Land Force Central Area - Dept of National Defence

Land Force Central Area - Dept of National Defence

December 22, 2010 08:00 ET

Public Service Announcement Update: Memorial Motorcade For Our Fallen Comrade Corporal Steve Martin

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 22, 2010) - The motorcade carrying our fallen comrade, Corporal Steve Martin, from 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, serving with 1st Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group, based at CFB Valcartier, Quebec, will be travelling on Highway 401 West, this afternoon.

Cpl. Martin was killed December 18th, 2010, after an improvised explosive device detonated while on operations in the Panjwa'i district of Kandahar Province, at approximately 12:30 p.m. local time. 

The aircraft carrying our fallen comrade will arrive at 8 Wing, CFB Trenton at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. The motorcade is expected to leave the base no later than 2:45 p.m. and travelling west on the "Highway of Heroes," is expected to arrive in Toronto at approximately 5:00 p.m. Motorists are advised this may cause a delay in rush-hour traffic.

Contact Information

  • Captain Ron Kronstein