Sgt Sean W. Easton, CD

    • Sgt Sean W. Easton, CD

    Sgt Sean W. Easton, CD will retire from the CAF on the 28th of November 2017 after 16+ years of loyal and dedicated service to Canada, the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Military Engineers (please see bio attached).  Please send all congratulatory messages, anecdotes, and farewell messages to Sgt Hayward at<>

    Sean W. Easton was born in 1980 in St. Thomas, ON. He enlisted in the CAF in 1997 and was first posted to 31 Combat Engineer Regiment in his home town. In 1999, Sgt Easton successfully completed Field Engineer QL5A training and was deployed as a Sapper to Kosovo. While on tour, he applied for a component transfer to the regular force as an Electrical Generating Systems Technician (EGS Tech). Upon acceptance in 2002, Sean W. Easton was sent to CFB Gagetown, NB, for his initial trades training.

    In December 2003, Sean W. Easton successfully completed EGS Tech QL3 at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering (CFSME) and was posted as a Private(Trained) to the Canadian Forces Joint Signals Regiment (CFJSR) in CFB Kingston, ON. Following the OJT program, he attended QL5 at CFSME in 2007. In 2008, Corporal Easton was appointed to the rank of Master Corporal (MCpl), was posted to 22 Wing North Bay, ON, and completed his PLQ in Borden, ON.

    In 2009, Sean W. Easton deployed to Afghanistan as part of the Task Force in support of Op ATHENA. He was stationed out of Sperwan Ghar as the Engineer Support Unit Detachment 2IC where he was given the opportunity to work on various camp improvements across Kandahar Province. Upon his return, MCpl Easton went back to CFSME where he attended the EGS DP3A course. In 2011, he was promoted to his current rank of Sergeant and posted to 1 Engineering Support Unit (ESU) in Moncton, NB.

    In 2013, Sgt Easton followed 1 ESU when they relocated to Kingston, ON. He served in various positions within the unit and participated in a number of exercises, including MAPLE RESOLVE, OPERATION NANOOK. In July 2013, Sgt Easton deployed on OP UNIFIER.

    Sgt Easton and his wife Stacey have three children, a fifteen year old daughter named Kelsey, a six year old daughter named Peyton and a four year old son named Carter. Sgt Easton enjoys spending time with his family, as well as fishing, boating and working on his car. Sean W. Easton is currently upgrading his education to pursue his new career endeavors.