Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 10, 2013 16:57 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Armed Forces Welcome 26 New Officers

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 10, 2013) - Media are invited to participate in a ceremony where 26 young Canadians from the Québec City area will enrol as officers in the Canadian Armed Forces.

The Canadian Forces Recruiting Group's Commander, Brigadier-General Louis Meloche, will preside over the enrolment ceremony. Members of the media will have the opportunity to interview Brigadier-General Meloche and some of the new Officer Cadets.

Where: Canadian Forces Base Valcartier's Officers' Mess
Puize Street, Building 511
Valcartier military base (Québec)
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Time: 1 p.m.

NOTES TO EDITOR, NEWS EDITOR AND DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION SERVICES : Media who wish to attend the ceremony are asked to contact Captain Michel Beauchemin at 418-570-8159. They must present themselves at the auditorium before 12:45 p.m.

For more information about recruitment in the Canadian Armed Forces, please contact your local recruitment centre at 1-800-856-8488, or visit

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