Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

October 26, 2013 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: New Commander for Ottawa Based Army Reserve Brigade

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 26, 2013) - 33 Canadian Brigade Group will conduct a Change of Command parade October 27, 2013 at Ottawa City Hall that will see Colonel Shawn Bindon assume command of 33 Canadian Brigade Group from Colonel Howard Coombs.

When: October 27, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier St, and Cartier Square Drill Hall, 2 Queen Elizabeth Way.
What: From 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. 33 Canadian Brigade Group, a military formation comprising about 100 personnel from 15 Army Reserve units located throughout Eastern Ontario, will conduct the Change of Command parade following the Freedom of the City parade that commences at 10:00 a..m in front of Ottawa City Hall.

Notes to editor / news director:

Media are invited for photo opportunities from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please arrive at 10:45 a.m. and contact Lieutenant Scott Atchison if you plan to attend. 33 Canadian Brigade Group will also be conducting rehearsals in front of City Hall Saturday, October 26, 2013.

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