LCol P.W. Fredenburg, CD
The Commandant and staff of CFC would like to take this opportunity to announce the retirement of Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Fredenburg after over 39 years of dedicated and loyal service to Canada and the Canadian Forces, both regular and reserve components.
Enrolled in 1974 as a sapper in 2 Field Engineer Regiment, LCol Fredenburg was commissioned in 1978, and joined the Regular Force in 1983. Among his many appointments and tours of duty was command of 29 Field Squadron in 1992 which deployed to United Nations Iraq Kuwait observation mission. 1995 brought a further tour to the UN mission in Haiti and in 1996 he deployed to Banja Luka with the Multi-National Division Southwest HQ, where he served in the G3 branch. Deployed to Afghanistan in 2005 as the Task Force Engineer, LCol Fredenburg was also appointed commanding officer Task Force Holdfast, receiving a VCDS Commendation for his overall efforts in Afghanistan. In 2010 LCol Fredenburg returned to LFCA for a third time as the Area Engineer and became the first CO of the newly formed Engineer Services Unit. He currently serves at CFC Toronto and he will retire from the Regular Force 15 July 2014.
LCol Fredenburg plans to become active in the CMEA, pursue further studies in history, become active politically and states he will dabble in the private sector. He and his wife Gail will retire in Georgetown, Ontario, close to their two daughters and two grand-daughters.