Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 28, 2013 15:28 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Armed Forces Welcome 23 New Officers

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 28, 2013) - Media are invited to attend an enrolment ceremony that will see 23 Canadians from the Vancouver area become officers in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Rear-Admiral William Truelove, Maritime Forces Pacific Commander, will conduct the enrolment ceremony. There will be an opportunity to speak with Rear-Admiral Truelove and some of the new Officer Cadets.

Where: HMCS Discovery
1200 Stanley Park Drive
Vancouver, BC
When: July 1, 2013
Time: 1 p.m.

Note to editors / news directors: Media wishing to attend this event are asked to contact Lieutenant (Navy) William Vanderstelt at William.Vanderstelt@forces.gc.ca or 604-694-6390 ext 6364. Media must arrive at the auditorium no later than 12:45 p.m.

For more information about Canadian Armed Forces recruiting, contact your local recruiting centre by calling 1-800-856-8488 or go to www.forces.ca.

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