Capt J.R.J. Landry, CD
Captain J.R.J. "Jacques" Landry, CD, will retire from the CAF on 07 August 2018, after more than 35 years of loyal and dedicated service to the CAF and the Canadian Military Engineer Branch (bio attached). In order to honour Capt Landry’s service in the CAF and to wish him well in his retirement, a luncheon will be held Friday, 03 August 2018 (1100-1400hrs) in Ottawa, ON, at the Heart and Crown, 67 Clarence St. Please RSVP and send all congratulatory messages, anecdotes, photos, farewell messages to CWO Glenn Simpkin Glenn.Simpkin@forces.gc.ca before 27 July 2018.
Captain Jacques Landry joined the Canadian Armed Forces as a Direct Entry Officer in May 1983 after completing a Civil Engineering Technical Diploma in Montreal.
On graduating from basic training in 1986, language training, on-job-training at the Base Construction Engineering Section and finally his Military Engineering phase training in Chilliwack, BC, Capt Landry’s first posting was to Canadian Forces Station Senneterre, Quebec as the Station Construction Engineering Officer.
In 1988, Capt Landry was posted to Ottawa, where he held staff officer position with Director General Infrastructure. In Summer 1990, he went back to Chilliwack as a course instructor and Platoon Officer at the Canadian Forces Officer Cadet School. From 1991 to 1995, Capt Landry worked at National Defence Headquarters, where he held several positions as Requirements Officer at DG Infrastructure and at DG Intelligence. In 1995, he was posted to Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre Ottawa as Military Career Counsellor and Network administrator. In 2002, Capt Landry was transferred back to the CME Branch to J3 Engineer Operations at NDHQ as the Canadian Military Engineer Branch Adjutant. And since that time, Capt Landry is still serving in this position.
Capt Landry was awarded a CME Branch Commendation in 2011, a CME Association’s Commendation in 2012 and two Canadian Armed Forces Chief Military Engineer’s coins in 2015 and 2018 for his outstanding commitment, dedication and professionalism as CME Branch Adjutant since 2002.
Capt Landry is married to Jacinte Drouin since 1983 and they have two children, Lea and Elie.