This award recognises the contributions of civilian colleagues with exceptional talent and dedication, who have distinguished themselves through sustained and outstanding performance in the achievement of Defence priorities.
You are commended for your 42 years of outstanding professionalism and steadfast service to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team. Your extensive knowledge, resourcefulness, relentless perseverance and remarkable sense of innovation have profoundly helped enhance the capabilities of the CAF in the field while effectively protecting the Government from liability inherent to the conduct of live EOD tasks abroad. You were instrumental in the purchasing and implementation of a deployable Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Forensics Laboratory, and more recently, the administration of the “Dfuze” IED Database. These accomplishments are a testament to your far-reaching expertise which is recognised worldwide.