Media advisory - Press briefing on the passing away of two Valcartier soldiers in Afghanistan



    VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Aug. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the
announcement of the death of Master Corporal Christian Duchesne, of 5 Field
Ambulance, and Master Warrant Officer Mario Mercier, of 2 Battalion, Royal 22e
Régiment, in Afghanistan yesterday, military authorities will hold a press
briefing today at 3:00 P.M., on the Valcartier Garrison.
    At that time, military representatives will address media with certain
biographical details on the two soldiers who deceased during their mission.
They will also take a moment to honour the memory of their fallen colleagues.
    Media representatives who wish to attend the press briefing are invited
to show up at the main gate of the Valcartier Garrison this Thursday, August
23, starting at 1:45 P.M. From there, they will be escorted to the location
where the press briefing will be held.




For further information:

For further information: Captain Mathieu Dufour, Valcartier Public
Affairs Officer, (418) 844-5000 ext 5880, Pager: (418) 260-2548


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