February 11, 2017

HONOURS AND DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT December 2016

HONOURS AND DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT

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

MERITORIOUS SERVICE CROSS

(1) COL J.R.S. BOIVIN - FOR OUTSTANDING POLITICAL SENSE AND DEDICATION AS COMD TF EL GORAH AND MFO CHIEF OF LIAISON, JUN 14 TO JUL 15

(2) A MEMBER FROM CANSOFCOM WAS AWARDED THE MSC FOR LEADERSHIP AND MEDICAL INTERVENTION WHICH SAVED NUMEROUS LIVES DURING A MASS CASUALTY EVENT IN A THEATRE OF OPERATION OUTSIDE CANADA. FOR SECURITY AND OPERATIONAL REASONS, THE NAME OF THE RECIPIENT IS NOT RELEASED

MEDAL OF BRAVERY

(1) CPL A.D. FISHER - FOR COURAGEOUS ACTIONS IN HER EFFORTS TO RESCUE A COLLEAGUE IN SAN DIEGO, CA, USA, 11 MAR 15

(2) TWO MEMBERS FROM CANSOFCOM WERE AWARDED THE MB FOR COURAGEOUS ACTIONS WHILE OUTSIDE CANADA. FOR SECURITY AND OPERATIONAL REASONS, THE NAMES AND CITATIONS OF THE RECIPIENTS ARE NOT RELEASED
BAR TO THE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL

(1) COL J.A. IRVINE - FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AND PROFESSIONALISM AS COMD JTF-IRAQ, NOV 15 TO JUN 16

MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL

(1) BGEN D.A. MACAULAY - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONALISM WHILE DEPLOYED IN IRAQ AS COS OF THE COMBINED JOINT FORCES LAND COMPONENT COMMAND-IRAQ, APR 15 TO MAR 16

(2) HCOL J.K.F. IRVING - FOR EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT AND SELFLESS DEDICATION AS HCOL OF 3 FD REGT IN SAINT JOHN, NB, SINCE 2009

(3) MAJ J.M.P. D ORSONNENS - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM AND DEDICATION AS A MLO DURING THE CIVIL WAR IN SOUTH SUDAN, OCT 13 TO APR 14

(4) MAJ P.D. HURLEY - FOR UNWAVERING PROFESSIONALISM AND DETERMINED RESILIENCE AS A MLO WHILE DEPLOYED TO THE UN MISSION IN SOUTH SUDAN (UNMISS), OCT 13 TO APR 14

(5) MAJ W.C.J. LINDSAY - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION AS THE D/TF COMD OF TF SOUTH SUDAN AND AS THE UNMISS JOC PLANS OFFR, AUG 14 TO JUN 15

(6) MAJ D. WARD - FOR PROVIDING UNWAVERING LEADERSHIP AND GUIDANCE TO HIS TM WHILE ADVISING AND ASSISTING ALLIED COMDS TO REGAIN THE INITIATIVE AND RE-ESTABLISH THE DEFENSIVE LINE

(7) CAPT J. HARMON (US ARMY) - FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND INITIATIVE AS THE RE-INTEGRATION SPECIALIST OF A CDN CITIZEN AFTER HIS RESCUE IN AFGHANISTAN, DEC 15 TO JAN 16

(8) CPO 1 A.J. TIFFIN - FOR INSPIRED LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONALISM AS THE JTF-IRAQ CWO, NOV 15 TO JUN 16

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

CDS COMMENDATION

(1) MAJ J. MACDONALD (USAF AUXILIARY) - FOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONALISM IN PROVIDING MEDICAL CARE TO A CDN AIR CADET IN JINAN, CHINA, 30 JUL 15

(2) MAJ J.M.E. QUIRION - FOR EXEMPLARY PROFESSIONALISM AND UNWAVERING DEDICATION AS THE CDN CONTINGENT DCOMD FOR JTF NIJMEGEN, IN 2013 AND 2014

(3) CAPT Y.H. AHN - FOR PROFESSIONALISM AND DECISIVE ACTIONS IN RENDERING ASSISTANCE AND FIRST AID TO AN INJURED CASUALTY FOLLOWING A SERIOUS AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT IN EDMONTON, AB, 28 MAR 13

(4) CAPT J.M. FERNANDEZ - FOR LEADERSHIP AND SENSE OF INITIATIVE SHOWN IN COMING TO THE AID OF A PERSON STRUCK BY THE METRO IN COTE- DES-NEIGES STATION, MONTREAL, QC, 9 FEB 14

