Jan 16, 2020 12:30 PM
Major Kevin Vieneer
Air Cadets

Biography – Major Kevin H. Vieneer, CD, CPA

Commanding Officer - 110 Black Hawk Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

Major Kevin Vieneer was born in East York, Ontario, the son of a federal civil servant and factory technician.  Major Vieneer spent his cadet career at 110 Black Hawk Squadron where he was the recipient of several awards before graduating at the rank of Flight Sergeant.

After completing his university studies, he returned to 110 Squadron as a civilian instructor, and was enrolled in the Canadian Forces as an officer cadet in 1999.

Major Vieneer received his commission on 02 February 2000, and has served at five different units during his 20 years of service, including Commanding Officer of 876 Lincoln Alexander Squadron from 2008 to 2011 as well as Deputy Commanding Officer on three separate occasions. Major Vieneer was also officer commanding of the Toronto Air Group Christmas Training Course which gave enhanced leadership development opportunities to cadets in the GTA for over 40 years. Major Vieneer received the Canadian Decoration in January 2012.

Major Vieneer’s current list of secondary duties include directing staff instructor with Regional Cadet Instructor School (Central) and e-Learning Facilitator for the distance learning portion of a number of officer training courses. He is also the Officer Commanding for the Staff Cadet Orientation at Trenton Cadet Training Centre.

Major Vieneer holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Ryerson University and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant. In civilian life, he works at a large telecommunications company, where he founded an employee resource group supporting current and former Canadian Armed Forces members and their families.

Major Vieneer is an avid basketball fan and lives in Ajax, ON. He is married to his wife Cathy and they have two children, Cierra and “KJ”.