Land Force Central Area - Dept of National Defence

Land Force Central Area - Dept of National Defence

October 12, 2012 09:00 ET

Public Service Announcement: Blank Ammunition to Be Fired Near Godfrey, Ontario

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 12, 2012) - Soldiers will be armed and sounds of blank small arms ammunition will be heard in the area of Godfrey, Ontario from 13-14 October 2012, from 6 a.m. Saturday to 12 a.m. Sunday. Approximately 100 army reservists from across 33 Canadian Brigade Group (33 CBG) will be taking part in Exercise RIVER WOLF II.

Motorists are asked to remain vigilant and drive with care as military personnel and vehicles may be seen in the area of Godfrey, ONT. Exercise RIVER WOLF II will allow soldiers the opportunity to train in a combined unit environment at the same time practice skills in an unfamiliar location among a civilian population.

33 Canadian Brigade Group (33 CBG) comprises 15 Army Reserve units across eastern Ontario, spanning from Cornwall to Oshawa to Timmins, ONT. There are approximately 2000 personnel employed throughout 20 communities within the brigade.

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