National Defence

National Defence

February 05, 2016 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: New Artillery Training for Local Reserves

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 5, 2016) - Media are invited to attend 49th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery's M777 Lightweight 155-mm howitzer artillery conversion course on February 7, 2016 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

When: Sunday February 7, 2016 at 1 p.m.

Where: 375 Pine St. Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

What: Approximately 20 members of 49th Field Artillery Regiment are taking part in a two week conversion course for the M777 howitzer. This training is the first of its kind in Sault Ste. Marie. and will enable the local reservist more opportunities for training and operations.

Notes to editor:

Media representatives must have identification and are requested to RSVP.

Contact Information

  • Captain Ryan Binkley,
    Unit Public Affairs Representative,
    49th Field Artillery Regiment
    705-541-5200 ext 5207
    ryan.binkley@forces.gc.ca