CWO/Adjuc Dan Larouche, CD

    1. AFTER MORE THAN 32 YEARS OF LOYAL AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO CDA AND THE CF, CWO DAN LAROUCHE WILL HANG UP HIS UNIFORM FOR THE LAST TIME AND RETIRE FROM THE CF ON 2 SEP 10

    2. CWO LAROUCHE JOINED THE CF IN AUG 1977 AS A FD ENGR, OT D TO CEP TECH IN NOV 83, AND BECAME AN RMS CLK ON AMALGAMATION IN 98

    3. AFTER RECRUIT TRG IN ST-JEAN DAN WAS POSTED TO CFSME CHILLIWACK IN JAN 78 AND THEN 5 CER VALCARTIER IN THE SUMMER OF 78 WHERE HE ALSO COMPLETED A TOUR IN CYPRUS. HE'S ALSO ENJOYED EXOTIC LOCATIONS SUCH AS CFB OTTAWA, 1 CER WINNIPEG, CFB KINGSTON, CFB GREENWOOD, LFCHQ ST-HUBERT, CFB BORDEN, 31 CBG HQ BORDEN, CFSAL, RMC KINGSTON (WHERE HE ATTAINED THE MASTER GUNNER QUAL), LFCA HQ TORONTO, AND SERVED HIS LAST POST AT NDHQ OTTAWA IN THE BEST JOB EVER AS THE SENIOR RMS CAREER MANAGER. MOST IN THE TRADE WILL REMEMBER CWO LAROUCHE FROM HIS DAYS AT CFSAL WHERE HIS ROCKING CHAIR WAS SPOKEN OF FONDLY AND FOR HIS CURRENT POSN IN THE CAREER SHOP

    4. DAN AND TANYA PLAN TO REMAIN IN THE OTTAWA AREA BUT FULL RETIREMENT IS NOT THE IMMEDIATE PLAN FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. DAN HAS DECIDED TO VISIT OTHER PASTURES IN THE CE WORLD AFTER RETIREMENT FROM THE CF, AND HIS WIFE TANYA WILL CONTINUE TO CARRY THE FAMILY MILITARY TORCH IN THE NAVAL RESERVES IN OTTAWA

    5. IN HONOUR OF CWO LAROUCHE S RETIREMENT AND CAREER IN THE CF, A DWD RETIREMENT LUNCHEON WILL BE HELD IN HIS HONOUR AT THE OTTAWA WO AND SGT MESS ON THUR 26 AUG 10 STARTING AT 1130 HRS. COST WILL BE 25 DOLLARS PER PERSON AND CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE IS REQUESTED BY 9 AUG 10 TO MWO A QUINN AT CMP D MIL C

    6. WELL WISHES, ANECDOTES, CONGRATULATIONS, STORIES FROM THE PAST CAN BE SENT TO MWO GODIN MJM AT CMP D MIL C BY FAX TO 613-992-7265 OR E-MAIL TO JENNY.GODIN AT FORCES.GC.CA