49th Field Regiment to take part in training exercises during May

The 49th Field Regiment will be conducting training excercies throughout the month of May. 

This training is set to take place on May 9, 12 and 24-26. 

“The public is advised that they will see military vehicles travelling in groups on this date and they will see soldiers within Bellevue Park (May 9) and in the Snow Dumps located at Peoples Rd, Shannon Rd, Queen St E and Goulais Ave (May 12, 24-26),” a news release issued today states.  

Drivers are asked to be cautious as the unit will travel in groups on public streets.

For more information, see the releases below. 

The 49th (Sault Ste Marie) Field Regiment will be conducting an exercise in the city of Sault Ste Marie on May 9, 2022. Approximately 20 Army reservists will be involved in the exercise. The purpose of this exercise is so that soldiers can practise their skills learned to date while on an Artillery Reconnaissance Technician course. The public is advised that they will see military vehicles travelling in groups on this date, and they will see soldiers within Bellevue Park using Artillery Instruments to conduct survey. There will be no use of ammunition nor pyrotechnics during the conduct of this exercise.

Motorist are asked to be cautious as the unit will travel in groups on public streets.

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The 49th (Sault Ste Marie) Field Regiment will be conducting an exercise in the city of Sault Ste Marie on May 12, 2022. Approximately 20 Army reservists will be involved in the exercise. The purpose of this exercise is so that soldiers can practise their skills learned to date while on an Artillery Reconnaissance Technician course. The public is advised that they will see military vehicles travelling in groups on this date, and they will see soldiers within in the Snow Dumps located at Peoples Rd, Shannon Rd, Queen St E and Goulais Ave using Artillery Instruments to conduct survey. There will be no use of ammunition nor pyrotechnics during the conduct of this exercise.

Motorist are asked to be cautious as the unit will travel in groups on public streets.

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The 49th (Sault Ste Marie) Field Regiment will be conducting an exercise in the city of Sault Ste Marie, May 24-26, 2022. Approximately 40 Army reservists will be involved in the exercise. The purpose of this exercise is so that soldiers can practise their tactics and skills during operations learned to date while on an Artillery Reconnaissance Technician course. The public is advised that they will see military vehicles travelling in groups on these dates, and they will see soldiers within in the Snow Dumps located at Peoples Rd, Shannon Rd, Queen St E and Goulais Ave using Artillery Instruments to conduct reconnaissance, survey and occupation of deployment locations. The unit will conduct training with personal service weapons. There will be no use of ammunition nor pyrotechnics during the conduct of this exercise.

Motorist are asked to be cautious as the unit will travel in groups on public streets.

Residents should be advises that the soldiers will be carrying service rifles and support weapons.

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