Women in the Navy, Technology, Cadets, Remembrance, Community Service
Master Seaman Lynn-Marie Quesnelle was born and raised in Wabush, NL. She joined the CAF after graduating High School in 2006 as a Naval Communicator in the Reg Force. After completing her BMQ in Saint Jean, QC and initial trades training in Victoria, BC she was posted to Halifax on her first ship, HMCS Iroquois, in 2008 where she deployed for six months on OP ALTAIR. Since then, she has sailed onboard HMCS Halifax, HMCS Montreal, HMCS St. John’s, and completed a tour on HMCS Toronto deployed on OP ARTEMIS in 2014. MS Quesnelle has also been posted to shore billets to include that Naval Radio Station and Visits and Protocol as the tour coordinator for the East Coast. In February of 2015 and 2016, MS Quesnelle had the opportunity to train with the 4th Engineering Regiment, where they conducted Winter Warfare exercises in Nain and Goose Bay, Labrador. She also volunteers with the Royal Canadian Sea cadets, instructing at corps and has volunteered as a Sail Coach at cadet sail centers in Halifax, Labrador and Ottawa. She and her husband, Matthew (also a Naval Communicator), were posted to Ottawa in August 2016 and she is currently employed at the Canadian Space Operations Center.