Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

September 12, 2012 13:39 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence to Make an Announcement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2012) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will highlight Canada's next generation tank during a visit to Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Gagetown.

When: Thursday, September 13, 2012, at 11:30 a.m.

Where: CFB Gagetown Training Area. Attendees are encouraged to meet at the Base Theatre across from the Canex at 10:00 a.m.

What: Announcement regarding the arrival of major equipment.

Note to Editors/News Directors:

Please respond no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12. Transport will be provided as no civilian vehicles will be authorized in the CFB Gagetown Training Area.

For more information, please contact Captain Giselle Holland, Combat Training Centre Public Affairs Officer, at (506) 422-3143 (office), (506)-260-3640 (cell) or

For general queries, please contact the Department of National Defence Media Liaison Office at 1-866-377-0811 or 613-996-2353.

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