CWO Ed Brennan, CD

    CWO Ed Brennan is retiring from the CF on the 02 Dec 2008 after 24 plus years of dedicated services to the CF.

    Born in Bonavista (hometown Stock Cove) Newfoundland 1965, Ed joined the CF in May 1983 (YTEP) as a Marine Engineer (Stoker). After Basic Training in Cornwallis he was posted to HMCS Assiniboine, Halifax. He also sailed on HMCS Saguenay and HMCS Annapolis. During his time in the Navy he sailed one NATO, and hit some great ports such as Norway, Scotland, Bermuda, Florida, Virgin Islands; Great Lakes; and many other ports on the US and Canadian eastern seaboard. He had the great pleasure of being a member of the Naval Gun Run in 1987 and 1988. LS Brennan took his release from the CF in Aug 1988 and moved to Southern Ontario. He worked in the construction field (Cambridge); mechanical work in an oil re-refinery (Kitchener); and then worked at a steel fabricating shop (Hamilton). He re-entered the CF in Dec 1989 as a Water Sanitation Petroleum Oils and Lubricants Technician (WSPOL, present Water Fuels Environment Tech).

    After completion of his WFE QL3 course in CFB Chilliwack 1990, Pte Brennan was posted to CFB Uplands, Ottawa. He was promoted to MCpl and completed a six month tour at CFS Alert in 1995. MCpl Brennan was posted to CFB Edmonton in 1996 as the WFE Sect I/C. In 1997 he was promoted to Sgt and posted to CFSME, Gagetown N.B., as a WFE Instructor. In 2000 he was promoted to WO and assumed the duties of WFE Sect Comd. WO Brennan finished the last year at CFSME as the WFE Standards Rep. In 2002 WO Brennan was posted to 8 Wing CFB Trenton as the CE Ops MWO and promoted to MWO in Jan 2003. MWO Brennan was on the move once again in 2004 with a posting to ASU Toronto as the Facilities Contracts Manager. In Jan 2007 he was posted to Ottawa, Director of Land Infrastructure as the Army Utilities Officer. In June 2007 MWO Brennan was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer and posted to his current position as the Wing Administration and Technical Services Branch Chief Warrant Officer, 22 Wing CFB North Bay.

    Ed will be joining his wife Brenda and sons: Riley, Noah and Grady, at their home in Orangeville Ontario. He has accepted a position with the Town of Orangeville as the Recreation Facilities Manager.