Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 28, 2007 11:42 ET

Media Advisory: Soldiers Send Holiday Greetings

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2007) - Canadian Forces (CF) Combat Camera will provide video footage of holiday season messages from CF personnel currently deployed in Afghanistan and the Arabian Gulf. The messages can be downloaded from the following site:

http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/common/combatcamera/news

The footage is transmitted over the Internet in MPEG 4 format and needs to be re-sized for broadcast. Directions for re-sizing are also posted. The audio from these files can also be used for radio.

Media who experience difficulty in downloading the holiday season messages or require additional information are asked to contact the numbers below for assistance.

Inquiries :

Andre Rousseau (613) 995-8736
LCdr Kent Penney (613) 996-0261

NOTE: For information on Canadian Forces Combat Camera and imagery from Canadian Forces Operations: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/

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