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Military vehicles hitting the road Oct. 26 and Oct. 31

On their way down to Fort Drum in New York, the 2 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery will be conducting a road move of military vehicles on Oct. 26 and 31.

The 2 RCHA is visiting Fort Drum, a U.S. Army base located just 48 km from the Canadian border, to conduct artillery training with American gunners. After spending several days in the U.S., the unit will return on Oct. 31. This is one of several occasions that the CAF and Fort Drum’s 10th Mountain Division have combined for a joint training.

The vehicles the military is transporting are a mix of green military transport trucks, artillery pieces, such as M-777 Howitzers and Light Armoured Vehicles. Onlookers trying to catch a glimpse of the vehicles may be disappointed because many of the vehicles will be loaded onto flatbed trucks.

The military vehicles will be moving down highways 17, 416 and 417 between Petawawa and the U.S. border.

Above Photo: Similar to the photo above where a Light Support Vehicle Wheeled (LSVW) with a trailer is being transported to Santa Margarida, Portugal for Trident Juncture, vehicles from the 2 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery will be heading to the United States this week. Photo: MCpl Chelsey Hutson, Canadian Forces Combat Camera, IS08-2015-0064-003

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Mishall Rehman

Originally from Atlanta, GA, Mishall is a freelance journalist pursuing her passion for writing in her new homeland Canada. She currently lives in Trenton, ON with her husband.

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