Congratulations go to The Reverend Canon Ed Swayze! On 29 April 2016, he was honoured with a commendation from the Vice-Admiral of the Royal Canadian Navy. The commendation reads:
For outstanding leadership, professionalism and devotion to the Naval Reserve Chaplaincy Branch and Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Griffon. Lieutenant Commander Swayze models a life of prayer and service in the Canadian Armed Forces that has provided both strategic guidance to senior leadership and compassionate advice to the most junior members. He has directly contributed to the safeguarding of the future of the Naval Reserve Chaplaincy Branch and brought tremendous credit upon his unit and the Royal Canadian Navy.
Mark A.G. Norman, CMM, CD
Commander Royal Canadian Navy