Sgt Troy Ferguson, CD

    • Sgt Troy Ferguson, CD

    After 20 years of loyal and dedicated service to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry and the Canadian Military Engineer Branch, Sergeant Troy Ferguson, CD will retire on 06 Oct 19.  A Depart with Dignity Ceremony will take place at the CFB Edmonton Golf and Curling Club, on 27 1300 Sept 2019.  Attendees are requested to advise the OPI of their planned attendance NLT 20 Sept, 2019.  Anecdotes or retirement wishes may be sent to​ MCpl Will Sutherland at or by phone at 780/973-4011 ext 3443 or 204/416-8132.


    Sgt Ferguson was born in McBride, British Columbia. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in Oct 1999. Upon completion of his Infantry battle school course, he was posted to 2 PPCLI in Winnipeg. From there Sgt Ferguson deployed on Op Palladium to Bosnia-Hergozovina in Sept 2000 to Apr 2001.

    He was posted to CFB Shilo when 2 PPCLI moved there in July 2004 and in 2006 he joined 3 PPCLI in Edmonton. Jan 2008 seen Sgt Ferguson deployed to Afghanistan on Op Athena with the PPCLI battle group and he returned home in Aug.

    In July 2009, Sgt Ferguson OT’d to Construction Technician and began his QL 3 course at CFSME. Following his graduation, he was posted back to CFB Winnipeg. In Sept 2011, Sgt Ferguson deployed on Op Mobile with Task Force Libeccio in Italy until Dec of that year.

    Sgt Ferguson completed his Contruction Technician QL5 course and was posted to 1 CER Edmonton in 2016. From here Sgt Ferguson deployed to Kuwait on Op Impact from Nov 2016 to June 2017. Upon his return he became section Commander and soon assumed the role of acting troop Warrant. While at CFB Edmonton, he participated in many extensive construction projects, providing critical infrastructure for CFB Edmonton, Suffield, and Dundurn.

    During his lengthy military career he was awarded the GCS South West Asia Medal, the NATO Former Yugoslavia Medal, the NATO Non-Art5 OP UNIFIED PROT Medal, the Canadian Peacekeeping Svc medal, the GSM Expedition Medal, and the Canadian Forces Decoration.

    With great happiness, Sergeant Ferguson decided to retire from the Canadian Armed Forces to enjoy time with his loving wife Travenus, Daughter Marina, Son Eric, and Grand-daughter Reya. Troy and his family will continue to live in the Edmonton area and look forward to the next chapter of their lives.