WO Stephen Scott, CD

    Born in Bathurst New Brunswick, Warrant Officer Stephen Scott grew up on a small farm 15 km outside the city. He enrolled in the Canadian Forces on 03 April 1986 and following his basic training in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, he was posted to the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering at Canadian Forces Base Chilliwack, British Columbia. On completion of his Qualification Level 3 training he was posted to 22 Field Squadron in Gagetown, New Brunswick. While serving with the squadron he completed winter warfare training, driver wheeled course and attended RV 87 as a section member. Upon completing RV 87 he was posted to 4 Combat Engineer Regiment in Lahr, Germany.

    In July 1987, Officer Scott was posted to 4 Combat Engineer Regiment where he attended many Fall Ex’s and unit exercises and completed QL5A in 1989 and his Combat Diver Course in 1990.

    In 1991 he was then posted to 2CER and then was re-routed to 22 Field Squadron in Gagetown where he completed his Combat Leaders Course, Dive Supervisor course and QL6A. He was deployed to Haiti, Africa, Swiss Air, Winnipeg floods and Quebec Ice Storm. While serving with 4ESR he was Dive storeman, Squadron Quarter Master and Field Section Commander.

    In 2002, Warrant Officer Scott was posted to Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering in Gagetown. While there he served with Field Engineer Training Squadron as a Demolition Instructor and also taught the Bridge Inspector Course. In 2003 he was moved into the Army Dive Centre where fulfilled a career dream to train divers and held the positions of Operations and Equipment NCO, Training Sgt and Sergeant Major of Army Dive.

    Warrant Officer Scott will be retiring the 27 Aug 2008 after 22 years and 147 days. He and his wife, Francine, and their sons, Ryan, Alex and Jeffery plan to settle in Fredericton.

    Warrant Officer Scott will not be going far as he has enrolled in the Reserves and will be serving with Reserve Engineer Training Squadron as their Squadron Quarter Master.