Governor General to Invest 45 Recipients into the Order of Military Merit-November 2017

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OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will preside over an Order of Military Merit investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, 
on Friday, November 10, 2017, at 3 p.m. The Governor General will bestow the honour on,

2 Commanders, 7 Officers and 36 Members.



Rear-Admiral Scott Edward George Bishop, C.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Intelligence Command
Ottawa, Ontario

Major-General Denis William Thompson, C.M.M., M.S.C., C.D.
Office of the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff
Ottawa, Ontario


Major Marie Josée Brigitte Allaire, O.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces School of Communications and Electronics
Kingston, Ontario

Lieutenant-Colonel Holly Abigail Bernita Apostoliuk, O.M.M., C.D.
Office of the Chief of the Air Force Staff
Ottawa, Ontario

Brigadier-General James Frederick Camsell, O.M.M., M.S.M, C.D.
5 Canadian Division Headquarters
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Captain(N) James Allan Clarke, O.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt
Victoria, British Columbia

Commodore Haydn Clyde Edmundson, O.M.M., M.S.M., C.D.
Office of Director General Military Careers
Ottawa, Ontario

Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Joseph McNeil, O.M.M., C.D.
Regional Cadet Support Unit (Central)
Borden, Ontario

Colonel Steven Masaaki Moritsugu, O.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Information Operations Group Headquarters
Ottawa, Ontario


Chief Warrant Officer Joseph Marcel Ghislain Angel, M.M.M., C.D.
5e Régiment d’artillerie légère du Canada
Courcelette, Quebec

Chief Warrant Officer Wayne John Bantock, M.M.M., C.D.
1 Service Battalion
Edmonton, Alberta

Captain Michael Joseph Charles Bastien, M.M.M., C.D.
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps School
Oromocto, New Brunswick

Warrant Officer Kevin Grant Beattie, M.M.M., C.D.
442 Transport and Rescue Squadron
Lazo, British Columbia

Warrant Officer Vickie Lucie Benoit, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Military Police Group Headquarters
Ottawa, Ontario

Petty Officer 1st Class Yves Leonide Bernard, M.M.M., C.D.
Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic)
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Master Warrant Officer Richard Joseph Rosaire Martin Bonenfant, M.M.M., C.D.
5 Combat Engineer Regiment
Courcelette, Quebec

Chief Warrant Officer John Andrew Andres Bonvie, M.M.M., M.S.M., C.D.
Canadian Special Operations Forces Command Headquarters
Ottawa, Ontario

Warrant Officer Marc Joseph Luc Boucher, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Intelligence Command Headquarters
Ottawa, Ontario

Warrant Officer Marcel Yan Boursier, M.M.M., C.D.
2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment
Québec, Quebec

Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Denis Colcy, M.M.M., C.D.
443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron
Victoria, British Columbia

Chief Warrant Officer Michael Allan Davis, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Materiel Support Group Headquarters
Ottawa, Ontario

Sergeant Adam de Bartok, M.M.M., C.D. 
Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre Headquarters
Kingston, Ontario

Chief Warrant Officer William Perry Fudge, M.M.M., C.D.
3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Petawawa, Ontario

Warrant Officer Renee Joyce Hansen, M.M.M., C.D.
Office of Director General Military Careers
Ottawa, Ontario

Master Warrant Officer John Arthur Thomas Heffernan, M.M.M., C.D.
37 Service Battalion
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Petty Officer 1st Class Sean Edward Roy Kelly, M.M.M., C.D.
Office of Director Naval Requirements
Ottawa, Ontario

Captain Stephane Joseph Claude Laplante, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering
Oromocto, New Brunswick

Master Warrant Officer William Jack Lovely, M.M.M., C.D.
4th Engineer Support Regiment
Oromocto, New Brunswick

Chief Warrant Officer Joseph André Serge Marcotte, M.M.M., C.D.
34 Signal Regiment
Westmount, Quebec

Warrant Officer Stephen Richard Miller, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Army Advanced War Centre
Trenton, Ontario

Master Warrant Officer Michael Morrison, M.M.M., C.D.
39 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters
Vancouver, British Columbia

Warrant Officer John Bernard O’Neill, M.M.M., C.D.
4th Canadian Division Training Center
Meaford, Ontario

Ranger Levi Palituq, M.M.M., M.B., C.D.
1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Master Warrant Officer Brett Robert Perry, M.M.M., C.D.
3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Edmonton, Alberta

Chief Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Charles Schwenker, M.M.M., C.D.
Office of Director General Military Careers
Ottawa, Ontario

Major James Edwin Short, M.M.M., C.D.
The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
Vancouver, British Columbia

Petty Officer 1st Class Jaime Elizabeth Stohl, M.M.M., C.D.
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Vancouver
Victoria, British Columbia

Master Warrant Officer Glen Curtis Taylor, M.M.M., C.D.
5 Service Battalion
Courcelette, Quebec

Warrant Officer Sergio Tomasi, M.M.M., C.D.
1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Petawawa, Ontario

Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Marie Valentine, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt
Victoria, British Columbia

Sergeant Marie VanAlstyne, M.M.M., C.D. 
3 Canadian Division Training Center
Wainwright, Alberta

Chief Warrant Officer Thomas Kenneth Verner, M.M.M., C.D.
Office of Director General Military Careers
Ottawa, Ontario

Chief Warrant Officer Joseph Andre Martin Walhin, M.M.M., C.D.
4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa
Petawawa, Ontario

Master Warrant Officer Gilbert Stephen Waye, M.M.M., C.D.
21 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron
Hornell Heights, Ontario

Master Warrant Officer Scott Robbins Wilson, M.M.M., C.D.
Office of the Assistant Chief of Military Personnel
Ottawa, Ontario

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