Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 03, 2013 13:30 ET

Media Advisory: Change of Command and Change of Chief Warrant Officer Appointment for the Royal Military College Saint-Jean

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 3, 2013) - The Royal Military College Saint-Jean will hold a ceremony on July 5, 2013, to mark the change of command from Colonel Guy Maillet to Colonel Jennie Carignan, as well as the change of Chief Warrant Officer Appointment from Chief Petty Officer 1st class Pierre Langlois to Chief Warrant Officer France Dupuis.

What: Change of command and change of Chief Warrant Officer appointment for Royal Military College Saint-Jean.

Where: Dextraze Building, Royal Military College Saint-Jean, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec.

When: Friday, July 5, 2013, at 11 a.m.

Major-General Pierre Forgues, Commander of the Canadian Defence Academy, will preside over the ceremony.

Notes to editors / news directors: Media are requested to arrive no later than 10:45 a.m. for the Royal Military College Saint-Jean Change of Command ceremony. Interviews will be available with the outgoing Royal Military College Saint-Jean Commandant, Colonel Guy Maillet, prior to the ceremony. Interviews will be available with the incoming Royal Military College Saint-Jean Commandant, Colonel Jennie Carignan, immediately after the ceremony.

Interview requests must be coordinated prior to the event through Captain Eric Le Marec, Public Affairs Officer, at (450) 358-6777, extension 5736, or by email at Eric.LeMarec@forces.gc.ca .

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