Media advisory - Press briefing following the loss of Private Patrick Lormand

VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Sept. 14 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the death of Private Patrick Lormand, members of media are invited to a press briefing from Colonel Jean-Marc Lanthier, Commander 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5 CMBG), on the Valcartier Garrison on September 14, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.

    When:  Monday September 14, 2009, 10:00 a.m. - Media arrival at 9:30 a.m.
    Where: Valcartier Garrison's Main Gate

Colonel Lanthier will then make a short declaration about the announcement of the death of Private Patrick Lormand, happened in Afghanistan on September 13, 2009.

Media representatives who wish to be present are asked to inform 5 CMBG Public Affairs personnel at one of the numbers bellow. All must be present at Valcartier Garrison's main gate at 9:30 a.m. at the latest to be escorted to the gathering point.

SOURCE National Defence

For further information: For further information: Captain Lyne Poirier, Public Affairs Officer 5 CMBG, (418) 844-5000 extension 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082

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