Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 26, 2009 09:15 ET

Media Advisory: Canada Day Messages From Deployed Canadian Forces Personnel

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 26, 2009) - Video footage of Canada Day messages from Canadian Forces (CF) personnel currently deployed on operations are available to be downloaded from the following site:

http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/common/combatcamera/news

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.

Media who experience difficulty in downloading the messages or require additional information are asked to contact the numbers before for assistance:

- General Inquiry: Capt Adam Thomson (613) 996-9247, Adam.Thomson2@forces.gc.ca

- Technical Assistance: Mr. Chris Puerstl (613) 995-1507, Christopher.Puerstl@forces.gc.ca

NOTE TO EDITORS: For information on Canadian Forces Combat Camera and imagery from Canadian Forces Operations please visit: www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca

Contact Information

  • Information: 1-866-377-0811/613-996-2353
    After hours: 613-792-2973
    www.forces.gc.ca