Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 03, 2011 17:29 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Fantino Welcomes Home Personnel from Libya Mission

3 WING BAGOTVILLE, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 3, 2011) - Media are invited to join the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, as he greets personnel from 3 Wing Bagotville, who are returning home from Op MOBILE, Canada's contribution to the UN mandated and NATO-led Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR.

When: Friday, 4 November 2011, 3:45 pm (for a 4:00 p.m. arrival).

Where: Main parking area, at the entrance of the base (chapel), in order to be escorted in the General Restriction Area.

What: Return of seven CF-18s and a tanker as part of Op MOBILE.

Notes to editor / news director: Please confirm your presence to Captain Julie Brunet, 3 Wing Public Affairs Officer, at (418) 677-4000, extension 7277 or (418) 550-0608. Please note, that the escort convoy will be heading out at 3:50 p.m. and will it will not be possible to enter the General Restriction Area thereafter.

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