Captain Goldman enlisted as a 16 year old private soldier with the 48th Highlanders in 1963. Over the years he served in numerous regimental appointments culminating in his promotion to CWO and appointment as RSM in 1984. During this period of time he qualified as a Basic Parachutist, Advanced Anti-Armour Instructor, Demolitions Instructor and AVGP Driver. His seven year appointment as RSM started with The Royal visit held two weeks after his appointment and ended with the culmination of events surrounding the 100th Anniversary.
Following commissioning in 1991 Capt Goldman served as course officer for a number of district level courses including Recce Patrolman, QL3 Infantry and AVGP Driver. He transferred to 32 CBG HQ where he served in Public Affairs and as the Operations Officer for the Brigade Battle School. Capt Goldman retired from the Primary Reserve in 2006 at age 60. He then served as an officer with the Cadet Instructor Cadre at St Andrew’s College until he reached mandatory retirement at age 65. Capt (ret’d) Goldman continues to serve with Cadets Canada as a Civilian Instructor.
In civilian life Capt Goldman was employed 34 years as a teacher with the Scarborough and Toronto District School boards.