Lieutenanct-Colonel Paul M. Thobo-Carlson, son of Sheila and John Thobo-Carlsen of Fort St. James was presented the Queens Jubilee Medal on October 13, 2012.
A 27-year veteran of the Canadian Forces Military Police Branch,
Lieutenant-Colonel Paul M. Thobo-Carlsen assumed command of the Air Force Military Police Group at First Canadian Air Division Headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba in July 2012.
His past experience includes command of three different air base security and Military Police units, a UN Military Police unit and a counter-intelligence unit. He has worked as a staff member at National Defence Headquarters and the Canadian Forces School of Intelligence and Security, and has served on exchange duties with the United States Air Force.