Ceremony for the rededication of the Kandahar Cenotaph

Media advisory

August 13, 2019 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to attend the rededication ceremony of the Kandahar Cenotaph at National Defence Headquarters (Carling) on August 17, 2019.

The Canadian Armed Forces will hold a rededication ceremony for the Kandahar Cenotaph with families and friends of the Fallen, and invited guests, in attendance. The ceremony will be held outdoors in front of the Afghanistan Memorial Hall at National Defence Headquarters (Carling) in Ottawa.

When:             Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.,

Where:            National Defence Headquarters (Carling)
                         60 Moodie Drive
                         Ottawa, Ontario

Notes to editor / news director: 

There will only be room on the media riser for 1 videographer, however, a video pool feed will be available to all media. On the day of the event, media representatives must arrive on site no later than 10 a.m. Members of the media who will be covering the ceremony must be set up in the designated media area by 10:45 a.m.

Media wishing to attend must register by Friday, August 16, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. EDT, by contacting Mark Kannon, Directorate of Army Public Affairs at mark.kannon@forces.gc.ca or 613-971-7119.

Once media have registered, detailed instructions on how the day will unfold will be provided.

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Afghanistan Memorial Hall - Background

Kandahar Cenotaph Honours the Fallen

How to visit the Afghanistan Memorial Hall

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