Lefrancois, Olivier

Major Olivier Lefrancois  joined the Canadian Forces in 1997, having made the decision to attend Royal Military College.  After initial training, he was deployed in Quebec, where he helped in the recovery efforts after the ice storm.  From there, Major Lefrancois was stationed in different parts of Canada, including North Bay, Resolute Bay and Cold Lake, and the United States, where he served in a NATO command in Oklahoma City.   He has as well been part of several overseas deployments, serving in Qatar, Afghanistan and Kuwait.

In May of 2017, Major Lefrancois visited Crestwood as part of a delegation from the Canadian Forces College, where he was studying at the time. He spoke with Careers 10 students about the reality of life in the Canadian military.