Media Advisory Article from  National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces

Canadian Armed Forces to commemorate 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait

OTTAWA, ON – February 25, 2016

Media are invited to attend a parade and ceremony to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait, with Canada’s senior serving veterans of the war and Lieutenant-General Michael Hood, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The ceremony will recognize the contributions made by Canadians as part of Operation FRICTION during the First Gulf War. More than 100 veterans of Operation FRICTION are expected to attend the ceremony.

When:
Ceremonial activities begin at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2016.
Where:
The Canadian War Museum (LeBreton Gallery), 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario.
What:
The 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait parade and ceremony

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Note to Editors:

Media are requested to arrive by 10:15 a.m.

For more information and to confirm attendance, contact Lieutenant-Commander Lora Collier, Public Affairs Officer, at 613-947-0299, or at lora.collier@forces.gc.ca.

Please visit the Operation FRICTION page for archived information. 

Media Inquiries:

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811
Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca


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