Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence
Royal Canadian Navy

Royal Canadian Navy

June 21, 2012 15:00 ET

Media Advisory: New Honorary Captain for the Royal Canadian Navy

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 21, 2012) - Media are invited to attend a short press conference on Friday, June 22, where the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will be joined by Vice-Admiral Paul Maddison, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, to officially present Ms. Arlene Dickinson with her appointment as an Honorary Captain (Navy) in the Royal Canadian Navy. The Minister will also discuss the importance of the Honorary Captain (Navy) / Colonel program.

WHEN: June 22, 2012 at 8:15 a.m.

WHERE: Conference room D, located at 101 Colonel By dr., Ottawa.

Notes to editor / news director:

Media are invited to be in place no later than 7:45 a.m. For media who wish to call in, please dial 1-800-814-4859. For more information, please contact Captain Annie Morin, Navy Public Affairs at (613) 945-0876 or at annie.morin@forces.gc.ca

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