National Defence

National Defence

January 22, 2016 08:00 ET

Public Service Announcement: Army Reservists to Conduct Winter Skills Training

ST CHARLES, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 22, 2016) - Approximately 25 Reservists from the 2nd Battalion Irish Regiment of Canada will participate in winter skills training in and around the St-Charles community center on January 23, 2015.

Soldiers will be moving on foot and conducting training at in the vicinity of the St-Charles community center. Soldier will have service rifles, although no ammunition will be carried. Traffic should not be significantly affected, however we ask drivers to remain vigilant during this time as soldiers will be moving on foot down the side of the road. Members of the community are welcome to approach and observe the training.

This exercise is being conducted to allow soldiers to practice essential skills required in winter conditions and includes training in winter camp setup routine, as well as movement in a snow covered environment.

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