Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

October 25, 2012 15:56 ET

Gun Salute to Mark the Change of Command of the Chief of the Defence Staff

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 25, 2012) - There will be a 21-Gun Salute on Monday, October 29th 2012 at 9 a.m. at LeBreton Flats near the Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa.

The 21-Gun salute is the firing of 21 rounds of blank ammunition in 10-second intervals. This salute is scheduled to begin at approximately 9 a.m. and will last for approximately four minutes. Residents are advised that this is purely ceremonial in nature and that at no time will safety or security be in jeopardy.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. We sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause.

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