July 26, 2015
OTTAWA – General Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, has issued this statement following the death of Private Kirby Tott:
“On behalf of all members of the Canadian Armed Forces, I wish to offer my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Private Kirby Tott, as well as his immediate military family, the Rocky Mountain Rangers.
“This sad event reminds me that a loss of life can occur as easily at home as overseas. Regardless of the instance, I have always been proud of how we, as members of the CAF take care of one another in these difficult times. In the days and weeks ahead, my thoughts and prayers will be with those closest to Private Tott. I assure you that we will be here for you.”
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