As members of the Canadian Armed Forces mourn the passing of our Commander-in-Chief, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, we’re additionally compelled to mirror on her exceptional legacy of devotion to obligation and selfless service.
For everything of her historic reign, Her Majesty The Queen embodied our highest beliefs of integrity, resolve, and beauty.
Her Majesty had a longstanding relationship with the Canadian Armed Forces, holding quite a few honorary appointments, together with serving as Colonel-in-Chief of a number of Canadian army items, regiments, and branches.
She has supported the Canadian Armed Forces in instances of peace and in instances of struggle. And from her personal service as a truck driver and mechanic throughout the Second World Conflict by means of her 70 years on the throne she set an ordinary of character, humility, and loyalty to which everybody who wears the uniform can aspire.
On behalf of each member of the Canadian Armed Forces, the Canadian Armed Forces Chief Warrant Officer and I provide our deepest condolences to the members of the Royal Household.
Common Wayne Eyre
Chief of the Defence Employees