Capt Luc Lemieux, CD
After 29 years of loyal and dedicated service to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Canadian Military Engineer Branch, Capt Luc Lemieux, CD, will retire on 14 June 2019. A Depart with Dignity Ceremony will take place at the end of the summer. For further details, please contact Maj Peter McRae. Anecdotes or retirement wishes may be sent to the OPI by e-mail. OPI: Maj Peter McRae, email at Peter.McRae@Forces.gc.ca.
Captain Lemieux is currently employed at CFINTCOM as part of the Geospatial Partnerships and Policy section, but initially joined as a Governor Generals Footguard in 1989 and spent the summer parading on parliament hill. He then went on to Cornwallis in the fall and further to Chilliwack in 1990 for his QL3 Combat Engineer course. Upon completion he was posted to 22 Field Squadron in Gagetown until his remuster in 1994 to Survey Technician at the Mapping and Charting Establishment (MCE). During his career at MCE he deployed to Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan, but his most memorable deployment were the repeated trips the Canadian Arctic where he was part of various survey operations. Capt Lemieux held numerous positions at MCE, including Survey Journeyman and Section Commander, Troop Warrant Officer, Operations MWO, Military Mapping Standards officer and finally RSM (and even taught for a few year at CFSME Gagetown).
Capt Lemieux will be moving to the Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation with Natural Resources Canada in Ottawa, with the full support of his family, friends and peers. A small DWD will be held post summer in Ottawa; anecdotes and messages can be forwarded directly to himself or Maj Peter McRae.