Army, Reserves, Peacekeeping, Careers
Raymond Moskowec, originally from Weekes, SK, joined the Canadian Armed Forces, October 10, 1969 at the age of 17 years old. He has 22 years combined Regular & Reserve Force service.
His tours of service were: United Nations Forces in Cyprus(UNFICYP-Peacekeeping), West Germany - NATO, and Continental North America(Canada and USA).
He served for 9 years, Private to Master Corporal in the ranks. He applied and was accepted for Officer training (OCTP(M) and served as an officer. All time served was in the Infantry trade, most of it with the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (P.P.C.L.I.) - 1st and 2nd Battalions.
Awards & Recognition: Special Service Medal(SSM)-NATO; Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (CPSM); UN Medal(UNFICYP); Canadian Forces Decoration II (CD II); Fire Service Exemplary Service Medal; and the Service Medal of the Most Venerable Order of St John.
International and Foreign Awards: Nobel Laureate (Peace) - 1988; Nijmegen Medal 74-76 (Netherlands); French Commando Badge (France).