Yesterday, CWO Crystal Krammer had the pleasure of presenting a scholarship cheque on behalf of the CMPA to Miss Geneviève Langlois, who was accompanied by her Mother Mrs France Bélanger, and father WO Frédérick Langois.
In addition to a solid academic performance, Genevieve demonstrated a strong community and school involvement with multiple organizations. She has also dedicated much of her teenage years with the Army Cadets and achieved many distinctions to recognize top performance and dedication. Genevieve will be taking a 2-year program with Georgian College in Pre-Health Sciences or Massage Therapy
Congratulations Geneviève, your scholarship is certainly well deserved!
The Canadian Forces Military Police Academy will be hosting its annual Day of Remembrance in a few short weeks. There will be three platoons, and MP veterans are welcome to parade alongside CFMPA staff, students, and cadets if they wish.
Please ensure that you are on the grounds NLT 1030 hrs for sizing. The actual service will be approximately 40 minutes in duration.
Refreshments and chili after the parade, and there will be an opportunity for veterans int interact with staff and students.
WO Claude Gauthier, MMM CD, will be posthumously awarded the Quebec Medal of the National Assembly in recognition of his contribution during the Tehran hostage taking incident of 1979. Canadian embassy staff, including MP security guards, were instrumental in the safe passage and repatriation of several American Embassy personnel.
The medal will be presented to Claude’s widow, Murielle Moreau, on by members of the Quebec National Assembly at the Don Bosco Youth Leadership Centre in Montreal on 13 November 2017. A delegation of Canadian UN veterans will take part.
Today in MP History
1 October 1982
The Security Branch is re-dedicated by the Chief of Defence Staff as a separate and distinct organization within the Canadian Armed Forces.
Prior to this date, Military Police and Intelligence shared the same Branch.