MCpl Mike Mclean, CD

    MCpl Mike Mclean will be retiring after 20 plus years of loyal and dedicated service to the Canadian Forces.

    MCpl Mclean joined the CF in Halifax 22 Sep 87. Upon completion of recruit training at CFB Cornwallis Mike proceeded to Shilo Manitoba for RCA battle school. After which he was posted to 1 RCHA in Shilo.

    He was deployed to Bosnia twice, in 1994 and 1997. He completed his combat leaders course in Mar 1991 and basic Paratrooper course in Jun 1998 and later was qualified as a detachment commander in Dec 1999.

    He then saw the light and re-mustered to Fire Fighter in Aug 2001. Mike completed his QL 3 fire fighter course Dec 2001. He was then posted to ASU Edmonton Fire Hall where he completed his QL 4 training, and proceeded on QL 5 course completing it in Nov 2003.

    His next posting was to CFB Esquimalt FAP in Jan 2005. He was subsequently posted to HMCS Algonquin in Jun 2005.

    He was promoted to MCpl in Jun 2006.

    Mike, Pam, Riley and Matthew will remain in the Greater Victoria area. Mike will be completing his career in the CF on 08 May 08 and has taken a position as a Fire Inspector with the Dockyard Fire Dept.