Canadian Armed Forces Medical Team returns home from Sierra Leone

March 5, 2015
OTTAWA – The first Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) medical contingent will return home to Canada tomorrow after deploying to West Africa in support of global efforts to help prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.
The following will welcome the task force home:
Defence Minister Jason Kenney
Major-General Derek Joyce, Deputy Commander Military Personnel Command
Brigadier-General Jean-Robert Bernier, Canadian Forces Surgeon General
When: Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Where: Canada Reception Centre, Ottawa International Airport, 190 Convair Private, Ottawa, ON
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Notes to editor / news director:
There will be a designated spokesperson for the event. Media will be permitted to photograph faces or name tags of personnel returning from this deployment.
Media are asked to confirm attendance no later than 4 p.m. on March 5, 2015 by contacting:
Major Nicole MeszarosPublic Affairs OfficerCanadian Forces Health Servicesnicole.meszaros@forces.gc.ca613-796-5412
To get to the Canada Reception Centre, take the Airport Parkway to Hunt Club West. Turn left onto Paul Benoit Drive, then right on Kiowa Private. The hanger will be directly in front once you turn right, and the entrance has a blue awning over the doorway.
Media inquiries
Media RelationsDepartment of National DefencePhone: 613-996-2353Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca