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I first joined the Boy Scouts of Canada as Wolf Cub member of the 2nd Thornhill (Ont.) Group in 1953. In 1957, I became a Scout member of the 1st RCAF Centralia (Ont) Troop, followed by a transfer to the 10th Kingston (Ont) Troop in 1958, and finally to the 3rd Ottawa (Westboro, Ont) Troop in 1959. Became a Queen's Scout in 1960. I graduated to the 3rd Ottawa Rover(THOR) Crew in 1961, and then transferred to the Camp Opemikon Crew in 1962. I left Scouting following the summer of 1963, when I entered the Electronics Technology Program at the Eastern Ontario Institute of Technology (EOIT). I graduated in 1967, and began my career with IBM Canada Ltd. After almost 15 years there, I resigned to become an Communictions/Electronics Engineering Officer in the Canadian Forces. After 3 years military service, I transferred to the federal public service as an IT specialist, still working for the Dept of National Defence. It was in 1985 that I was invited to rejoin Scouts Canada as an Assistant Scout leader with the 32nd Ottawa Troop. After several years with that group, and after completing Wood badge I & II (Troop), I joined the former Chaudiere Area Scout Service team. I resigned from Scouts Canada again in about 1995, and did not return until 2012, when I retired from the Public Service. I was fortunate to be permitted to rejoin Scouts Canada as a Service Scouter working in the Scouts Canada National Museum where I now function in the dual role of Historical Researcher and Museum-Group Registrar.