Wo/Adj Luc Caron, CD

    Warrant officer Caron is a single child, born in Haute-Rives, on the north shore of the St-Lawrence River, QC. He spent his childhood in Sept-Iles and Port-Cartier.

    He joined in April 1990 and went to Borden for a 5 months English course and then his TQ3 as a 911, supply technician.

    He then got his first posting to Montreal, first at the base supply and then at the 25 CFSD. He specialized as a hazardous material technician, Storing and handling, shipping, packaging and transport of dangerous goods. In 1994, he went on his TQ5, in Borden. In 1996, he was transferred to Halifax where he first served at base supply and then on HMCS St-John’s and HMCS Fredericton. He was employed at base clothing when his occupational transfer went through in 1998. He then went to Gagetown to attend his TQ3 as a construction tech after which he was transferred to Valcartier upon completion in 1999.

    Promoted to Mcpl in 2003, he supervised many job sites. During the summer 2005, he deployed to Jamaica as a section 2 i/c. This was a great opportunity for him to apply his knowledge and experience.

    He was lucky enough to do his PLQ at the naval reserve in Quebec City in 2004 with great success has he was the grad parade commander.

    Promoted to sergeant in 2006, he was transferred to CFB Bagotville as the carpentry shop supervisor. In 2009, he deployed to Camp Mirage and was promoted to warrant officer before returning to Bagotville to be a contracts cell warrant.

    In 2010, he was transferred back to Valcartier as the roads and grounds foreman. He retires after 21 plus years of service to face a new challenge as he accepted a job for Defence and research for Defence Canada. Warrant officer Caron enjoys photography, camping, cross-country skiing and spending good quality time with his 2 daughters Marie-Lou, 7-1/2 and Angéline, 4.