Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 02, 2016 13:33 ET

Media Advisory: Change of Command Parade at 42 Field Artillery Regiment

PEMBROKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 2, 2016) - Media are invited to a change of command parade on May 7, led by the Commander of 33 Canadian Brigade Group, Colonel Kelly, for 42 Field Artillery Regiment in Pembroke.

When: Saturday May 7, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Pembroke Armoury, Pembroke (177 Victoria Street)

What: Commander of 33 Canadian Brigade Group, Colonel Patrick Kelly, will preside over the parade and speak. Incoming commanding officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Gary Hardwick and the outgoing commanding officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Stephen Fritz-Millett will address the parade. During the change of command parade media representatives will have the opportunity to photograph the commanders and the soldiers. At the conclusion of the parade, media may conduct interviews upon request.

Notes to editor:

Media are requested to arrive at the armoury at 1:15 p.m. to meet Acting Sub-Lieutenant Melanie Aqiqi, Unit Public Affairs Officer. Media must have photo identification.

Contact Information

  • Acting Sub-Lieutenant Melanie Aqiqi
    42 Field Artillery Regiment
    Unit Public Affairs Representative
    613-732-4470 x 264
    Melanie.aqiqi@forces.gc.ca