VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, March 25 /CNW Telbec/ - In order to show appreciation for their hospitality, soldiers in training in the Centre-du-Québec region welcome citizens to meet them during an exhibition that will take place at these timings:
Thursday, March 25, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday, April 8, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.
La Grande Place des Bois-Francs Commercial Center (parking lot)
1111, Jutras Boul. East, Victoriaville
Visitors will then be able to discuss with soldiers and learn about the equipment used during training. Young and old are welcome and it's free!
Approximately 600 troops from Valcartier are taking part in a military exercise in the Centre-du-Québec region up to April 9, 2010. The goal of this training is to prepare troops for a deployment to Afghanistan in fall 2010.
Note to the editor:
To obtain further details on this military exercise, you can refer to the Public Service Announcement issued on CNW Telbec's news wire on Friday, March 19, 2010, at about 1:00 p.m.
SOURCE National Defence
For further information: For further information: Lieutenant Mélina Archambault, Acting Public Affairs Officer, 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, (418) 844-5000, ext 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082