Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 21, 2011 13:41 ET

Media Advisory: Brigadier-General Milner Returns From Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 21, 2011) - Media are invited to attend an availability with the outgoing Commander of Joint Task Force Kandahar, Brigadier-General Dean Milner, upon his return to Canada, on Friday, July 22, at 2:30 p.m. The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, General Walt Natynczyk, Chief of the Defence Staff, and Lieutenant-General Peter Devlin, Chief of Land Staff will be in attendance.

When: Friday, July 22, 2011, at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Canada Reception Centre, 190 Convair Private, at the Ottawa International Airport

What: Media availability with Brigadier-General Dean Milner, outgoing Commander of Joint Task Force Kandahar

Notes to editor / news director: Please note that there is very limited parking at the Canada Reception Centre.

Contact information: Media are asked to R.S.V.P. with Major Martell Thompson, Directorate Army Public Affairs, at 613-992-4738 or 613-899-6978. He can also be reached by e-mail at Martell.Thompson@forces.gc.ca.

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