Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

December 14, 2009 16:57 ET

Media Advisory: Deployed CF Members Send Holiday Greetings

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2009) - Canadian Forces (CF) Combat Camera will provide video footage of holiday season messages from CF personnel currently deployed in Afghanistan and in the Gulf of Aden. The messages can be downloaded from the following site:

The footage is transmitted over the Internet in MPEG 4 format and needs to be re-sized for broadcast. Directions for re-sizing are also posted. The audio from these files can also be used for radio.

NOTE TO EDITORS: For information on Canadian Forces Combat Camera and imagery from Canadian Forces operations, please visit Media who experience difficulty in downloading the holiday season messages or require additional information are asked to contact the numbers below for assistance:

General inquiries: Mr. Cory Hunter, CF Combat Camera /
Communications Officer
Tel: (613) 992-0155, E-mail:

Technical inquiries: Mr. Andre Rousseau, CF Combat Camera / Video
Tel: (613) 995-8736, E-mail:

Mr. Chris Puerstl, CF Combat Camera / Video
Tel: (613) 995-1507, E-mail:

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