Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 29, 2011 17:07 ET

Media Advisory: Task Force Canuck Returns From Afghanistan

8 WING TRENTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 29, 2011) - Media are invited to join Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, Chris Alexander, General Walter Natynczyk, Chief of the Defence Staff, Major-General Alain Parent, Commander 1 Canadian Air Division, and Brigadier-General Michael Hood, Deputy Director General International Security Policy, as they welcome home Task Force Canuck personnel returning from Kandahar.

When: Wednesday, 30 November 2011, 3:30 p.m. (EST). Media are requested to be in place no later than 3 p.m.

Where: 8 Wing Trenton, 7 Hangar. Media will be escorted by 8 Wing personnel from the main lounge of the Passenger Terminal to the venue.

What: Return of Task Force Canuck from ten years of continuous service in support of coalition forces in Afghanistan.

Notes to editor / news director: Media are to contact Lt Christopher Daniel, 8 Wing Public Affairs Officer, at (613) 392-2811 extension 4565, no later than 10 a.m. 30 Nov, to coordinate registration and access. Satellite trucks are requested to arrive no later than 2 p.m.

For more information about Task Force Canuck, visit: http://www.comfec-cefcom.forces.gc.ca/pa-ap/fs-ev/2011/11/23-eng.asp

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