National Defence

National Defence

February 19, 2016 12:02 ET

Army Reservists to Conduct Winter Skills Training Near Alta Vista and Smyth

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 19, 2016) - Approximately 30 Reservists from 7 Intelligence Company will participate in winter skills training around the National Defense Medical Centre (1745 Alta Vista Drive near Smyth and Alta Vista Drive) on February 20-21, 2015.

Soldiers will be moving on foot and will have service rifles, although no ammunition will be carried. Traffic should not be significantly affected. Members of the community are welcome to approach and observe the training.

This exercise is being conducted to allow soldiers to practice essential skills required in winter conditions which includes training in winter camp setup routine, as well as movement in a snow covered environment.

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