Capt Z.J.E. Morrow, CD

    • Capt Z.J.E. Morrow, CD

    After more than 12 years of loyal and dedicated service to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Military Engineers, Capt Zachary Morrow, CD, will retire on 21 January 2022. Congratulatory messages and best wishes can be sent to MWO K.P. Comerford at

    A virtual DWD will take place at 1300 hrs on 21 Jan 22 via MS Teams. All are welcome to view the ceremony at the following link:

    Capt Zachary “Zach” Morrow enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces in 2009 as an Engineer Officer from Dartmouth, NS. He subsequently completed a B.Eng in Chemical Engineering at the University of McGill through the Regular Officer Training Plan. 

    Upon completion of his degree in Dec 2014, he was commissioned and posted to the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering, where he completed BEOC 1.2. He was subsequently posted to 4 Engineer Support Regiment in May 2016. While at 4 ESR, Zach was employed as the Squadron Operations Officer in 43 CIED quadron, subsequently as the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Troop Commander, and finally as Squadron 2IC. While in these positions,
    he was qualified as Tactical Exploiter and IEDD Assistant Operator. Zach also held the roles of Senior Subaltern, Unit Explosive Safety Officer,
    DART Engr Tp Comd, and DART Engr Sqn Ops O. Following his passion for physical fitness, he established the 4 ESR Performance Sports Team, acting as both the Lead Training Coordinator and Team Leader.

    In 2018, Capt Morrow was posted to CFSME as the Admin Squadron 2IC. A year later, he moved to the Tactics Squadron where he was an instructor and the Squadron 2IC. Capt Morrow instructed on numerous BEOC 1.1, BEOC 1.2, DP3B, CEOCs as well as IEOCs. 

    Zach, his wife Jen, and their son Johnathan will remain in Fredericton, NB, where Zach will continue with his passion for powerlifting and practice engineering with Forest Protection Limited. In his new career, he will establish an operations center responsible for coordinating resources
    used in fighting forest fires across New Brunswick and Canada.