Media Opportunity with Canadian Commanders following successful NATO Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2018

Media advisory

November 5, 2018 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to conduct one-on-one phone interviews with commanders of deployed components following the successful participation in Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2018.

When: 6 November 2018, from 8 am to 10 am (Eastern time)
Who:   Commodore Craig Skjerpen, Canadian National Commander, Commander Joint Task Force Norway (JTFNOR) and Commander Maritime Task Group.

When: 7 November 2018, from 8 am to 10 am (Eastern time)
Who:   Colonel William Radiff, Air Task Force Commander.
             Colonel Stéphane Boivin, Multinational Brigade and 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Commander.
             Lieutenant-Colonel Todd Anstey, National Command Element Commander and JTFNOR Deputy Commander.

What: During Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2018, approximately 2,000 Canadian Armed Forces members trained with over 50,000 military personnel from 31 nations, testing their ability to defend our populations and territories, deter potential adversaries and work together with Allies and partners in NATO’s biggest exercise in recent years.  


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Notes to editor / news director:
Media are asked to contact the Media Relations Office at 613-996-2353 to submit their interview request. Please indicate your preferences in terms of availability and send us your phone number for the interview. Personnel from the deployed public affairs team will contact you prior to the interview. 


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

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