Master Corporal Dan Wade, CD

This commendation hereby acknowledges the extraordinary dedication, initiative, and leadership that MCpl Wade has brought to the CMEA and its membership.

MCpl Wade was the first to recommend to the CMEA the idea of acknowledging deployed engineers while serving in Kuwait in 2014. Coordinating with both the CMEA in Canada and his home base in Greenwood, OP Sapper Claus was born. It has now become an annual event in the CMEA Calendar, honouring all Engineers serving away from family and home at Christmas.

As the President of the CMEA Greenwood Chapter, recruitment has increased by over 70%. He has been an enthusiastic and strong supporter of the Association, locally and nationally.

In 2016, he identified a former sapper in need who had lost his home in a fire. Through MCpl Wade’s leadership, the CMEA to was able to inform its membership and provide timely support. This support effort was further recognised by the RCAF Association.

The CMEA commends MCpl Wade for his exceptional dedication and continuing support to the Association and its members.

 

Date Awarded: 
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Award Type: 
CMEA Commendation
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MCpl Wade receiving CMEA Commendation from Col Comdt Steve Irwin and Branch CWO Ron Swift
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Rank at time of award: 
MCpl
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This commendation hereby acknowledges the extraordinary dedication, initiative, and leadership that MCpl Wade has brought to the CMEA and its membership.

MCpl Wade was the first to recommend to the CMEA the idea of acknowledging deployed engineers while serving in Kuwait in 2014. Coordinating with both the CMEA in Canada and his home base in Greenwood, OP Sapper Claus was born. It has now become an annual event in the CMEA Calendar, honouring all Engineers serving away from family and home at Christmas.

As the President of the CMEA Greenwood Chapter, recruitment has increased by over 70%. He has been an enthusiastic and strong supporter of the Association, locally and nationally.

In 2016, he identified a former sapper in need who had lost his home in a fire. Through MCpl Wade’s leadership, the CMEA to was able to inform its membership and provide timely support. This support effort was further recognised by the RCAF Association.

The CMEA commends MCpl Wade for his exceptional dedication and continuing support to the Association and its members.