An Unified Armed Force Of Canada Essay

1769 Words Oct 1st, 2016 8 Pages
Introduction to Where I Work
I am currently employed in The Canadian Armed Forces which is the unified armed force of Canada. This unified group consists of air, land and sea forces referred to as the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), Canadian Army, and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), I am in the Canadian Army. Personnel may belong to either the Regular Force or the Reserve Force, I am a regular forces member, simply meaning I serve full time. Some reserve members may serve full time as well.

Currently, my unit 1CER, is under 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) is a regular force formation in the army of 3rd Canadian Division and is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. 3rd Canadian Division (3 Cdn Div) is the new name of Land Force Western Area. It is one of four operational commands in Canadas Army. This command is responsible for all the Canadian Army administration and operations in western Canada from Thunder Bay, Ontario to the Pacific Ocean.

The command mission is: “1 CMBG will generate, employ and sustain combined-arms combat forces for operations in the service of Canada.”

The vision statement is: “1 CMBG is ready to fight and win on the modern battlefield. Rapidly deployable, decisive and aggressive, 1 CMBG soldiers are flexible in mind and action, mentally and physically resilient and relentless in the pursuit of excellence. Intelligent, tough and compassionate, our actions are always beyond reproach, serving as…

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