November 14, 2016

CANADIAN HONOURS AND DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT NOVEMBER 2016

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

MERITORIOUS SERVICE CROSS

(1) COL S.T. BOYLE - FOR VISIONARY LEADERSHIP AND SELFLESS DEDICATION AS AIR TASK FORCE COMD OF JTF-IRAQ, APR TO OCT 15

(2) COL M.H.L. BOURGON - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONALISM AS JTF COMD IRAQ, MAY TO NOV 15

(3) LCOL J.C. GUINEY - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP, PROFESSIONALISM AND DEDICATION AS THE INAUGURAL TASK FORCE COMD IN UKRAINE, AUG 15 TO JAN 16

(4) MAJ J.P.R. TREMBLAY - FOR REMARKABLE LEADERSHIP AS UNITED NATIONS AND HAITIAN POLICE TEAM LEADER, IN HAITI, MAR TO SEP 15

MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL

(1) LCOL D.J. PLETZ - FOR REMARKABLE LEADERSHIP, DEDICATION AND OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE WHILE DEPLOYED IN ROMANIA AND LITHUANIA AS COMD OF THE AIR TASK FORCE IN SUPPORT OF OP REASSURANCE, MAY 14 TO JAN 15

(2) LCOL F.W. RADIFF - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL ACUMEN AS CDN TARGET ENGAGEMENT AUTHORITY AND AIR TASK FORCE-IRAQ COORDINATION ELEMENT DIR IN QATAR, OCT 14 TO MAY 15

(3) LCDR B.A. TRAGER - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AND DEDICATION AS JTF-IRAQ SR IO AND OC OF THE NIC IN KUWAIT, APR TO DEC 15

(4) CAPT A. ALIBHAI - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AS A SPECIAL OPS PLANNING AND LO IN JORDAN

(5) CAPT C. BAILEY - FOR SUPERB WORK ETHIC AND DILIGENT ATTENTION TO DETAIL AS THE JTF INT TARGETING OFFICER IN KUWAIT, JAN TO OCT 15

(6) CAPT R. MACKENZIE - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND REMARKABLE VISION AS JTF PLANS OFFICER IN UKRAINE, AUG 15 TO JAN 16

(7) CWO J.G. SHORT - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AS JTF-IRAQ CWO IN KUWAIT, MAY TO NOV 15

CMPC ALSO TAKES THE OPPORTUNITY TO ANNOUNCE DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS FOR THE FOLLOWING DESERVING INDIVIDUALS

CDS COMMENDATION

(1) COL J. CADE - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONALISM AS CDA TO MEXICO, SINCE JUL 12

(2) CAPT(N) S.E. IRWIN - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AS DEPUTY TASK FORCE JERUSALEM AND DCOS OP SP FOR THE US SECURITY COORDINATOR, JUN 14 TO AUG 15

(3) COL A.R. THOMPSON - FOR OUTSTANDING DEDICATION AS THE DEFENCE COOPERATION ATTACHE TO THE US, JUN 12 TO JUN 15

(4) LCOL D. ELDER - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AS THE KEY STRATEGIC PLANNER IN THE RCAF AIR STAFF RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF THE RCAF VISION AND THE ASSOCIATED IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY, OTTAWA, MAR 11 TO JUN 14

(5) LCOL J.S. KETTLES - FOR PROFESSIONALISM IN ADMINISTERING FIRST AID TO AN INJURED CIVILIAN WHO HAD CRASHED HIS ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE NEAR BIBERWIER, AUSTRIA, 22 AUG 15

(6) LCOL P.A. LOCKHART - FOR OUTSTANDING DEDICATION AND PROFESSIONALISM AS COS JTF-IRAQ, OCT 14 TO MAY 15

(7) LCOL D.P. O REILLY - FOR TREMENDOUS LEADERSHIP AS DCOMD OF THE AIR TASK FORCE IN IRAQ, OCT 14 TO APR 15

(8) MAJ M.J. DRAHO - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AS CO OF THE IMMEDIATE RESPONSE UNIT DURING OP LENTUS 14-05 NEAR PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MB, JUL 14

(9) MAJ M. HLADIK - FOR SELFLESS DEDICATION AND INITIATIVE IN DEVELOPING AND DELIVERING AN INTERNET-BASED APPLICATION FOR THE CAF RESERVISTS, 2014 TO 2015

(10) MAJ D. HOLTZ - FOR OUTSTANDING DEDICATION AND PROFESSIONALISM AS SR IO AND OC OF THE NIC IN KUWAIT, OCT 14 TO MAY 15

(11) MAJ B. INSLEY - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION AS LETHAL TARGETS OFFICER IN COMBINED JTF OP INHERENT RESOLVE HQ, IN KUWAIT, OCT 14 TO APR 15

(12) MAJ M. REEKIE - FOR RESOLUTE LEADERSHIP AS THE ON-SCENE COMD FOLLOWING A SIGNIFICANT VEHICLE ACCIDENT AT CFB SHILO, MB, 12 MAR 14

