Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

September 20, 2013 17:21 ET

Media Advisory: Her Majesty's Queen's Medal to Be Awarded

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 20, 2013) - Media are invited to attend the presentation of Her Majesty's Queen's Medal by the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, Lieutenant-General Guy Thibault, to the winners of this year's Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Concentration (CAFSAC).

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 3 p.m.

Where: Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre (CRPTC), Lee Enfield Rd, Nepean, Ontario.

What: Presentation of Her Majesty's Queen's Medal by the Lt.-Gen. Thibault, Vice Chief of the Defence Staff.

The Queen's Medal is the most prestigious award for Champion Shot in Canada, presented to the top marksmen in the Canadian Forces.

Following the competition at approximately 11 a.m. the medalists with be chaired and piped off the firing point by their fellow marksmen.

Note to editor/news director:

Please notify Capt Carrie Pluck, Public Affairs Officer at 1-416-629-8277 or by email; Carrie.pluck@forces.gc.ca if you plan on attending or for any inquires.

For general queries on the Canadian Armed Forces contact the Media Liaison Office at: 1-866-377-0811 or 613-996-2353.

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