November 08, 2016

Governor General to Invest 46 Recipients into the Order of Military Merit November 10, 2016

Order of Military Merit Investiture Ceremony
November 8, 2016

Governor General to Invest 46 Recipients into the
Order of Military Merit


OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will preside over an Order of Military Merit investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 11 a.m. The Governor General will bestow the honour on
2 Commanders, 8 Officers and 36 Members.

Created in 1972, the Order of Military Merit recognizes meritorious service and devotion to duty by members of the Canadian Armed Forces. The Order honours them for their commitment to Canada, according to the following three levels of membership: Commander (C.M.M.), Officer (O.M.M.) and Member (M.M.M.)

ORDER OF MILITARY MERIT RECIPIENTS

COMMANDERS

Major-General Christian Juneau, C.M.M., M.S.M., C.D.
This is a promotion within the Order.
Office of the Chief of the Army Staff
Ottawa, Ontario

Rear-Admiral William Shawn Truelove, C.M.M., C.D.
This is a promotion within the Order.
Canadian Defence Liaison Staff (Washington)
Washington, D.C., United States of America

OFFICERS

Colonel Timothy James Bishop, O.M.M., M.S.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Recruiting Group Headquarters
Borden, Ontario

Lieutenant-Colonel Carla Marie Harding, O.M.M., C.D.
2 Service Battalion
Petawawa, Ontario

Colonel Derek Alan Macaulay, O.M.M., C.D.
3rd Canadian Division Support Group
Edmonton, Alberta

Colonel Scott Andrew Mcleod, O.M.M., M.S.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces College
Toronto, Ontario

Captain(N) Marta Beattie Mulkins, O.M.M., C.D.
Naval Reserve Headquarters
Québec, Quebec

Colonel Érick David Simoneau, O.M.M., M.S.M., C.D.
2 Wing Headquarters
Alouette, Quebec

Colonel Robert Daren Keith Walker, O.M.M., M.S.C., C.D.
Canadian Army Command and Staff College
Kingston, Ontario

Captain(N) Jeffery Blair Zwick, O.M.M., C.D.
Office of Chief of Programme
Ottawa, Ontario

MEMBERS

Warrant Officer Morgan Frans Biderman, M.M.M., C.D.
Naval Staff Comptroller and Support Services
Ottawa, Ontario

Warrant Officer François Joseph Serge Brunet, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School
Richelain, Quebec

Chief Warrant Officer Willard John Buchanan, M.M.M., C.D.
12e Régiment blindé du Canada
Courcelette, Quebec

Warrant Officer Scott Alexander Daigle, M.M.M., C.D.
2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Oromocto, New Brunswick

Warrant Officer Philippe Joseph Gaetan Dessureault Jr., M.M.M., C.D.
1st Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment
Courcelette, Quebec

Warrant Officer Stephen Gerald Deveau, M.M.M., C.D.
2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Shilo, Manitoba

Master Warrant Officer Dianne Margaret Doyle, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Base Suffield
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Master Warrant Officer Andrew Jack Durnford, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Special Ope
rations Regiment
Petawawa, Ontario

Master Warrant Officer Michael Patrick Forest, M.M.M., M.S.M., C.D.
3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Edmonton, Alberta

Petty Officer 2nd Class Vincent John Cotter Gouthro, M.M.M., C.D.
Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic)
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Warrant Officer Tracy Leigh Shyan Graham, M.M.M., C.D.
19 Air Maintenance Squadron
Lazo, British Columbia

Captain Kevin Wayne Gregory, M.M.M., C.D.
3rd Canadian Division Training Centre Detachment Shilo
Shilo, Manitoba

Warrant Officer Jonathan Douglas Hawtin, M.M.M., C.D.
1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
Shilo, Manitoba

Chief Warrant Officer Darren John Hessell, M.M.M., C.D.
1st Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Edmonton, Alberta

Chief Warrant Officer Garth Edward Hoegi, M.M.M., C.D.
2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
Petawawa, Ontario

Warrant Officer Cory Grant Kavanagh, M.M.M., C.D.
37 Combat Engineer Regiment
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Chief Warrant Officer Joseph Bernard Robert Lafontaine, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Army Intelligence Regiment
Kingston, Ontario

Master Warrant Officer Steven Gary Leblanc, M.M.M., C.D.
1 Engineer Support Unit
Kingston, Ontario

Chief Warrant Officer Joseph Germain Daniel Legault, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Joint Incident Response Unit–Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear
Astra, Ontario

Warrant Officer Patrick André Lemieux, M.M.M., C.D.
1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Petawawa, Ontario

Warrant Officer Karen Margaret MacLean, M.M.M., C.D.
1st Batallion, The Nova Scotia Highlanders (North)
Truro, Nova Scotia

Master Warrant Officer Nadia Anne MacQueen, M.M.M., C.D.
4th Canadian Division Support Group Petawawa
Petawawa, Ontario

Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class David Kenneth McAlpine, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt
Victoria, British Columbia

Major David Arthur Muralt, M.M.M., C.D.
Integrated Personnel Support Centre Kingston
Kingston, Ontario
Warrant Officer Alessandro Pacifico Pellizzari, M.M.M., C.D.
5 Service Battalion
Courcelette, Quebec

Master Warrant Officer Didier Jean-Paul Louis Pignatel, M.M.M., C.D.
19 Wing Headquarters
Lazo, British Columbia

Sergeant Jeremy Pinchin, M.M.M., S.M.V., C.D.
3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment
Petawawa, Ontario

Major Mark William Rosin, M.M.M., C.D.
Regional Cadet Support Unit (Northwest)
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Ranger Martin Scott, M.M.M., C.D.
Aupaluk Canadian Ranger Patrol
Aupaluk, Quebec

Captain Thomas Henry Sutton, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Special Operations Forces Command Headquarters
Ottawa, Ontario

Major Douglas Michael Thorlakson, M.M.M., C.D.
4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa
Petawawa, Ontario

Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Todd Tucker, M.M.M., C.D.
The Calgary Highlanders
Calgary, Alberta

Captain Patrick Joseph White, M.M.M., C.D.
5th Canadian Division Headquarters
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Chief Warrant Officer Michael James Whitman, M.M.M., C.D.
12 Wing Headquarters
Shearwater, Nova Scotia

Master Warrant Officer Grace Lydia Wille, M.M.M., C.D.
Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake
Cold Lake, Alberta

Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class David Wilson, M.M.M., C.D.
Sea Training (Pacific)
Victoria, British Columbia

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