(13) LCDR M.W. STEFANSON - FOR TIRELESS DEDICATION, INITIATIVE AND INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP AS THE PLANS OFFR OF COMBINED TASK FORCE 150 BAHRAIN IN SP OF OP ARTEMIS, NOV 14 TO APR 15

(14) MAJ W.P. TAYLOR (BRITISH ARMY) - FOR EXCEPTIONAL DEDICATION TO THE EW COMMUNITY WITHIN THE CAF DURING HIS EXCHANGE DUTY WITH 21 EW REGT KINGSTON, ON, APR 13 TO JUL 16

(15) MAJ D.G. WOOD - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP, MOTIVATION AND DEDICATION AS NATL EVENT COORDINATOR FOR THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, ON PARLIAMENT HILL, 20 SEP 15

(16) LT(N) K.P. MCNAMARA - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AND DEDICATION AS A FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE C-IED TASK FORCE IN OTTAWA, ON, 2007 TO 2011

(17) CAPT A.E.L. MIROSNIKOV - FOR GREAT PROFESSIONALISM AND DEDICATION AS THE SR INSTR FOR THE AD CELL AT THE RCA SCHOOL, GAGETOWN, NB, FEB 12 TO JUL 14

(18) CAPT E. SUDUL - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AS A LO WITHIN THE CAOC IN QATAR, OCT 14 TO MAY 15

(19) LT(N) N. TULLY - FOR EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, DEDICATION AND SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP WHILE DEPLOYED TO THE GULF OF ADEN AS HMCS REGINA S EMBARKED PADRE, AUG 12 TO MAR 13

(20) CAPT K.H. WOHLGEMUTH - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AND DEDICATION IN COORDINATING THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW OPERATIONAL SAR SOFTWARE AT THE CDN MISSION CONTROL CENTRE TRENTON, ON, JUN 13 TO MAY 15

(21) CPO 1 S.J. MURPHY - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AS THE COXN ABOARD HMCS FREDERICTON WHILE DEPLOYED TO THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA, JAN TO JUL 15

(22) CWO S.A. RICE - FOR REMARKABLE DEDICATION AND STALWART LEADERSHIP AS THE IMMEDIATE RESPONSE UNIT SM DURING OP LENTUS 14-05 NEAR PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MB, JUL 14

(23) CWO S.D. STEVENS - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION AS THE JTF-IRAQ SM IN KUWAIT, OCT 14 TO MAY 15

(24) MWO M. DOIRON - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONALISM UPON ARRIVAL AT THE SCENE OF A TRAGIC ACCIDENT AFTER A LAV III LIGHT-ARMOURED VEHICLE ROLLED OVER IN WAINWRIGHT, AB, 21 MAY 14

(25) MWO J.R.A. ROY - FOR TIRELESS EFFORTS AS AIR TASK FORCE SM WHEN ON MISSION IN ROMANIA AND LITHUANIA, MAY TO JAN 15

(26) WO J.S. BARRETT - FOR OUTSTANDING ACUMEN IN PLANNING, ORGANIZING AND PROVIDING AID TO LOCAL CHARITIES AS THE PRESIDENT, REGIONAL REP AND ROAD CAPT FOR THE VETERANS UN-NATO MOTORCYCLE GROUP, 2013 TO 2015

(27) WO B.K. BURCHART - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AND DEDICATION AS THE TRG MGR FOR THE CH147F CHINOOK MAINTENANCE TRG PROGRAM, SINCE AUG 11

(28) WO J.J.N. MOREAU - FOR DEDICATION AND ACTIONS UPON ARRIVAL AT THE SCENE OF A COLLISION BETWEEN TWO CIVILIAN VEHICLES IN THE RICHMOND AREA, QC, 8 OCT 13

(29) WO A.M. SLOMINSKA - FOR OUTSTANDING DEDICATION AND PROFESSIONALISM AS A MBR WITHIN THE LAND TASK FORCE OPS CENTRE IN POLAND DURING OP REASSURANCE, JAN TO JUL 15

(30) SGT J.-M. COLLIER - FOR REMARKABLE LEADERSHIP AS THE AA TO THE CDA IN NEW DELHI FOLLOWING A DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE NEAR KATHMANDU, NEPAL, 25 APR 15

(31) SGT P. LESSARD - FOR QUICK INTERVENTION BY PERFORMING THE HEIMLICH MANOEUVRE ON A CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE WHO WAS CHOKING ON A PIECE OF FOOD AT THE 2 CDN DIV CANTEEN, VALCARTIER, QC, 18 AUG 15

(32) SGT W.R. MCBEIGH, MCPL D.S. JAHN - FOR SELFLESSNESS AND PROFESSIONALISM BY PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO A PILOT WHO CRASH-LANDED ON PURPLE ROUTE IN WAINWRIGHT, AB, 16 MAY 13

(33) SGT A. MYERS - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TENACITY AS THE CDN CONTINGENT 2IC IN THE GENERAL DYNAMICS LAND SYSTEMS CDA TRIAL OF THE LAV III UP PROJECT, AUG TO SEP 13

