WO M.W. (Mark) Feltham, CD

    Warrant Officer Mark Feltham is retiring after twenty plus years of dedicated and loyal service. He originally started his military career in the fall of 1985 with The Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry. Due to injuries during his Basic Infantry training, he requested a voluntary release from the Canadian Forces. He rejoined the Canadian Forces on 10 Jan 1988 in Halifax and was sent the next day to CFSME in Chilliwack B.C. to start his TQ3 training as a WSPOL Tech. Upon completion of his TQ3 course, he was posted to CFS Barrington. While posted to CFS Barrington, Mark returned to CFSME to complete his WSPOL QL5 training in Dec of 1989 and was promoted to Cpl on 02 Jun 1991.

    Mark was then posted to CFB Ottawa in Jun of 1993. During his time he completed a tour in Croatia, from Apr to Sept of 1994. In 1996 after downsizing Uplands, Mark was placed in charge of the section. He was then promoted to MCpl in Jun 1997 and then posted to CFB Halifax in Jul 1997 where he was employed as the I/C of the WSPOL Section in Shearwater. The following year he was moved to the 2 I/C position in Halifax. In February of 2000, Mark went on tour to Bosnia with the Infantry Battle group as the Senior WFE Tech in the AOR and was promoted to Sgt in Dec of 2000.

    Mark was then posted to CFB Esquimalt in Aug of 2001 where he was employed in the Environmental Cell for one year. For the remainder of his time in Esquimalt, he was employed as the training coordinator for the PNCT and the Urban Search and Rescue Team. During his posting to Esquimalt, he went on tour from Jan to July of 2004 to Camp Mirage in the UAE then to Camp Juien in Kabul for an environmental TAV. Mark was promoted to his current rank of WO in January 2006 and completed a two month TAV to Afghanistan as Crew Chief of Utilities. In Jul of 2006, Mark was posted to CFB Gagetown as the WFE Tech Standards position in CFSME.

    Mark, Lorraine, and their three children, Kylea, Alexander, and Mitchell will be moving to Upper Fraser, British Columbia (The best moose, bear, and deer hunting in the world).