Sgt James Way
Après 14 années de loyaux services au sein des Forces armées canadiennes (FAC) et à la Branche du Génie militaire canadien, le Sgt James Way, (voir bio ci-jointe), a pris sa retraite à compter du 7 mai 2016. Une cérémonie de départ dans la dignité aura lieu à l’édifice du Castle Wood Pub Edmonton, le 24 juin 2016 à 13h00. Les participants sont priés d'informer le BPR de leur participation prévue APTL 17 juin 2016. Les anecdotes ou souhaits de retraite peuvent être envoyés au BPR par courriel.
Sgt James Way was born in Hamilton Ontario on the 12th of March 1976. He joined the CF on 1 April 1999 in Hamilton Ontario as a Field Engineer.
After basic training in St Jean Sur Richelieu Quebec, he continued on with his DP1 at 2CER Petawawa On. Upon completion of his training he was posted to 1CER Edmonton Ab. He deployed to Bosnia in February 2001 as a Sapper. Afterwards he continued to serve at 1CER until he released from the CF in July 2005. He came to his senses in January 2009 and rejoined the CF. He was then sent back to 1CER where he was promoted to MCpl and placed in the armoured troop. In March 2009 he deployed to Afghanistan with TF1-09 as a Det Commander. And in November 2010 he deployed to Afghanistan again, this time with TF3-10 as a Det Commander. He was promoted to Sgt in December 2011. In February 2013 he was posted to JPSU for his health, where continued to serve until his release.
Jim and his wife Heidi plan to relocate to British Columbia where they can start a new home and a new business.