General Dynamics Canada Sponsors 2012 Army Run
July 12, 2012 | Featured Story
For the fifth consecutive year General Dynamics Canada shows support for the Canadian Forces through sponsorship of this popular event
OTTAWA, ON, July 12, 2012 - General Dynamics Canada has announced continued brigade level sponsorship of the 2012 Army Run. A major sponsor and supporter since its inception, the company will also field a team of 130 employees to participate in the 5-kilometer and half-marathon events.
"General Dynamics Canada has been a partner to the defence sector for more than 60 years. Supporting our troops on the front line doesn't just mean providing them with the best possible equipment to conduct missions on behalf of Canada," says David Ibbetson, vice president and general manager, General Dynamics Canada. "We believe that supporting the Army Run and its charities makes a difference in the lives of our troops and their families."
General Dynamics Canada is a leader in the development and implementation of tactical internet systems worldwide. The company also delivers airborne and underwater Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems for the international market. The company is part of General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). For information about General Dynamics Canada please go to www.gdcanada.com.
The 2012 Canada Army Run will be held in Ottawa, Canada on September 23 and features a 5-kilometer run and a half-marathon. The event has a true military character, from the cannon used as a starter's pistol to the dog-tag medals soldiers place around all participants' necks at the finish line. For more information about the Canada Army Run, please go towww.armyrun.ca.