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Military vehicles travel to Wainwright, Alberta

EDMONTON, Alta. — From April 1 to 6, approximately 600 military vehicles from Canadian Forces Base Edmonton will be travelling to Wainwright, Alberta, in preparation for large scale military training exercises.

Military vehicles will be travelling East along Anthony Henday Drive, East on the Yellowhead Highway to Highway 36, South along Highway 36 to Highway 14, then East along Highway 14 to 3rd Canadian Division Forces Base Edmonton Detachment Wainwright in Wainwright, Alberta. The public should expect to see a high volume of military vehicles along this route between 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. daily.

The training being conducted at Detachment Wainwright will ensure 3rd Canadian Division soldiers are fully trained and certified by the appropriate Canadian Army authorities, ready for deployments on international operations from July 1, 2019, to August 31, 2020, in support of the foreign and defence policy objectives of the Government of Canada.

 

For more information:

Captain Ken Jacobson

Public Affairs Officer, 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

Phone : 780-973-4011 ext 7415

Email : kendell.jacobson@forces.gc.ca

 

1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

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