Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

April 21, 2009 13:02 ET

Media Advisory: Soldiers Return from Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 21, 2009) - The Honourable Peter Gordon MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, and General Walt Natynczyk, Chief of the Defence Staff, will be greeting soldiers returning from their deployment to Afghanistan. There will be just over sixty soldiers returning home on this flight.



Where: Canada Reception Centre, Uplands

When: Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Time: 9:30 p.m.


A map to the Canada Reception Center is available on the Marketwire Website at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/hangar11.jpg.

Contact Information

  • Information: 1-866-377-0811/613-996-2353
    After hours: 613-792-2973
    www.forces.gc.ca
    or
    To confirm flight timings and attendance:
    Nancy Cook
    Communications Advisor
    613-943-2668
    613-808-3522 (cell)
    nancy.cook@forces.gc.ca