Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

February 10, 2012 07:00 ET

Media Advisory: Army Reserve Units to Train in Fort Knox

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 10, 2012) - About 600 soldiers from across 33 Canadian Brigade Group (33 CBG) will train in Fort Knox, Kentucky, from February 16 to 26, 2012.

When: 16 to 26 February, 2012

Where: Fort Knox, Kentucky

What: 33 CBG conducts an annual training event concentrated on maintaining and enhancing soldier skills. The training scenarios will provide soldiers with a challenging and exciting opportunity to hone their individual talents along with along with a large-scale two-day exercise in a variety of situations applicable to domestic and international environments.

Media Opportunities: Media are invited to interview 33 CBG soldiers before and after the training event. During the exercise, telephone interviews can also be arranged.

33 CBG comprises 15 Army Reserve units across eastern Ontario, spanning from Oshawa to Timmins, ONT. There are approximately 2000 personnel employed throughout 20 communities within the brigade. Visit our website for more information. http://www.army.forces.gc.ca/33cbg/

Contact Information

  • To arrange interviews:
    Master Warrant Officer
    Greg Snyder
    33 Canadian Brigade Group Public Affairs Officer
    613-991-3674 / 613-316-4687
    greg.snyder@forces.gc.ca