Vol. 147, No. 20 — May 18, 2013
MERITORIOUS SERVICE DECORATION
The notice published on page 3235 of the December 8, 2012, issue of the Canada Gazette, Part Ⅰ, is hereby amended as follows:
Meritorious Service Medal
COLONEL JOSEPH PIERRE HERVÉ HERCULE GOSSELIN, O.M.M., M.S.M., C.D. Québec, Quebec
As commander of the Operational Mentor and Liaison Team from November 2010 to July 2011, Colonel Gosselin increased the confidence and effectiveness of the Afghan National Army by personally supporting the commander of 1 Brigade, 205 Corps. He distinguished himself by his honesty in conveying the reality of the terrain to the Afghan commanders and in conceptualizing the principles of training with Afghan National Security Forces. A seasoned mentor and experienced leader, Colonel Gosselin enhanced the reputation of the Canadian Forces.
Deputy Secretary and
Deputy Herald Chancellor