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AIR FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS

February 18, 2010 10:24 ET

Media Advisory: Assumption of Command Parade - 8 Wing Trenton

8 WING/CFB TRENTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2010) - Media are invited to attend the assumption of command parade for Colonel Dave Cochrane on Friday, February 19 at 8 Wing Trenton.

Media planning to attend the parade should contact the 8 Wing Public Affairs Office at (613) 392-2811 x 2041 by 5 p.m. Thursday, February 18.

Media should arrive at the Passenger Terminal off Highway 2, 8 Wing/CFB Trenton by 9 a.m., February 19 to be escorted in to the CC-177 hangar for the parade which will start at 9:40 a.m.

The Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division, Major-General Yvan Blondin, will preside over the ceremony. The Chief of the Air Staff, Lieutenant-General André Deschamps, who announced the appointment of Colonel Cochrane on 12 February, will also be in attendance.

Colonel Dave Cochrane's biography is available at www.airforce.forces.gc.ca.

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