Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

October 21, 2008 09:29 ET

Governor General Announces 58 Mentions in Dispatches

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2008) - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, announced today the names of 58 individuals mentioned in dispatches for specific achievements that have brought honour to the Canadian Forces and to Canada.

The Mention in Dispatches is a national honour created to recognize members of the Canadian Forces on active service and other individuals working with or in conjunction with the Canadian Forces for valiant conduct, devotion to duty or other distinguished service. Recipients are entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf on the appropriate campaign or service medal ribbon.

Mentioned in Dispatches:



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Private John Matt Andersen Belleville and Sarnia, Ont.
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Captain Isabelle Marie-Eve Begin Belleville, Ont. and Saint-Jerome, Que.
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Sergeant Jos Jean Eric Bergeron Belleville, Ont. and Jonquiere, Que.
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Belleville, Ont. and
Corporal Philippe Berthiaume St-Charles-Borromee, Que.
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Master Corporal Marie
Sylvie Annie Bilodeau Belleville, Ont. and Lac-Megantic, Que.
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Private David Blier Belleville, Ont. and Rimouski, Que.
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Corporal Guillaume Boulay Belleville, Ont. and Gaspe, Que.
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Private Michael Charlish Edmonton, Alta. and Saanichton, B.C.
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Warrant Officer Robert
Joseph Clarke, C.D. Belleville, Ont. and Middleton, N.S.
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Captain Robert Colbourne, C.D. Belleville and Mattawa, Ont.
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Master Corporal
Russell Wayne Coughlin Oromocto, N.B.
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Leading Seaman
Bruce Michael Crews Kingston, Ont.
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Warrant Officer Joseph Lois
Henri Dany De Chantal, C.D. Belleville, Ont. and Jonquiere, Que.
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Corporal Daniel
Joseph Dulong, C.D. Belleville and Pembroke, Ont.
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Master Corporal
Shain Roy Dusenbury Edmonton, Alta. and Prince George, B.C.
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Corporal Jean-Francois Filion Belleville, Ont. and Montreal, Que.
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Master Corporal Timothy
Wayne Fletcher, C.D. Shilo and McCreary, Man.
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Master Corporal Joseph
Daniel Francois Flibotte Belleville, Ont. and Montreal, Que.
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Sergeant Michael Girard, C.D. Belleville, Ont. and Chicoutimi, Que.
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Warrant Officer
Guevens Guimont, C.D. Belleville, Ont. and Quebec, Que.
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Captain Jonathan Hewson Hamilton Oromocto, N.B. and Peterborough, Ont.
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Corporal Christopher Henderson Belleville, Ont. and Dartmouth, N.S.
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Warrant Officer Darren
John Hessell, C.D. Saskatoon, Sask.
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Corporal Jason Hoekstra Edmonton, Alta. and Welland Port, Ont.
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Sergeant Vaughan
Ingram (Posthumous) Edmonton, Alta.
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Captain Ryan
Edward Jurkowski, C.D. Edmonton, Alta.
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Corporal Stephen James
Myers Keeble, C.D. Petawawa, Ont. and Ayers Cliff, Que.
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Warrant Officer
Andre Lamarre, C.D. Belleville, Ont. and Amqui, Que.
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Captain Marc-Andre Langelier Belleville, Ont. and Quebec, Que.
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Sergeant David L'Heureux, C.D. Belleville, Ont. and Montreal, Que.
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Captain Mark James Lubiniecki Edmonton, Alta. and Yorkton, Sask.
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Corporal Nicolae Toma Lupu Kingston, Ont.
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Private Michael Richard
Stephen MacWhirter Oromocto, N.B.
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Captain Blair McNaught Belleville and Cobourg, Ont.
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Master Corporal Christopher
Michael Mistzal Kingston, Ont.
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Captain Joseph Julien
Daniel Morin Belleville, Ont. and Chicoutimi, Que.
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Master Corporal Matthew Parsons Edmonton, Alta.
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Corporal Benjamin Joel Peach Oromocto and Charters Settlement, N.B.
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Captain Trevor
Joseph Pellerine, C.D. Shilo, Man. and Middleton, N.S.
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Master Corporal Cecil
David Plamondon Belleville, Ont. and Fort McMurray, N.B.
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Master Corporal Daryl
Edward Presley Ottawa, Ont.
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Master Corporal Tracy
Wavell Price Oromocto, N.B.
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Corporal Christopher
Jonathan Reid (Posthumous) Edmonton, Alta.
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Lieutenant Benjamin Richard Quebec, Que.
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Major Robert Tennant
Ritchie, C.D. Edmonton, Alta. and Ottawa, Ont.
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Captain Danis Rouleau, C.D. Belleville, Ont. and Quebec, Que.
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Warrant Officer Joseph
Andre Daniel Royer, C.D. Belleville and Alliston, Ont.
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Major Harjit Sajjan, C.D. Vancouver, B.C.
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Sergeant Scott Lee Schall, C.D. Belleville, Ont. and Medicine Hat, Alta.
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Captain Mark Andrew Sheppard Oromocto, N.B. and Corner Brook, N.L.
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Private Alex Shulaev Shilo, Man.
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Master Corporal
Kelly Godfrey Smith Edmonton, Alta. and Dawson Creek, B.C.
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Master Corporal Mark
William Soper Oromocto, N.B.
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Private Randy Lee Volpatti Edmonton, Alta. and Enderby, B.C.
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Captain Michael
Craig Volstad, C.D. Edmonton, Alta.
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Master Corporal Jeffrey Walsh Edmonton, Alta. and Bav Bull, N.L.
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Corporal Jonathan
Francis Williams Oromocto, N.B. and St. John's, N. L.
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Master Corporal Christopher
William John Woodhouse Edmonton, Alta. and Sardis, B.C.
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