WO Damien Pittman, CD

    • WO Damien Pittman, CD

    WO Damien Pittman was born and spent his entire childhood surrounded by family in St. Paul’s, Newfoundland. Along with his younger brother Darren and his parents, WO Pittman spent his childhood like many of his peers. Learning the value of hard work, being a good person, and a good sense of humour. He was married in 2005 to his best friend and biggest supporter Patricia (Trish) and was blessed with his two children, Kaylie in 2006, and Cade in 2009.

    WO Pittman joined the CAF in Corner Brook, NL on 14 July 2000 and entered the recruit school in St-Jean. After his recruit training, he attended his QL3 at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering at CFB Gagetown.

    In April of 2001, WO Pittman received his first posting, to where he considered home, to 2 Combat Engineer Regiment, in Petawawa. In 2003, his first deployment was on Roto 0, Kabul, Afghanistan where he was a member of the EOD Team. On returning from TF 3-06 in Afghanistan in 2007, then MCpl Pittman moved east to Gagetown until
    2011 until 2015 when he returned to 2 CER, where he was promoted to his current rank in 2013.

    In 2015 WO Pittman was posted to 1 Engineer Support Unit in Kingston where he was a Combat Engineer SME. He deployed to Erbil Iraq in 2016. 

    Finishing his 19 years on August 13, 2019, WO Pittman and his family plan on staying in Kingston, ON, and will continue with his volunteer work within the city and occupying the soccer and football fields with his children.

    To celebrate the career of WO Pittman please join us on 1300 08 Aug at the Spearhead Brewery, 675 Development Dr, Kingston, ON K7M 4W6.
    Meal and beverages will be a la carte with no incurred cost unless you wish to order from the kitchen, bar or donate to WO Pittman’s retirement gift. 
    RSVP for attendance sent to MWO Frank Cross at francis.cross@forces.gc.ca or (780) 616-0999.
    Any good wishes, stories, chirps, barbs or straight-up lies regarding WO Damien Pittman can be sent to francis.cross@forces.gc.ca