|By Marketwired .||
|March 17, 2014 07:00 AM EDT||
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/17/14 -- Department of National Defence -
The final flight returning remaining Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel deployed to Afghanistan will be returning to Canada tomorrow, after the end of major military operations for Canada in Afghanistan.
What: His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence and General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, will welcome the troops returning from Afghanistan. When: Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The flight is expected at approximately 9 a.m. Where: Canada Reception Centre (at the Ottawa MacDonald-Cartier International Airport) Hangar 11 190 Convair Private Ottawa
Notes to editor / news director: Media representatives are required to arrive no later than 8 a.m. (EST) and have valid media accreditation. Media will be offered the opportunity to interview returning members of the CAF.
Information on Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan can be found here: http://www.afghanistan.gc.ca/canada-afghanistan/index.aspx
Imagery of the troops homecoming will be posted here: http://www.forcesimages.ca
Overall Imagery of CAF involvement in Afghanistan can be found here: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/site/gallery-eng.asp?value=OPATTENTION
Captain Melina Archambault
Directorate Army Public Affairs