Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Robin, MMM, CD

Chief Warrant Officer Colleen Halpin

Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Robin was born in Thetford Mines, Québec. He enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces in December 1990 as an infantry soldier, and joined the Royal 22e Régiment (R22eR) following completion of his basic and battle school training.

His postings allowed him to serve with many organisations within the Canadian Army, including all three Regular Force battalions of the R22eR at all ranks, as well as the Canadian Airborne Regiment, the Canadian Parachute Center, and the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre. He also served under other Commands, including the Chief of Military Personnel as the National Military Cemetery Liaison Officer, and the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command as an advisor and subject matter expert.

CWO Robin’s out-of-country deployments brought him to serve in Somalia, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, in Haiti (twice), and in Afghanistan (twice). He also participated in several domestic operations.

He was a proud member of the 1999 Canadian forces Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks, were he was awarded the Richard Fournier Trophy for Excellence.

Promoted to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer in 2017, he was privileged to be named Regimental Sergeant Major of the 2nd Battalion R22eR. In 2019, CWO Robin was appointed as Formation Sergeant Major of the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Center in Wainwright, Alberta. He became the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps Sergeant Major in 2020, and the Regimental Sergeant Major of the R22eR in 2021. CWO Robin was appointed as the Sergeant-Major of the 4th Canadian Division and Joint Task Force (Central) in June 2021.

Since 11 July 2022, CWO Robin has been appointed as the Group Chief Warrant Officer Vice Chief of the Defence Staff.

He is the proud father of his beautiful daughter Adele, and enjoys golf a little too much.

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