NORAD, USNORTHCOM Change of Command Ceremony

Media advisory

May 23, 2018 – Colorado Springs – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will travel to Colorado Springs on May 23 and 24, 2018, to attend the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) Change of Command ceremony.

United States Air Force General Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy will replace outgoing Commander General Lori Robinson, who has provided exemplary leadership as Commander NORAD and USNORTHCOM since 2016.

While at NORAD Minister Sajjan will meet with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis.



Byrne Furlong
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-3100           

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353

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