Media advisory - From Quebec to Kandahar - Valcartier contingent soon deployed to Afghanistan

    VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Jan. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are
invited to join the Valcartier military community this Monday, January 28,
during a gathering that will underline the deployment of about a hundred
soldiers of 12e Régiment blindé du Canada.


    Date/Time: Monday, January 28, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon
    Place: Valcartier Garrison


    This gathering strives to draw together soldiers and their families in
the same place to underline the approaching departure of troops. They will
gradually integrate the Joint Task Force Afghanistan (JTF-Afg), Rotation 5,
between February and September 2008.
    Media representatives that want to be present at the gathering are asked
to call Alex Maillé, at (418) 844-5000 ext. 4224. They can show up at the Main
gate of the Valcartier Garrison on January 28, at 9:45 a.m. to be escorted to
the meeting location.

For further information:

For further information: 5 CMBG Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000
extension 4224, Pager: (418) 260-3082

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