In preparation to respond to requests for assistance military vehicles driving to CFB Borden 

On April 5, 2020, the Canadian Armed Forces issued a public service announcement informing local residents that they could see a number of personnel and vehicles from 33 Canadian Brigade Group (CBG) on the roads travelling to Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Borden on Monday, April 6, 2020. 

“In preparation to respond to federal, provincial, or municipal requests for assistance (RFA), approximately 95 members are being mobilized from 33 CBG. These RFAs are expected to be in support of the fight against COVID-19 and other emergencies, such as floods and fires,” read the statement. 

The announcement noted that the personnel would be positioned from CFB Borden, to support and react to the needs as they are identified in co-ordination with our civilian partners. 

“Members of 33 CBG are trained and experienced professionals who take pride in helping their fellow Canadians,” ended the statement. 

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Cyndi Mills

Over the last 24 years Cyndi Mills has had the opportunity to move around the country with her husband, Scott and their four children. Having lived in Chilliwack, Edmonton, London and Petawawa. She stumbled into the world of journalism by accident – looking for a career that could give her the flexibility to work from home to be with her children and support her husband's military career. Cyndi is also a military parent as her two oldest children are in the military.

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