Captain M. Dullege

Officer Commanding HQ Squadron

 

Captain Michael Dullege enrolled into the Canadian Armed Forces in 2006 under the Continuing Education Officer Training Plan.  On completion of his Armour training in 2008 he was posted to Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) as the Assistant to the Operations Officer.  

During his first Regimental Tour, he was employed as the 60 and 2nd Troop, B Squadron, Troop Leader.  During this time he began his undergraduate studies via distance learning at the Royal Military College of Canada.  

He deployed with the Reconnaissance Platoon from 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI), to Afghanistan.  As part of Operation ATTENTION, Rotation 0, Captain Dullege mentored an Afghan Major in logistics from May 2011 to March 2012.  

On return in 2012, Captain Dullege was posted to the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps School in Gagetown, New Brunswick, where he was employed as an Instructor, Course Officer, Squadron Battle Captain, and finally as Second-in-Command of the newly stood-up Headquarters Squadron.  He earned his Bachelors of Military Arts and Sciences in June of 2015.  

He was posted back to the Regiment in July 2015 and was employed as Battle Captain in A Squadron during the Road to High Readiness between 2015 and 2016.  After being selected as the J3 Operations for Joint Task Force – Ukraine, led by the 2nd Battalion, PPCLI, Captain Dullege was subsequently promoted Acting While so Employed for Rotation 2 of Operation UNIFIER.  During his deployment he began his graduate studies through the American Military University.

On return from Ukraine, Captain Dullege was employed as Acting Officer Commanding Headquarters Squadron and will do so until late-fall 2017 and the return of Operation UNIFIER, Rotation 3.

He will complete his graduate studies as of October 2017 with a Master’s in Security Management, and he is looking forward to a scholastic rest period after seven years of continuous study.  

Captain Dullege has been married to his beautiful wife, Christie, for almost fifteen years and shares two lovely children: Madison (5), and Logan (3).  While he despises running with a passion, Captain Dullege stays fit with weight training and yoga during the week.  In his limited spare time he practices French, plays Metallica on his James Hetfield signature guitar, and hits the road on his 2012 Harley-Davidson Street Bob.