Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

August 03, 2012 13:20 ET

Media Advisory: Launch of Fortissimo 2012

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 3, 2012) - Media are invited to question a panel of representatives participating in Fortissimo 2012, including Lieutenant Colonel Jaimie Ogilvie, Commanding Officer of the Jamaican Military Band, Jamaican Defence Force, a representative from the U.S. Army, a representative from the German Forces, and Captain David Rennie, Adjutant of the Ceremonial Guard of the Canadian Army. Media will also have the opportunity to speak with soldiers and performers and to view the final dress rehearsal of the show.

When: Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 6:00-7:00 p.m.; final dress rehearsal begins 7:00 p.m.
Where: Centennial Flame, Parliament Hill, K1A 0A9, Ottawa, Ont.
What: Media availability with Fortissimo participating units and final dress rehearsal preview.

Contact Information

  • To confirm attendance, media are requested to contact
    Lieutenant (Navy) Crystal Myers at (416) 873-2948,, or at
    416-633-6200 ext 5505 by 10:00 a.m. on August 7th.

    For more information:
    Warrant Officer Richard Tangalin
    Ceremonial Guard Drill Sergeant
    (613) 949-1288 or Cell: (613) 889-5245