Media advisory - 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5 CMBG)

VALCARTIER, QC, May 5, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Headquarters and Signal Squadron (HQ and Sig Sqn) troops are inviting media representatives to two open-house activities that are being held simultaneously in Lanaudière.

City of Joliette

 

When:

May 7, 2016, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm



Where:

Louis-Querbes Park, Joliette



What:

Headquarters and Signal Squadron troops will be exhibiting their communications equipment, weapons and vehicles

 

Municipality of Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon

 

When:

May 7, 2016, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

May 8, 2016, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon



Where:

Chemin du Mont-de-Lanaudière, Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon



What:

Headquarters and Signal Squadron troops will be exhibiting their communications equipment, weapons and vehicles

 

From April 25 to May 13, 2016, some 200 soldiers from HQ and Sig Sqn will participate in Exercises MERCURE DÉROUILLEUR and MERCURE ASSURÉ. The goal is to maintain radio communication at all times with the main Command Post in Valcartier, while moving from one location to the other.

Notes to the editor/news director

Reporters who would like to cover either of these open-house activities are asked to contact Captain Reda Mesbahi-Amrani at 418-455-3409, or Sergeant Sébastien Fréchette from 5 CMBG Public Affairs Office at 418-955-2216.

 

SOURCE National Defence

For further information: Second-Lieutenant Dominique Tremblay, Public Affairs Officer, 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5 CMBG), Tel: 418-844-5000, extension 4688, Email: affairespubliques.valcartier@forces.gc.ca

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