Dawn O'Connor / Special to Postmedia
A woman who served in a regiment based in Sudbury while getting two Laurentian University titles was the principal officer of the Canadian military police during the Pacific Rim Exercise.
More than 25,000 servicemen from 25 nations participated in the annual exercise.
Major Lisa Clark served as chief of officers and oversaw the Canadian security, investigation and custody services. for all military and civilian personnel in Hawaii and Southern California. He also had the same role for all the ships of the Royal Canadian Navy in the largest maritime exercise in the world.
Born in Woodstock, Clark, who now lives in British Columbia, is the commanding officer of the military police unit at CFB Esquimalt and the maritime experimental and test ranges of the Canadian Forces, a test facility on the east side of the island of Vancouver in Nanoose Bay. He is also responsible for all the activities of the military police in B.C.
Clark received the award from the Canadian Forces of the command team of the National Command and the Support Element on the beaches of Waikiki during the Pacific Rim, or RIMPAC. The award is given to members who have completed 12 years of good and loyal service.
"I was very grateful and grateful to all the staff and leadership, and also grateful that my boyfriend was able to attend and experience this" Moment very memorable in my career, "said Clark.
Clark became a police officer He was a member of the 2nd Battalion, the Irish Regiment of Canada, an infantry regiment in Sudbury.
"I learned a lot from being at Laurentian University," he said. I was given the opportunity to be a teaching assistant (and) to work outside of student services in the special needs department. "
In his spare time, Clark is passionate about participating in the Motorcycle Relay of the Military Police, which supports the Military Police Fund for Blind Children.
"Tools to help young children with visual impairment are very expensive for a family, so It is useful when a charity can help offset some of those costs, "explained Clark.
Support of software and additional equipment gives students the opportunity to make the most of the classroom.
"What I love is a lot to go back and say: 'I graduated from college,' (or) 'I graduated from college'. Many of them got Ace, and Bs, and some are at the top of their class, "Clark said." We can help so many young people with visual disabilities, it's not just for military families, we open the applications to anyone who wants to apply. "