Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 15, 2013 12:32 ET

Media Advisory: Disaster Assistance Response Team Preparations and Departure at 8 Wing Trenton

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 15, 2013) - Media are invited to 8 Wing Trenton as the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, accompanied by Lieutenant-General Guy Thibault, Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff, view on-going preparations and the departure of additional elements of the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART)

When: Friday November 15, 2013 at 4:00 pm (EST).

Where: Main Passenger Terminal, CFB Trenton.

Notes to editor / news director:

Media are asked to arrive at main passenger terminal at 3:45 pm (Media are advised that for operational reasons there may be a delay in this timing).

Additional information on the DART is available: http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/operations-abroad-recurring/dart.page

Imagery of the Canadian Armed Forces' contribution to Canada's humanitarian assistance and relief efforts are available: http://www.forcesimages.ca

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