Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 30, 2008 10:36 ET

Media Advisory: The Governor General to Attend Canadian Forces Change Of Command Ceremony

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 30, 2008) - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will preside over the change of command ceremony which will transfer command of the Canadian Forces from General Rick Hillier to General Walt Natynczyk on July 2, 2008, at 10 a.m., at the Canadian Reception Centre in Uplands.

Media planning to attend are asked to complete and return an accreditation form, which is available at http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/newsroom/media/contact_e.asp. Further information about the ceremony can also be obtained from National Defence.

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