Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

August 28, 2012 16:00 ET

Media Advisory: Change of Command Ceremony for Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 28, 2012) - Media are invited to attend the change of command ceremony for the Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre (CFRC) Vancouver on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in New Westminster, BC.

Brigadier-General Louis Meloche, Commander of Canadian Forces Recruiting Group, will preside over the ceremony during which Commanding Officer Major Darrin Kenny will hand over command of the CFRC to Major Gordon Sharpe.

Where: Honour House, 509 St. George St, New Westminster, BC V3L 1L1.

When: 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 29, 2012.

There will be a media availability with Brigadier-General Louis Meloche and the incoming commander, Major Gordon Sharpe, following the ceremony.

Note to editors: Media are asked to identify themselves to the Unit Public Affairs Representative Captain Jennifer Hillman upon arrival at the ceremony.

For more information, or to RSVP, please contact to Captain Hillman at (604) 694-6390 extension 6352 or

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