VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Around 350 Canadian
Forces members from 3 Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment (3 R22eR), will be
deployed in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region between
February 6 and 11 to carry out a winter exercise. The training exercise
will consist of various scenarios simulating aid to civilian
authorities and involving land and airborne operations.
Throughout the exercise, day or night, residents of the municipalities
to be visited may see military vehicles travelling on the roads,
parachutists jumping from Griffon helicopters and soldiers patrolling
the woods on snowmobiles, snowshoes or military skis.
The 3 R22eR members will be supported in their tasks by colleagues from
430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron.
The participating CF members wish to thank the local residents for
welcoming them to the area.
SOURCE National Defence
For further information:
Captain Ginette Champagne
Public Affairs Officer
5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
Telephone: 418-844-5000, ext 6637