SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QC, July 10, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to attend the 5 Area Support Group (5 ASG) assumption of command ceremony for Colonel Hercule Gosselin at Saint-Jean Garrison on July 12, 2013.
5 ASG is a formation made up of more than 60 sites. Among the most important sites are Montreal, Valcartier and Saint-Jean Garrisons, the Quebec Citadel, the Farnham training centre and the St-Hubert and St-Bruno sites. 5 ASG is a very effective organisation and consists of some 4,299 Canadian Forces members and civilian employees. It is responsible for supporting 141 units and nearly 33,000 persons within National Defence located in the province of Quebec area.
Media representatives will have the opportunity to meet the new Commander, as well as a few other members of 5 ASG.
When: Friday, 12 July, at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Saint-Jean Garrison, Hangar HD4.
Media representatives are asked to confirm their presence with the Public Affairs Officer, Captain Marie-Noëlle Blanchet, at 450-358-7099, extension 6163 or at 450-542-0711
Due to the protocol surrounding this official function, media representatives are asked to use the Gouin Gate and to arrive no later than 1:30 p.m. at Hangar HD4 on Saint-Jean Garrison.
SOURCE: 5 Area Support Group (5 ASG)
For further information:
Public Affairs Officer, Captain Marie-Noëlle Blanchet, at 450-358-7099, extension 6163 or at 450-542-0711