Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 07, 2011 09:55 ET

Media Advisory: Swearing in of 30 Recruits and Change of Command at CFRC Quebec

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 7, 2011) - Media representatives are invited to the swearing in ceremony of 30 new recruits and to the change of command ceremony of the Canadian Forces Recruiting Center (CFRC) Quebec.

Commodore Daniel MacKeigan, Commander of the Canadian Forces Recruiting Group, and Colonel Guy Maillet, Commandant of the Royal Military College St-Jean, will preside over the ceremony.

When: Saturday 9 July 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Valcartier Military Family Ressource Center,
Bldg. 93, CFB Valcartier, Courcelette, QC.
What: Swearing in of 30 recruits and change of command at CFRC Quebec.

On this occasion, the outgoing commanding officer, Major Sébastien Picard, and the incoming commanding officer, Major Annie Métivier, will sign the Change of Command Certificate for the Canadian Forces Recruiting Center Québec.

Notes to editor / news director: Media are requested to arrive no later than 9:45 a.m.

Contact information: Media interested in attending the Ceremony are requested to contact Lieutenant (Navy) Carl Tremblay at 418-648-3636 extension 2346 or at

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