On 9 June 2017, BGen Steve Irwin (Ret'd), our Colonel Commandant, presented CWO Ron Swift with the CME Branch Commendation. CWO Swift will retire on 12 July this year after 35 years of service.
Certificate No 037 reads:
This commendation is presented in recognition of his outstanding service as the CME Branch CWO from 7 May 2015 to 9 June 2017. He provided outstanding advice and guidance to the Colonel Commandant and the broader Branch leadership with a constant focus on representing all Branch NCMs and on promoting unity and Branch cohesion. His ability to frame tactical level issues within the strategic realities of the CAF has greatly improved communications across the Branch. His leadership and dedication have extended to all areas of Branch and he has been a steadfast supporter and advocate of the CMEA.