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Watch For The Canadian Army Training On Windsor And Essex County Area Roads This Weekend

Friday March 5th, 2021, 1:53pm


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This weekend, the Canadian Army Reserve personnel from The Windsor Regiment (RCAC) – Armoured Recce Patrol Commander (ARPC) course will be conducting mounted reconnaissance training in the South West of Essex County between the Harrow and Kingsville areas.

Activities will include troop and patrol level movement on planned routes and from the Major F.A. Tilston Armoury at 4007 Sandwich St, Windsor.

All activities will happen throughout the day and night on Saturday and Sunday. Members of the public may see military vehicles on Hghway 401, Highway 3 and throughout Windsor, and surrounding areas including LaSalle, Harrow, Kingsville and Essex County south of Highway 401.

Participating soldiers will be carrying unloaded personal weapons and those mounted on vehicles. No ammunition will be present. Personnel will be remaining within their vehicles, except for any required maintenance and resupply.

The training is being conducted in order to maintain and further develop the skills of Canadian Army Reserve soldiers in Armoured Reconnaissance operations, and to practice discipline, safety and effectiveness while operating specific vehicle platforms within local areas.

All of the soldiers participating will be practicing enhanced Force Health Protection Measures based on, and in addition to Public Health guidelines, including wearing masks, extra sanitizing of equipment and hands, and physical distancing where possible.

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