Maj Pierre McIntyre, CD

    • Major Pierre McIntyre CD (LCol WSE in Korea)

    Major Pierre McIntyre will be retiring 27 Nov 2016 after 35 years of loyal and dedicated service to the CAF and the CME Branch/RCE. A DwD will take place Tuesday, 18 Oct 16 at the Carleton Barracks Officer's Mess (Dining Hall), 5 CDSB Gagetown between 1200-1530hrs for a nominal fee of $10 to $12. 

    Congratulatory messages, anecdotes, photos, and farewell wishes can be forwarded to OPI Capt Fullola>Tel: 506 422-2000 ext 6021, BB:/506 471 5256

    Major Pierre McIntyre CD Major McIntyre was born in St Eustache, Quebec in November 1962. He is a graduate of the Command and Staff Course of the Republic of Korea’s Joint Forces Military University, located in Daejeun, Republic of Korea (ROK). He holds a Baccalaureate Degree in Business, with Honors in Management, from the University of Ottawa, Ontario.

    Pierre originally joined and served with the Reserve Force from 1981 to 1985 before transferring to the Regular Force. From 1985 to 1994 he served with 2 Combat Engineer Regiment in Petawawa earning a position with the Canadian Airborne Regiment, part of the Special Service Force (SSF) the following year. During this time he became a member of the Skyhawks, as well a member of the Canadian Army Parachute Team. While in Petawawa he was employed primarily as an Airborne Sapper and received a variety of Specialty Qualifications ranging from Basic and Military Freefall Parachutist, Conventional Ordnance Disposal Technician Qualification as well as the Airborne Reconnaissance Pathfinder.

    Sergeant McIntyre deployed to Somalia in 1993 as part of the UNOSOM II mission and then to Bosnia in 1995 as part of the IFOR ROTO 0 Surge. In 1996 Sergeant McIntyre was posted to the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineers (CFSME).  In January 1999 he was commissioned from the rank of Warrant Officer to that of Lieutenant. He remained at CFSME for one more year where he was Course Officer for various Combat Engineer Career Courses and where he developed a proposal to incorporate distance learning (DL) into the Engineers, Warrant Officer’s course. His proposed DL solutions are still being used by CFSME for various Combat Engineer Career Courses to this day.

    In 2000 he was posted to 4 Engineer Support Regiment (4 ESR) and took command of Construction Troop for the next two years. In this capacity he deployed to Eritrea and Ethiopia on two occasions for the construction and subsequent teardown of Canadian and Dutch Military Camps. He was promoted to Captain in 2001 and in 2002 he became the Adjutant of 4 ESR remaining there until 2003.

    Captain McIntyre was then posted to the US Army Engineer School, Ft Leonard Wood, MO, USA, as a Writer/Instructor and the Officer in Charge of the Demolition, Countermine Warfare Cell, and Chief of Tactics Division of the Engineer Officer Basic Courses. Promoted to Major in the summer of 2006 he returned to Canada and attended the University of Ottawa. For the next two years, he completed the requirements necessary for his Baccalaureate Degree in Business. Subsequently, in 2008, he was posted to Valcartier, Quebec as Squadron Commander for Heavy Engineer Support Squadron at 5eme Régiment de Genie de Combat. In 2010 after selection for Korean language training he and his wife moved to Seoul, ROK and subsequently in 2011 he attended the ROK Army Command and Staff Course, at the Joint Military University. Upon graduation, in January 2012 he was stationed to United Nations Command-Korea (UNCK) where he was employed as a LCol (WSE) within the J3 Operations Division.

    In 2015 Major McIntyre returned to Canada as the Deputy Commanding Officer of 4 ESR where he served under LCol Taylor and successively under LCol Cotton.

    After 35-years of service, he has decided that for family reasons it is time to retire. Major McIntyre and his wife Pamela (nee Chivers) of San Francisco, will retire to southern California to enjoy the eternal sunshine that occurs there. They have one son Beau (33) who will remain in New Brunswick, Canada.