Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 11, 2010 09:52 ET

Governor General Announces Six Mentions in Dispatches

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 11, 2010) - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, announced today the names of six individuals mentioned in dispatches for specific achievements that have brought honour to the Canadian Forces and to Canada. A ceremony will take place at a later date to be announced by the department of National Defence.

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.

List - Mentions in Dispatches

Captain Shawn Christopher Dumbreck Petawawa, Ont.
Master Warrant Officer Rene F. Kiens, C.D. Edmonton, Alta.
Corporal David A. MacDonald Edmonton, Alta.
Corporal Sébastien Picard Petawawa, Ont.
Private Ben L. Rasmussen Edmonton, Alta.
Private Kiernan R. Underwood Edmonton, Alta.

Please contact the department of National Defence for further information on the recipients.

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