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VETS Canada’s Sven Leppik Awarded a Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) Commendation


VETS Canada is so very proud of Captain Sven Leppik, whom has received a Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) Commendation for his amazing leadership as a VETS Canada Field Operations Manager volunteer. Sven has led the Manitoba VETS Canada team with tireless dedication and leadership for years, and we are beyond lucky to have him!
Sven’s commendation reads:
As a founding member of the Manitoba Chapter of the Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada, Captain Leppik has worked tirelessly helping Veterans in need since 2010. His efforts led to the creation of a homeless veterans’ support program, helping veterans find shelter and employment. His personal engagement on behalf of veteran’s with Veteran’s Affairs Canada and various social services contributed to garnering support. Captain Leppik’s compassion had a tangible impact on veterans and brought credit to the Canadian Armed Forces.