New Commander for Military Personnel Command

Media advisory

June 18, 2019 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to attend a ceremony at Cartier Square Drill Hall as Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre assumes command of Military Personnel Command from Lieutenant-General Charles Lamarre.

General Jonathan H. Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, will preside over the ceremony.

What:   Military Personnel Command Change of Command Ceremony

When:  1:50 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2019

Where: Cartier Square Drill Hall, 2 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa


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Military Personnel Command

Notes to editor / news director:

Interested media are requested to contact Captain Kathleen Soucy to confirm their attendance no later than 4 p.m. on June 19 at 613-901-8835 or

Media are required to arrive no later than 1:20 p.m. and must present media identification.

Limited parking is available on site for satellite trucks only, which must be parked by 1:20 p.m.

Lieutenant-General Eyre will hold a media availability immediately following the ceremony.


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

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