Joint Personnel Support Unit Change of Command

Media Advisory

April 18, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to attend a ceremony at the Labelle Building as Brigadier-General Shane Brennan assumes Command of the Joint Personnel Support Unit (JPSU) from Captain (Navy) Marie-France Langlois. Lieutenant-General Charles Lamarre, Commander of Military Personnel Command, will preside over the ceremony.

Brigadier-General Brennan will oversee the JPSU, its 24 Integrated Personnel Support Centres, and eight Satellites Sites, which provide services and support to over 1600 ill and injured CAF personnel, serving and retired members, their families, and families of the deceased. The JPSU also serves over 4400 walk-in clients on an annual basis.

What: JPSU Change of Command Ceremony 

When: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 20, 2017 

Where: Labelle Building, 4210 Labelle Street East, Ottawa Ontario, K1J 1J7


Notes to editor / news director: 

To confirm attendance, interested media are requested to contact Lieutenant (Navy) Kelly Boyden at (613) 996-4620 or by email at

Media are required to arrive no later than 10:15 a.m. and must present media identification.
Limited parking is available on site.

Brigadier-General Brennan and Lieutenant-General Lamarre will hold a media availability immediately following the ceremony.


Lieutenant(Navy) Kelly Boyden
Public Affairs Officer
Canadian Armed Forces
Phone: 613-996-4620

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811

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