Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 22, 2014 11:00 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Return Colour to 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

PETAWAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 22, 2014) - National Defence

450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron (THS), Royal Canadian Air Force, will receive its Colour - a special, consecrated flag specific to military units - from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Queen of Canada.

Where: Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario
450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron, Building CC-128
When: 10:30 a.m. (EST), March 24, 2014
Who: VIPs attending the ceremony include:
  • His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief
    of Canada
  • Major-General Richard Foster, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff
  • Major-General P.F. Wynnyk, Deputy Commander Canadian Army
  • Brigadier-General Christian Drouin, Deputy Commander Force Generation, 1 Canadian Air Division
  • Brigadier-General O.H. Lavoie, Commander 4th Canadian Division and Joint Task Force Central

Note to editors: Journalists are asked to arrive at 450 THS Building CC-128 no later than 10 a.m. (EST).

Contact Information

  • 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron:
    Captain Martin Bergeron
    Unit Public Affairs Representative
    (613) 687-5511 x3878
    martin.Bergeron@forces.gc.ca

    1 Wing Headquarters:
    Captain John-Hugh MacDonald
    Public Affairs Officer
    (613) 541-5010 x8264
    John-Hugh.MacDonald@forces.gc.ca

    Media Relations:
    Department of National Defence
    (613) 996-2353
    Toll-Free: 1 866 377-0811