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Capt Tina Wagner
Captain Wagner was born in Surrey, BC and moved to Kelowna with her family in 1982. She graduated from Okanagan University College in 2002 with her Bachelor of Social Work Degree. She is currently working on her Master of Social Work where she will doing her graduating paper on “The Perceived Barriers to Mental Health Services in the Canadian Forces.” Captain Wagner currently works full time for Department of National Defence as a Social Worker at Canadian Forces Health Services (Pacific).
Capt Wagner started her Military Career, October 1987 with 903 British Columbia Dragoons Royal Canadian Army Cadets Corps. While in the Army Cadet Program, she served as member of the Corps Pipes and Drums band, and Drill Team as well she attended three summers in Vernon Army Cadet Camp, twice on course and once as a Staff cadet with the Band Company. She graduated out of the Squadron in September 1990.
She was enrolled as an officer with 903 in March 1994 as the training officer, and later became the Commanding Officer of 903 British Columbia Dragoons RCACC in June1995 until 1998. She returned to 903 in 2003. She commanded the unit from 2003-2006, when she relinquished the command and held the position of training officer until the end of training 2007. In January of 2009 Capt Wagner took over command of 2289 5th Field Artillery Royal Canadian Cadet Corps.
Captain Wagner has spent eleven summers instructing at Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre, where she held positions of Platoon Commander, 2IC Leadership and Challenge, Camp Unit Human Rights Advisor, and Company Commander. She also spent two summers abroad with International Exchange Program, where she was Second in Command of the Germany Exchange, and Officer in Commanding of the Sweden and Norway Exchange. Captain Wagner has been hired on numerous occasions to instruct on different courses for the Regional Cadet Instructor School (Pacific).
Captain Wagner is married to Stuart Kulak. She has son Bailey Ennig and daughter Mikaela Wagner-Kulak. They currently reside in Victoria, BC.