Retirement messages 2018-09-20T18:54:37+00:00

Retirement messages

For any retirement messages wished to be sent out to the RCEME family, please send to our mailbox:

The guidelines and format can be seen in Communiqué 01-2018 here.

October 2018

  • 28 Oct: Cpl Brian Thomas will retire on 28 October, 2018 after 11 years of loyal and dedicated service to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). A friendly departure lunch was held on 28 August, 2018. Congratulatory messages, anecdotes, or best wishes can be sent to MCpl Gauthier at Shawn.Gauthier@FORCES.GC.CA.

September 2018

  • 29 SeptLCol McLean has retired from the CAF after more than 34 years of loyal and dedicated service to Canada as a member of the RCEME Corps effective on 15 June 2018. A DWD will be held at Barrack Green Armoury Officers Mess on Saturday 29 September 2018 at 1900. Congratulatory messages, stories, anecdotes or best wishes can be sent to Major Roger Peters at
  • 27 Sept: After more than 30 years of service in the CAF, Capt Zimmerling has retired effective 14 Sept 18. A luncheon will be held at Baton Rouge on St. Joseph Boul. at 1130 hrs. Please confirm your attendance to the event coordinator, Capt Rose who can be reached at can also forward any stories, anecdotes or photos to the same address.
  • 27 Sept: Cpl Willy Montes-Rodriguez will retire from the CAF on Sept 27 2018, after 3+ years of loyal and dedicated service. A luncheon in his honor will be held on September 25 at Pizzéria Paquet, Ste-Catherine-de-la-J-Cartier. POC for congratulatory messages and anecdotes, Sgt Martin Faucher:
  • 9 SeptLCol Bruno Lord
  • 9 SeptSgt Adrian Petca

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January 2018