Whit­ney Pier na­tive hon­oured

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Gov­er­nor Gen­eral Michaelle Jean pre­sented the Mem­ber Level of the Or­der of Mil­i­tary Merit to War­rant Of­fi­cer Ge­orge Della Valle dur­ing an in­vesti­ture cer­e­mony re­cently at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. Della Vale, a Whit­ney Pier na­tive, has served in the mil­i­tary for 22 years at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions across Canada. The Or­der of Mil­i­tary Merit rec­og­nizes mer­i­to­ri­ous ser­vice and de­vo­tion to duty by mem­bers of the Cana­dian Forces. Della Valle has served in Iraq, Kuwait, Ethiopia, Ere­tria as well as three tours to the for­mer Yu­goslavia, in the area of Croa­tia, Ser­bia and Bos­nia Herze­gov­ina.

Sub­mit­ted by Ge­orge Della Valle

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