(5) CAPT D.H. JORDAN, CAPT L.-A.C. PROZNICK - FOR SELFLESS ACTIONS IN PERFORMING CPR TO A MAN WHO HAD SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK IN A LOCAL STORE IN WHITEHORSE, YT, 24 JUN 15

(6) CAPT J.C.C. RICHER - FOR EXEMPLARY LEADERSHIP AS D MUS OF THE BAND OF THE CG IN OTTAWA, ON, SEP 12 TO AUG 14

(7) WO O. DESCHENEAUX - FOR EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND OUTSTANDING EFFORTS AFTER A CATEGORY 2 TORNADO STRUCK THE TOWN OF ANGUS, ON, 17 JUN 14

(8) WO D. DORKEN, CPL S. RIVARD - FOR SWIFT AND SELFLESS ACTIONS IN ADMINISTERING FIRST AID TO A YOUNG GIRL WHO WAS STRUCK BY A VEHICLE IN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 14 MAY 16

(9) SGT D.M. BAKER - FOR STRONG LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION AS THE CG CONTINGENT COMD FOR THE NATIONAL SENTRY PROGRAM IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE TRAGIC SHOOTING OF CPL CIRILLO IN OTTAWA, ON, 22 OCT 14

(10) SGT M. MACINTYRE - FOR DECISIVE LEADERSHIP AND SELFLESS ACTIONS IN PREVENTING A YOUNG GIRL FROM JUMPING OFF A BRIDGE IN BRANDON, MB, 4 JAN 14

(11) SGT C. SYRIE - FOR DECISIVE AND SELFLESS ACTIONS IN TAKING CONTROL OF THE SCENE OF A FIVE-VEHICLE ACCIDENT INVOLVING MULTIPLE VICTIMS ON HWY 17 NEAR ARNPRIOR, ON, 2 JUN 15

(12) SGT V.A. TRAVERS - FOR LEADERSHIP AND COURAGEOUS ACTIONS IN RESCUING AN INJURED DRIVER WHOSE SEMI-TRAILER HAD TOPPLED OVER ON HWY 401 WEST OF KINGSTON, ON, 22 MAR 14

(13) SGT M.P. TURESKY - FOR SELFLESS ACTIONS IN RESCUING TWO MEN FROM A CAPSIZED CANOE NEAR CEDAR ISLAND ON LAKE ONTARIO, 18 JUN 14

(14) MCPL K. CHERCHNEV - FOR SWIFT AND DECISIVE ACTIONS IN PROVIDING FIRST AID TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER INVOLVED IN A SERIOUS VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN DESOTO COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, USA, 5 NOV 14

(15) MCPL R.G. HUNT - FOR QUICK AND SELFLESS ACTIONS IN RESCUING A COLLEAGUE FROM IMMINENT DROWNING NEAR NOOTKA ISLAND, BC, 11 SEP 13

(16) CPL E. ALTOFT - FOR QUICK AND SELFLESS ACTIONS IN RESCUING A TEENAGER WHO HAD BEEN SWEPT AWAY BY THE FAST CURRENT IN THE RIDEAU RIVER NEAR STRATHCONA PARK, OTTAWA, ON, 12 JUN 13

(17) CPL J.W. BOOTH - FOR SELFLESS ACTIONS IN PROVIDING FIRST AID TO THE DRIVER OF A VAN INVOLVED IN A VEHICLE COLLISION ON HWY 28 NEAR COLD LAKE, AB, 24 NOV 14

(18) CPL J. GENGE - FOR LEADERSHIP AND SELFLESS ACTIONS IN PROVIDING FIRST AID TO TWO CRITICALLY INJURED PASSENGERS TRAPPED IN A PARTIALLY OVERTURNED VEHICLE IN OTTAWA, ON, 6 SEP 15

(19) PTE L. MAYO - FOR EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND QUICK LIFE- SAVING ACTIONS FOLLOWING A HEAD-ON COLLISION BETWEEN TWO TRANSPORT TRUCKS IN BRANDON, MB, 13 MAY 14

CF UNIT COMMENDATION

(1) 42 RDR SQN COLD LAKE - FOR STEADFAST OPERATIONAL FOCUS AND TIRELESS EFFORTS IN SUPPORT OF FORCE EMPLOYMENT AND FORCE GENERATION, WHICH HAVE BOLSTERED THE RCAF S MISSION READINESS REQUIRED TO SUPPORT OUR NATIONAL INTERESTS, JUL 14 TO MAY 15

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