The Regiment warmly congratulates Brigadier Rich Lyne on the award of the Canadian Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division).
The MSM was created by her Majesty the Queen in 1991. It recognises military deeds or activities that have been performed in a highly professional manner or of a very high standard that bring benefit or honour to the Canadian Forces.
Brigadier Rich was serving with the Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), Iraq and Syria, 2018-19. The award was made to recognise his leadership of and his work with the Canadian-sponsored Coalition Ministerial Advisory Group. The MSM was presented by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada at an investiture at the Canadian High Commission in London on 5 May 2023.