(34) SGT A. SEEGMILLER - FOR TACTICAL ACUMEN AND EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AS CLOSE PROTECTION TM LDR TO THE CDN AMBASSADOR IN KABUL, NOV 14 TO JUN 15

(35) SGT M.A. THISELTON (AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE) - FOR EXCEPTIONAL DEDICATION TO THE EW COMMUNITY WITHIN THE CAF DURING HIS EXCHANGE DUTY WITH 21 EW REGT KINGSTON, ON, JUN 13 TO JUL 16

(36) PO 2 M.A.M. WADGE - FOR TIRELESS DEDICATION AND OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AS A MBR ABOARD HMCS REGINA WHILE DEPLOYED TO THE ARABIAN SEA, AUG 12 TO JAN 13

(37) SGT M. WARREN - FOR REMARKABLE LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION AS THE LEAD IN THE 1 CMBG AND 3 PPCLI MASTER SNIPER PROGRAM, SINCE 2013

(38) MCPL J.M.E. BEAUDOIN - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND DETERMINATION IN COMING TO THE AID OF AN INJURED HIKER WHO HAD FALLEN FROM A CLIFF NEAR WAWA, ON, 24 JUL 14

(39) MCPL J.-C. GLANDON - FOR PROFESSIONALISM AND COMPOSURE WHEN RESPONDING TO A TRAGIC PERSONAL WATERCRAFT ACCIDENT ON THE OTTAWA RIVER, NEAR ANTLER POINT IN PETAWAWA, ON, 3 AUG 14

(40) MCPL D.W. MCCUTCHEON - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM IN PROVIDING CRITICAL FIRST AID TO A LOCAL CITIZEN IN SIAULIAI, LITHUANIA, 19 DEC 14

(41) MCPL K.D.G. ROBINSON - FOR EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND LEADERSHIP IN PROVIDING ON-SCENE DIRECTION AND GUIDANCE TO BYSTANDERS WHILE CONCURRENTLY APPLYING FIRST AID TO TWO CASUALTIES AT THE SCENE OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT NEAR UPPER GAGETOWN, NB, 11 NOV 11

(42) CPL J.E.J. CASSIDY - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AND EFFICIENCY AS THE FIRST MEDICAL RESPONDER FOLLOWING A SIGNIFICANT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT AT THE CFB SHILO RANGE TRG AREA, MB, 12 MAR 14

(43) CPL T.A. GRIFFIS - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN PROVIDING CPR TO A VICTIM AT THE SCENE OF A COLLISION OF A TRANSPORT TRUCK AND A CYCLIST NEAR PETAWAWA, ON, 10 SEP 12

(44) CPL A. KOREK - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM IN RENDERING ASSISTANCE AND FIRST AID TO AN INJURED WOMAN AT THE SCENE OF A MULTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT NEAR PETERBOROUGH, ON, 27 SEP 13

(45) CPL O. WILLICH - FOR EXCEPTIONAL SKILL, ENDURANCE AND PROFESSIONALISM AS PRIMARY ON-SCENE MEDICAL CARE PROVIDER DURING THE RESCUE OF AN INJURED HIKER FROM A DEEP CREVASSE NEAR WAWA, ON, 24 JUL 14

(46) PTE V. O GORMAN - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND INVALUABLE ACTIONS AS THE FIRST RESPONDER FOLLOWING A HEAD-ON VEHICLE ACCIDENT INVOLVING SIX PASSENGERS NEAR COLD LAKE, AB, 25 NOV 14

(47) MR. B.W. ROSS - FOR OUTSTANDING DEDICATION AND PROFESSIONALISM AS POLICY ADVISOR WHILE DEPLOYED TO KUWAIT, OCT 14 TO MAY 15

(48) MS. J. THOMAS - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM IN HER ROLE IN THE CREATION OF THE FEDERAL SAR OPERATIONAL GOVERNANCE CTEE, WHICH WAS CRITICAL TO ENSURING THE COORDINATION AND COLLABORATION OF SAR ACTIVITIES BETWEEN CCG AND CAF, 2010 TO 2014

(49) MR. J.S. WILSON - FOR PROFESSIONALISM AND QUICK ACTIONS IN ADMINISTERING CPR TO A MEMBER OF HIS ROAD MAINTENANCE TEAM AT THE CFB GAGETOWN RANGE AND TRG AREA, NB, 3 JUL 14
CF MEDALLION FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE

(1) QUEEN S UNIVERSITY - IN PARTNERSHIP WITH RMC, QUEEN S UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHED A HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE CDN INSTITUTE FOR MILITARY AND VETERAN HEALTH RESEARCH, 2010

THE INFORMATION ABOVE REFLECTS THE SUBSTANTIVE RANK HELD BY THE MEMBERS AT THE DATE OF INCIDENT. MPRRS WILL BE UPDATED BY DH R UPON RELEASE OF THIS CANFORGEN

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