Live-fire training continues at CFB Suffield with Exercise PRAIRIE STORM 2

Public Notice / June 19, 2017 / Project number: w-ps-17-06b

Ralston, Alberta – June 19, 2017

British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) is conducting its second live-fire training exercise of the year at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Suffield from June 20 to July 23.

Training activities will happen intermittently, day and night, during this time period within the Range and Training Area of CFB Suffield.

Those within proximity of the Base may hear loud noises and observe weapons effects resulting from the exercises.

CFB Suffield reminds the public not to pick up or handle ammunition, such as bombs, grenades, mortar rounds or artillery shells. If any ammunition is discovered, do not move or disturb the item. Please notify the Medicine Hat Police Service (403-529-8481) or your nearest police department for assistance.

Those who wish to travel on the portion of the South Saskatchewan River that runs through the Base are asked to contact CFB Suffield Range Control (403-544-4310) to confirm which dates have unrestricted access.

For more information, please contact:

Natalie Finnemore
Public Affairs Officer
CFB Suffield
Office: 403-544-4405
Cell: 403-594-1683
Natalie.Finnemore@forces.gc.ca

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