Adjuc/CWO Denis Breault, CD
After 41+ years of loyal and dedicated service to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Military Engineer Branch, CWO Denis Breault, CD (bio to follow in a future message) will retire on 3 March 2018.
A Depart with Dignity ceremony will take place on Friday, 2 March 2018 at the Fox and Feather Pub and Grill, 283 Elgin St, Ottawa (details for timings to follow in a future message).
Anecdotes or retirement wishes may be sent to Maj Jorma Hamalainen, JORMA.HAMALAINEN@forces.gc.ca, CSN: 997-7704, no later than 15 February 2018.
Chief Warrant Officer Denis Breault will retire on 03 March 2018 after more than 41 years of good and loyal service with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Chief Warrant Officer Breault joined the CAF on 22 September 1976 and served with 2 R22R in Quebec City, in 1977 he was posted to 1 R22R in Lahr Germany as an armoured vehicle driver.
In 1980 CWO Breault was granted an occupational transfer to the Construction Engineering Technician occupation.
As a CE Tech his postings included: Trenton, Valcartier, CFS Kamloops, Edmonton, CFS Holberg, CFB Chilliwack, Moncton, ASU Chilliwack, Shilo, and Selfkant Germany.
On 01 December 2008 he was promoted to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer and employed as the logistic division CWO in Bagotville, he was then posted to D Air Pers Strat Ottawa as the Construction Engineering Occupation Manager. On 01 April 2014 he transferred to the Air Reserves and was employed at D Air Pers Strat in Ottawa as part of the occupation structure development team.
During his career CWO Breault had the opportunity to participate in deployments such as SFOR Sarajevo (1997), TF Aviano Italy (1999), Coralici Bosnia (1999) and Tomislavgrad Bosnia (2000).
Denis and his wife Shirley-Ann will relocate in northern Ontario after his retirement from the CAF to be near their daughter Britanie.