Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

February 26, 2009 16:03 ET

Media Advisory: Media Availability With the Minister of National Defence, the Chief of the Defence Staff and the Commander of NORAD and USNORTHCOM

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2009) - A joint media availability with the Honourable Peter Gordon MacKay, the Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, General Walt Natynczyk, the Chief of the Defence Staff, and General Gene Renuart, the Commander of NORAD and USNORTHCOM, will be held Friday, February 27, 2009 to discuss Canada and US military relations.

Event details are as follows:



Date: Friday, February 27, 2009

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Commonwealth Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill


Note: For further information, contact Jay Paxton, Press Secretary to the Minister of National Defence at 613-996-3100 or Major Cindy Tessier, Public Affairs Officer for the Chief of the Defence Staff at 613-996-4023.

A biography for General Renuart can be found at: http://www.norad.mil/leaders/Bio_Gen_Renuart_mar07.pdf

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