WO Mark Gorman, CD

    Mark Gorman joined the Canadian Forces in Sudbury Ontario Sept 1983 as an Artilleryman and completed his TQ2 and TQ3 training in Shilo, Manitoba. He then served with 3RCHA G Bty and was posted to Germany with 1 RCHA Z Bty for four years, achieving the rank of Sgt. On returning to Canada he was posted to 2 RCHA D Bty where he waited for his trade transfer to the Engineer Branch as a RM Tech. He completed his training in Chilliwack, BC and then was posted to Cold Lake AB for five years working in the CE section. During this time he completed a tour in the Golan Heights and was a member of the Readiness Challenge Team for two competitions. Mark was then posted to CFB Borden ON for two years and completed a tour in Haiti with 4 ESR and was a member of the Readiness Challenge team with Trenton. He was promoted to MCpl and posted to North Bay for five years working as the RM supervisor with the CE section and completed a second tour of the Golan Heights. Upon promotion to Sgt, he was posted to Trenton for two years with 86 ASU working with Aircraft Arresting Systems doing overhauls and deployed operations including air shows. He was promoted to his current rank of WO and posted to CFB Kingston ON where he worked in the CE section for three years and completed a tour of Afghanistan. He then moved to RMC from where he will retire on the 25th January 2008. Mark will have completed 24 years of service.

    Mark, Katie and Carter will be staying at their residence in Shannonville, ON and Mark will be employed as a civilian in the RM Shop at CFB Trenton.