE CDSC FOR OUTSTANDING ACTIONS IN AFGHANISTAN. FOR SECURITY AND OPERATIONAL REASONS, THE NAME AND CITATION OF THE RECIPIENT ARE NOT RELEASED

(25) ONE MEMBER FROM JTF X KINGSTON WAS AWARDED THE CDSC FOR OUTSTANDING ACTIONS IN AFGHANISTAN. FOR SECURITY AND OPERATIONAL REASONS, THE NAME AND CITATION OF THE RECIPIENT ARE NOT RELEASED

(26) ONE MEMBER FROM CANSOFCOM WAS AWARDED THE CDSC FOR OUTSTANDING ACTIONS IN AFGHANISTAN. FOR SECURITY AND OPERATIONAL REASONS, THE NAME AND CITATION OF THE RECIPIENT ARE NOT RELEASED


CF MEDALLION FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE

(1) MR. R. TUMMEL (US CONTRACTOR) - FOR EXCEPTIONAL TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND UNWAVERING DEDICATION AS AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST AT THE CONSOLIDATED FIELDING CENTRE IN AFGHANISTAN, OCT 12 TO JUL 13

THE INFORMATION ABOVE REFLECTS THE SUBSTANTIVE RANK HELD BY THE MEMBERS AT THE DATE OF INCIDENT


ON BEHALF OF THE CDS, I EXTEND MY SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL RECIPIENTS. THE LEADERSHIP, PROFESSIONALISM AND DEDICATION YOU HAVE DISPLAYED REFLECT WELL ON OUR DEFENCE TEAM

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