Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 30, 2013 14:20 ET

Public Service Announcement: Local Artillery Unit to Fire Gun Salute

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 30, 2013) - Local army reserve unit 30th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, will be firing a 21-gun salute at Rideau Hall for the arrival of Chilean President, Sebastián Piñera on Thursday May 30, 2013. Four C3 Howitzers will be in position and will fire blank rounds in succession starting at 3:15 p.m. Local residents may be alerted to the loud noise caused by the firing.

Contact Information

  • Major James Hampson
    30th Field Regiment, RCA
    613-291-2762