3rd Canadian Division - Western Canada

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With a mindset of ‘One Team, One Mission’, 3rd Canadian Division (3 Cdn Div) aligned with Strong, Secure, Engaged: Canada’s Defence Policy and is currently focused on:

For more than 100 years, the formations and units of Western Canada—and the 3 Cdn Div One Team—have made enormous contributions to achieve operational excellence at home and abroad. Currently, there are approximately 5,800 Regular Force soldiers, 5,300 Reserve Force soldiers, 3,000 Canadian Rangers and 1,000 DND Civilians employed under 3 Cdn Div command. One of four operational commands of the Canadian Army, 3 Cdn Div is responsible for all Canadian Army administration and operations in Western Canada from the Pacific Ocean to Thunder Bay, ON, with the exception of the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre in Wainwright, AB, which is administered by the Canadian Army Training and Doctrine Centre. 3 Cdn Div is headquartered at 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Edmonton (3 CDSB Edmonton).

3 Cdn Div encompasses the following formations:

Western Canadian Army locations

Command Team

Commander: Brigadier-General W.H. Fletcher

Chief Warrant Officer René Kiens

Division Sergeant-Major: Chief Warrant Officer René Kiens,
MMM, MSM, CD

Contact Us

 3rd Canadian Division Headquarters
700 Vimy Ave
Box 10500 Stn Forces
Edmonton, AB  T5J 4J5
780-973-4011, Ext. 8144

News

Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen is participating in the 2019 Canada Army Run

Army Run is Canada’s run, says Indigenous ambassador

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — For Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen, Sergeant Major of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group Battle School and the Indigenous Advisor to the Brigade Commander, the Canada Army Run (CAR) half-marathon is nothing new. In fact, CAR 2019 will be his fourth time participating. What is new is the title he will carry at this year’s event: Indigenous Ambassador.
September 19, 2019

Aviator (Basic) Jade Lefebvre stands among an assortment of hockey gear

Deployed to Latvia with hockey gear for cultural exchange events

Shilo, Manitoba — It was a hive of activity on a muggy Monday morning at the Kapyong Barracks on July 9, 2019 as about 130 soldiers began their six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, with hockey gear and fishing rods packed along with their usual soldier gear.
August 27, 2019

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