CWO/Adjuc S.V. Merriam, MB, CD

    • CWO/Adjuc S.V. Merriam, MB, CD

    A Depart with Dignity function for CWO Merriam will be held on 30 August 2022 commencing at 1300 hrs at the WO’s and Sgt’s Mess at CFB Kingston.

    Anecdotes may be forwarded to either CWO W.S. Singer ( or CWO P.J. Albertson (

    Dress is CAF dress of the day or business casual.

    Please RSVP to CWO Singer by 1300 hrs on 17 August 2022.

    Chief Warrant Officer Stacy Merriam joined the Canadian Armed Forces in September 1990 as a Field Engineer. Throughout his career, CWO Merriam served at all noncommissioned member (NCM) ranks in three different divisions over eleven postings: Chilliwack, British Columbia; Edmonton, Alberta (twice); Kingston (thrice), Petawawa (twice), and Ottawa, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; and Gagetown, New Brunswick. While in Kingston, he served at the Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre as the Training and Safety CWO, and at the Peace Support Training Centre as the A Sqn SM and A/UCWO.

    CWO Merriam deployed on two operations; to the former Yugoslavia (UNPROFOR) as a section member with 1 Combat Engineer Regiment in 1994; and to Kandahar, Afghanistan, (OP ATHENA) as the Engineer Squadron Operations Warrant in 2008. In 1996, CWO Merriam received the Medal of Bravery for his actions during a mine strike in Kakma, Croatia.

    CWO Merriam was promoted to his current rank in June 2016 and appointed as the Training and Safety CWO at the Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre in Kingston. In July 2017, he received the prestigious honour of appointment as the Regimental Sergeant Major of 2 Combat Engineer Regiment in Petawawa. In August 2020, he was posted to National Defense Headquarters, Ottawa, as the Canadian Military Engineer Branch Chief Warrant Officer.