- Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Meritorious Service Decorations - Military Division
Meritorious Service Cross
- Awarded on: December 20, 2018
- Invested on: November 12, 2019
Brigadier-General Cadieu served as commander of Task Force Jerusalem and as inaugural commander of Task Force Middle East from July 2016 to July 2017. His eloquence and in-depth knowledge of the challenges facing the region led him to play an active role in advancing the priority objectives of the US Security Coordinator and to establish the regional command post in Amman, Jordan. His initiatives had a positive impact on efforts to strengthen the armed forces of Jordan and Lebanon and helped to maintain strong relations with partners in the region.
Meritorious Service Medal
- Awarded on: October 7, 2010
- Invested on: June 10, 2011
From October 2006 to February 2007, Major Cadieu commanded B Squadron of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), in Afghanistan. Leading the first tank squadron in combat in almost 60 years, Major Cadieu immediately forged a cohesive combat team that excelled during two major offensives and numerous other engagements. His leadership played a decisive role in battling insurgents, and contributed to the battle group’s domination of the Arghandab River area. Major Cadieu’s courage and performance contributed significantly to his squadron’s operational success.